Annual U.S. Technology IPOs

Annual U.S. Technology IPOs

Proof Point

U.S. technology IPOs showing strong signs of growth in 2017, expected to rebound from two-year decline which started in 2015

Annual U.S. Technology IPOs

2012 – 2017 H1 (number)

Proof Point Findings

  • U.S. Technology IPOs – Number of technology startups filing for initial public offering intending to sell shares of stock to public in exchange for capital or ownership
  • Decline in Tech IPOs – Total U.S. technology IPOs experienced two-year decline beginning in 2015 after reaching 38 in 2014, highest in last five years
  • Expected 2017 Rebound – 2017 projected to see rebound in technology IPOs with 10 deals already made in 2017 H1, including Snap’s $3.4 billion IPO
  • Key Drivers – Include proliferation of disruptive startups, recovering U.S. economy, improving investment climate, increasing startup preference to remain private for longer period of time, and intensifying competition with increasingly agile and innovative traditional companies

Market Disruption


Information Technology


Date Last Updated

September 3, 2017

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