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Big day for Zillow: ‘Z’ IPO is official

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Zillow went public today under the NASDAQ symbol 'Z,' with a starting price of $20 per share. Watch Inman News for a full report. Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff (center, above "Z"), joined by other company executives, rang the opening bell for the NASDAQ Stock Market today to celebrate the company's initial public offering.  Timeline: Zillow, from incorporation to IPO Event Date: Event Title: Event Description: 12/30/2004 Incorporation Zillow Inc. files for incorporation in its home state of Washington, with Expedia founder Rich Barton as CEO. A number of other key executives, including co-founder Lloyd Frink, are also Expedia veterans. 11/01/2005 Prediction Inman News predicts Zillow "will shake up" the real estate industry. Although the company's intentions are still "shrouded in secrets," patent and trademark recordings filed b...