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Francis Gaskins

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About IPOdesktop & Francis Gaskins
Gaskins appears on financial cable shows such as Bloomberg & CNBC. He is also the primary video IPO analyst at Jim Cramer’s website.

Number one ‘IPO opinion leader’ at SeekingAlpha. is a ‘Forbes Best IPO Site.’  IPO database includes 15 years of analyzed IPO financials.

Knowing a Good Thing Before Anyone Else Sees It, That’s the Francis Gaskins’ Way
Francis Gaskins, IPOdesktop’s President and Editor, is a seasoned financial analyst well-known for his quick, accurate IPO conclusions and comments.

His IPO insights are sought after and valued by the media including Bloomberg, CNBC,, the Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Reuters, Associated Press, Investors Business Daily and other media outlets.

One of ‘Forbes Best IPO Sites’, is also the number one, most widely read IPO contributor on

Gaskins is a seasoned team leader with extensive experience in sales, marketing, pre-IPO financial analysis and valuations, fund raising, forecasting and budgeting, strategic planning, and preparation of financial statements.

Board level positions included software, professional services and industry associations, including a 200-member group of high technology CEO’s.

• Harvard Business School (Finance)
• Princeton University A.B. (Economics)

Concertmaster for the Palisades Symphony.  Fiddler in the jam band “therebepirates”.  Certified turbo kick boxing instructor.

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Trader Type:    Trader
Preferred Approach:    Not Specific