Etsy Files for IPO

etsyEtsy, Inc., a NYC-based marketplace where people make, sell and buy unique goods, has filed a registration statement (on Form S-1) with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.

The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

Etsy intends to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “ETSY.”

Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. Allen & Company is acting as co-manager.

The company plans to reserve a portion of the shares to be sold in the offering through an IPO participation program for individual purchasers. The program will be administered by Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC. Go to for more information.

Founded in 2005, Etsy is backed by vcs Index Ventures, Breyer Capital, Union Square Ventures, and Accel Partners.



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