The soaring hopes that U.S. tech IPOs were rebounding after a strong first half of 2017 have now been thoroughly sent crashing back to earth. According to Renaissance Capital, there were a mere three tech IPOs in the three months ending in September. That’s down from 12 in Q2 and 10 for the same period one year ago. And it includes just one U.S. company: Roku, which had a strong debut. Otherwise, Renaissance notes that even as tech IPO filings continue to grow, the “valuation-sensitive environment likely motivated tech companies to push back IPO plans to the 4Q17 and 2018.” Les mer