How to Monitor Upcoming IPO’s for Free

With the recent pricing of popular Initial Public Offerings (IPO) such as Uber, Lyft and Pinterest, it got me curious on how can I source information for upcoming Initial Public Offerings (IPO) before I even read it on the official news website. Usually such information would be kept under wraps till the details are confirmed and by then, it would be disadvantageous to make a decision as it has become public news.

Read: What is Secondary Public Offering


To side track a bit, I am using Interactive Brokers as my brokerage account. you can read How to Purchase Initial Public Offerings (IPO) on Interactive Brokers platform as well.

It can be cumbersome to do research on the internet for the individual Initial Public Offerings (IPO) listings.

The Initial Public Offerings (IPO) alerts that I come across usually charges a premium for the information which I am not willing to pay.

Sites such as NASDAQ provides public information on Upcoming Initial Public Offerings (IPO) but the inconvenience is that you have to create an account with them and the information available is pertaining to the USA market.

How to Monitor Upcoming IPO's for Free

The Solution – which is Free + Easy to Implement

Google Alerts

Because it is able to track any mention of the key word be it rumours or confirmed news.

Go to Google Alerts and set up your personalised alert.

Google Alert

Note:
If you have a better method to track such information, please leave a comment and share it with the rest!
Because sharing is caring.