Up: Four months after its IPO, Kayak the travel website operator has been acquired by Priceline in a deal. It is good news for at least some of its VCs as they are able to sell their shares that could not sold during the IPO. (Image source. Kayak.com)
Down: One of the largest VC-backed IPOs of the year was Groupon but its performance since IPO has been dismaying. This week its shares were down 90% since IPO, according to a number of sources.