A recently published paper by Shai Bernstein of Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business suggests that initial public offerings (IPOs) make technology companies less innovative. While the findings do show differences between publicly listed and privately owned companies in terms of patenting and inventor mobility, it may be the case that post-IPO corporations just have a different approach when it comes to innovation.

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