Zynga focuses on privacy in run-up to IPO

It looks like Zynga is polishing up the proverbial silver in the run-up to its planned IPO. The social gaming company has launched “PrivacyVille,” a new game-like tutorial that rewards users with zPoints, Zynga’s virtual currency, for learning more about the company’s privacy practices.

Zynga S-1 reveals a savvy M&A strategy

Zynga has shown a notable uptick in acquisitions in recent months. But although much has been made of the volume and frequency of Zynga’s M&A activity, the S-1 Zynga filed Friday for its planned IPO revealed exactly how savvy it has been in making those deals.

Zynga files for $1B IPO: A day late but not a buck short

Zynga on Friday filed its S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise $1 billion. The IPO filing comes just one day later than many people expected — reports have been bubbling for weeks that Zynga was planning to file its S-1 sometime in June.

Facebook may give in to the inevitable and file for an IPO

Facebook’s S-1 could come as early as October of this year, CNBC reported on Monday. Facebook is said to be targeting the first quarter of 2012 for its IPO, which could value the social network at more than $100 billion, according to the report.

CafePress files for IPO, looks to raise up to $80M

The summer of the tech S-1 continues: CafePress has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $80 million in an IPO. The S-1 reveals the e-commerce company made $2.7 million in net income on $128 million in revenues in 2010.

Zynga May Be Next in Summer of the Tech S-1

The summer of 2011 is shaping up to be the season of the tech IPO, and according to a report published today by Bloomberg, Zynga is next in line for a stock market debut. The company is reportedly looking to file its S-1 by month’s end.