Twitter Makes IPO Plans Official: Files Confidential S-1, but Expected Value is About $14B
Posted: 9/13/2013  |  By: Jeff John Roberts and Om Malik | GigaOM
Twitter’s note that this is a confidential filing means the company’s annual revenue is less than $1 billion. Usually when companies announce plans to go public, they have to file an S-1, the securities filing that companies use to provide details about their planned initial public offerings. Under the JOBS act of 2012, however, companies with less than $1 billion in revenue can file confidentially.