SAICAST: The Highlights And The Red Flags In Zynga’s IPO Filing



Zynga’s S-1 is finally out and we now know that all the fuss about the FarmVille gamemaker is well justified.

Its revenue growth has been impressive and its engagement stats are mind-blowing.

Jay Yarow and I go over the financial highlights and the little news nuggets hidden in the filing, and talk about who is getting rich off this IPO. 

We also wonder why Zygna chose to file on a Friday before a holiday weekend, which is usually reserved for bad announcements.

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