A Closer Look At Google’s IPO Filing

Google has finally pulled the trigger on its long-expected initial public offering filing. Here’s a closer look at some of the numbers and facts revealed by the company as it opens itself up for the first time to public scrutiny.

In broad strokes, there are few surprises in Google’s S1 filing with the SEC. But the document does reveal some formerly closely guarded secrets, including revenues, profits, and some of the worries faced by the company as it competes with Yahoo, Microsoft, and other industry giants.

Search Engine Watch Editor Danny Sullivan takes a close look some of the most interesting facts and nuggets from the S1 filing, including:

  • Google Revenues
  • Ad Revenues Up Close
  • Google Worries
  • Google Employee Facts
  • Google Acquisitions
  • Other Google Facts
  • News Coverage & Other Resources

Google IPO To Happen, Files For Public Offering
SearchDay, Apr. 30, 2004

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Google breaks the IPO mold…
San Jose Mercury News reg Apr 30 2004 12:39PM GMT
Company’s founders have power to do some good…
San Jose Mercury News reg Apr 30 2004 12:39PM GMT
Google takes a gamble…
Computer Weekly Apr 30 2004 12:11PM GMT
Google files IPO…
ZDNet Apr 30 2004 11:54AM GMT
Q&A: Google float What the sell-off will mean for the firm, industry and investors…
BBC Apr 30 2004 11:48AM GMT
Google makes its move…
USA Today Apr 30 2004 11:35AM GMT
Google factfile…
Times of India Apr 30 2004 11:23AM GMT
Google denies FBI masterminding Gmail…
Silicon.com Apr 30 2004 11:19AM GMT
Government talks tough on spam…
vnunet.com Apr 30 2004 11:11AM GMT
Google float expected to net $2.7bn…
Guardian Unlimited Apr 30 2004 10:49AM GMT
Four spammers hit with first Can-Spam action…
Silicon.com Apr 30 2004 10:11AM GMT
Google’s Sale of Its Shares Will Defy Wall St. Tradition…
New York Times Apr 30 2004 2:53AM GMT
Chinese Internet Space Sinks Again on Sohu.com Outlook…
TheStreet.com Apr 30 2004 0:45AM GMT
Jopit joins the search engine race, targeting online jobseekers…
Online Recruitment Apr 29 2004 10:49AM GMT
Spain’s Terra says analysing options for Lycos…
Forbes Apr 29 2004 10:19AM GMT
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