Confluent, a 7-year old startup that is building a business around the Apache Kafka data-processing software, is looking to raise $100 million in an IPO later this year, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company didn’t specify how many shares it plans to offer or a price range, and the $100 million is a placeholder that could be updated later. Some...
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