DocuSign raises $629 million after pricing IPO

DocuSign priced its IPO Thursday evening at $29 per share, netting the company $629 million.
It was a better price than the e-signature company had been expecting. The initially proposed price range was $24 to $26 and then that was raised to $26 to $28.
The price gives the company a valuation of $4.4 billion on the eve of its public debut, above the $3 billion the company had raised for its last private round.
The IPO has been a long-time coming. Founded in 2003, DocuSign had raised over $500 million over the course of 15 years.
The company brought in $518.5 million in revenue for its fiscal year ending in 2018. This is up from $381.5 million last year and $250.5 million the year before. Losses for this year were $52.3 million, down from $115.4 million last year and, $122.6 million for 2016.
“We have a history of operating losses and may not achieve or sustain


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Introduction to Decision Tree Learning

From Kaggle to classrooms, one of the first lessons in machine learning involves decision trees. The reason for the focus on decision trees is that they aren’t very mathematics heavy compared to other ML approaches, and at the same time, they provide reasonable accuracy on classification problems.If you’re just getting started with ML, it’s very easy to pick up decision trees. In this tutorial, you’ll learn:What is a decision treeHow to construct a decision treeConstruct a decision tree using PythonWhat is a decision tree?Let’s skip the formal definition and think conceptually about Decision trees. Imagine you’re sitting in your office and feeling hungry. You want to go out and eat, but lunch starts at 1 PM. What do you do? Of course, you look at the time and then decide if you can go out. You can think of your logic like this:We just made a decision tree! This is a


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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver Released

These release notes for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) provide an overview of the release and document the known issues with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and its flavors Support lifespan
The ‘main’ archive of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years until April 2023. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS will be supported for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop, Ubuntu Server, and Ubuntu Core. Ubuntu Studio 18.04 will be supported for 9 months. All other flavors will be supported for 3 years. Official flavor release notes
Find the links to release notes for official flavors here.
Download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Images can be downloaded from a location near you. You can download ISOs and flashable images from: http://releases.ubuntu.com/18.04/ (Ubuntu Desktop and Server) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/releases/18.04/release/ (Less Popular Ubuntu Images) http://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/daily/server/bionic/current/ (Ubuntu Cloud Images) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/netboot/18.04/ (Ubuntu Netboot) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/18.04/release/ (Kubuntu) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/lubuntu/releases/18.04/release/ (Lubuntu and Lubuntu Alternate) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntu-budgie/releases/18.04/release/ (Ubuntu Budgie) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntukylin/releases/18.04/release/ (Ubuntu Kylin) https://ubuntu-mate.org/download/ (Ubuntu MATE) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/ubuntustudio/releases/18.04/release/ (Ubuntu Studio) http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/18.04/release/ (Xubuntu)


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Why a Walmart VP had a ‘religious conversion’ to blockchain

Frank Yiannas, Walmart’s vice president in charge of food safety, was once a “major skeptic” and “non-believer” in blockchain, the electronic ledger technology platform on which bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are built.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)


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How to Prepare for Monday’s ‘Windows 10 April 2018 Update’

That’s right. The “Spring Creators” update is no more; Microsoft is now calling its upcoming mega-update to Windows the “Windows 10 April 2018 Update,” and the company is barely locking this name in by releasing the update on Monday, April 30—the last day of the month.Read more…


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Microsoft officially announces the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, available on April 30

For a long time, it was believed that the next big feature update for Windows 10 would be called the Spring Creators Update, following in the footsteps of the Fall Creators Update, and the Creators Update. Then it was discovered that Microsoft was intending to call it the April Update, even though it looked increasingly like the new release wouldn’t arrive this month. Finally though, we have an official name, and a release date. SEE ALSO: The Fall Creators Update is now easily the most installed Windows 10 update ever Microsoft releases Windows 10 Redstone 5 Build 17655 for Skip… [Continue Reading]


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DocuSign pops 30% and Smartsheet 23% in their debuts on Nasdaq and NYSE

Enterprise tech IPOs continue to roar in 2018. Today, not one but two enterprise tech companies, DocuSign and Smartsheet, saw their share prices pop as they made their debuts on to the public markets.
As of 1:33 New York time, DocuSign is trading at $40.22, up 39 percent from its IPO price and giving the company a market cap of over $6 billion. Smartsheet is at $19.35, up 29 percent and giving it a market cap of $1.8 billion. We’ll continue to update these numbers during the day.
Smartsheet was first out of the gates. Trading on NYSE under the ticker SMAR, the company clocked an opening price of $18.40. This represented a pop of 22.7 percent on its IPO pricing of $15 yesterday evening — itself a higher figure than the expected range of $12-$14. The company, whose primary product is a workplace collaboration and project management platform (it competes with


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