Snapchat's strange, confusing yet pivotal IPO - The Australian Financial Review

The company behind Snapchat is in the final stages of preparing for an IPO that will be critical for sentiment in the technology sector and capital markets more broadly this year. Bloomberg. Share on Facebook · Share on twitter. by John McDuling ...and more »

Facebook's Clones Attack Snapchat - Bloomberg

Facebook Inc.'s attitude toward younger competitor Snap Inc. seems to be: we can't have you, so we'll create our own versions of you. Ever since Snap turned down a $3 billion Facebook acquisition offer in 2013, the social media giant has churned out ...and more »

How Snap's Big Stock Gifts to Insiders Could Sting Future Investors - Fortune

Making money on Snap stock increasingly figures to be a long shot, not a snap. Analysts and pundits have been rightly warning about numerous dangers lurking in the upcoming public offering for the parent company of popular photo-sharing app Snapchat.and more »

One way Snapchat's IPO will be unique: The shares won't come with voting rights - Recode

Snap has filed paperwork for an IPO and is expected to start trading its stock on the New York Stock Exchange early next month. That means almost anyone with a little money on hand will finally be able to invest in Snap, the company that makes Snapchat ...and more »

Snapchat Spectacles are now available online - The Verge

Snap is now selling Spectacles online in the United States. The funky $129 Snapchat sunglasses with a built-in camera were announced in the fall, and for a while they were pretty hard to get, but the company has now closed up the pop-up shop in New ...and more »

Snapchat Spectacles now sold online - Phys.Org

If you didn't race out to Los Angeles to get them, or stand in an endless line in Santa Monica, Calif., or catch a helicopter ride to the middle of the Grand Canyon, or brave the Manhattan cold, or pay a premium on eBay, well, you finally can just go ...and more »

You Can Now Buy Snapchat Spectacles Online - MakeUseOf

Snapchat is now selling its Google Glass-style Spectacles online. This means anyone in the U.S. can buy a pair of Snapchat Spectacles, and start recording short videos of the world around them. Snapchat's Spectacles are sunglasses with a tiny video ...and more »

With strong founder control, Snap is following in the footsteps of Facebook...and Zynga - CNBC

A fast-growing internet startup with a "visionary" founder goes public and offers negligible rights to the shareholders buying billions of dollars worth of stock. We've seen this movie before. There are many comparisons to be made between Facebook and ...and more »

You can now buy Snap's video-recording sunglasses online - Recode

Snap has been selling the glasses since November, but you could only buy them from a single New York City pop-up shop, or from vending machines that popped up somewhat randomly in places around the country. Now Snap is closing the pop-up shop ...and more »

Snap arrives in London to woo skeptical investors ahead of IPO - Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A billboard displays the logo of Snapchat above Times Square in New York March 12, 2015. To match Analysis SNAP-IPO/HARDWARE REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo. 1/2. left. right. FILE PHOTO: The logo of messaging app Snapchat is ...and more »