5 Big IPOs to watch in 2019: Uber, Lyft, Slack, Pinterest and others

The year 2018 was a big year for tech IPOs, but 2019 could be even bigger.

The 188 IPOs took place in 2018 as of mid-December raised more than $45 billion, over 20% more than companies raised at the same point in 2017, according to data from Renaissance Capital. And 2018’s deals included billion-dollar tech names such as Dropbox (DBX) , Eventbrite (EB) and DocuSign (DOCU) .