Lena Gaede

Thinking of Listing in NASDAQ?

Robert Klein, a partner at Index Ventures, warns European startups about listing in NASDAQ. An IPO in NASDAQ and LSE might seem appealing to startups because of the higher valuation, but the effort could disrupt the company in the long term as the CEO and CFO have to spend time traveling to woo new investors while maintaining the stock price. Klein highlights that companies need to view an IPO as a growth stage and not as an exit strategy, since opportunities for development increase, but a listing is always difficult to manage across continents.

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