UiPath IPO to raise nearly $1.5 billion as cloud stocks retreat

UiPath co-founder and CEO Daniel Dines

UiPath

UiPath’s New York Stock Exchange debut scheduled for Wednesday will mark one of the biggest software IPOs in U.S. history and will be the most hyped first trade for cloud investors since Snowflake went public in September.

But the company, whose software helps businesses automate office tasks, has to contend with escalating investor concern over frothy valuations and a market rotation away from high-growth tech.

In recent years, cloud has been a can’t-miss bet. From Zoom’s skyrocketing popularity after its 2019 IPO and Shopify’s growth in e-commerce, to surging demand for cloud security tools sold by Zscaler and CrowdStrike, investors now have an extensive roster of large-cap names for their portfolio.

In 2020, the WisdomTree Cloud Computing Fund, consisting of 58 publicly traded cloud software vendors, more than doubled, while the Nasdaq rose 44% and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained

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Cannabis Stocks Watchlist: Stocks to Buy in the Sector

The cannabis sector was rising this past week after news that Jazz Pharmaceuticals was purchasing GW Pharmaceuticals for its treatments including cannabinoid-therapeutics. 

If you’re looking for the best stocks to invest in in the cannabis sector, TheStreet’s Debra Borchardt recently shared her top stock picks in the cannabis sector for 2021.

For more in-depth coverage of the cannabis sector including buy and sell recommendations and investment strategies, subscribe to read Borchardt on Real Money.

Here is a list of the cannabis stocks to watch and their performance from this past week by the percentage change at the close of trading on Feb. 5.

Trulieve Cannabis Corp. | Increased +15.92

Real Money writer James “RevShark” DePorre explained why people should forget the low-priced Sundial Growers, which has recently become a favorite of investors on social media. Trulieve Cannabis  (TCNNF) – Get Report is a cannabis stock which investors should

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Digital.com Names Best Fitness Software Companies of 2021 | News

SEATTLE, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Digital.com, a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products, and services, has announced the best fitness software of 2021. Researchers assessed systems that provide core features as well as reporting capabilities.

Top solutions were expected to offer tools that help fitness staff build client relationships through attendance tracking, class scheduling, and contract management. The study also examined systems that offer marketing features to plan and execute seasonal campaigns. Additional requirements include reporting functions that help users measure and improve client results and overall financial growth.

“Gym studios and health clubs can experience slow seasons with low attendance, so this software is ideal for managing client relationships and marketing efforts,” says Josephine Miller, PR Manager of Digital.com. “Our guide is aimed at educating business owners and professionals about the top fitness software and key features.”

Digital.com‘s research team

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Edgenuity’s software wasn’t meant for a pandemic. That didn’t stop some school districts.

When Nevada high schooler Simone Gardella scored a zero on a short writing assignment early last fall, she thought the grade was inaccurate. But she couldn’t find out what she might have done wrong. No human teacher had read what she wrote, and the computer program that had given her such a low mark didn’t provide any feedback.

“A robot is my teacher,” said Gardella, a senior who had taken Advanced Placement classes before the coronavirus pandemic arrived. “I put thought into it. I felt like I answered the question. But I didn’t get to find out what I did wrong.”

She saw more problems with the online lessons, and eventually, she spoke up, writing a letter to her local newspaper to criticize school administrators and Edgenuity, the vendor that her district had hired for remote learning.

It turned out that there were a lot of critics of Edgenuity, an

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