It's FOSS - https://itsfoss.com/canonical-ipo/
Earlier this year in April, Canonical, the creators of Ubuntu, announced that they would be making some major changes. One of the biggest changes was the end of development for the Unity desktop and Canonical’s mobile efforts. There were also a large number of layoffs.
At the time, Abhishek wondered about the possibility of an IPO (Initial Public Offering). He wasn’t alone. I remember reading several articles and even listening to a couple podcasts, that suggested the same thing.
He said in part