There has been a slowdown in the number of IPOs in the first half of 2016, there are more than a few companies that appear to be aiming for an IPO in the next few quarters.  Manhattan Venture Partners (MVP) has released its “Liquidity Watchlist“, in which it identifies the 25 private tech companies it believes are most likely to IPO in the next 18 months.

Top 10 from the Liquidity Watchlist (click here to see the entire list):


NutanixNutanix is a virtualized datacenter platform that provides disruptive datacenter infrastructure solutions for implementing enterprise-class.


CoupaCoupa Software is the leading provider of disruptive and innovative cloud spend management solutions that help companies control their indirect spending and generate savings that go direct to the bottom line.


OktaOkta helps customers fulfill their missions faster by making it safe and easy to use the technologies they need to do their most significant work. The Okta Identity Cloud securely connects enterprises to their partners, suppliers and customers.


LyftLyft is a ridesharing service connecting people & communities through better transportation.

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SpotifySpotify is the world’s most popular music streaming service.


AppDynamicsAppDynamics develops application performance management (APM) solutions that deliver problem resolution for highly distributed applications.


WeWorkWeWork provides the space, community and services individuals need to work independently of a conventional office. WeWork hosts more than 40,000 members in 23 cities across the globe.


SnapchatSnapchat is a social photo messaging app that allows users to take photos, record videos, add text and drawings, and send them to friends.


ClouderaCloudera develops and distributes Hadoop, the open source software that powers the data processing engines of the world’s largest and most popular web sites.


Docusign: DocuSign operates a cloud-based electronic signature platform that helps small- and medium-sized businesses, enterprises, and individuals collect information, automate data workflows, and sign on various devices.