This Year's Most Exciting IPO Revealed

In the business of Big Data and business intelligence, the most exciting company may not be public. Tableau Software recently filed a prospectus to sell shares later this year.

There's plenty of competition -- Qlik Technologies , certainly. There are also new IPOs participating in the market, such as Splunk . And yet neither possess so powerful a profit engine as Tableau, says Tim Beyers of Motley Fool Rule Breakers and Motley Fool Supernova in the following video.

With gross margin on new software sales ranging around 99%, Tableau may very well be the year's most exciting tech IPO, Tim says. What do you think of the business? Have you read the S-1?


Please watch this short video to get Tim's full take, and then leave a comment to let us know what you think of the show and whether you prefer Tableau or one of its competitors.

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Fool contributor Tim Beyers is a member of the  Motley Fool Rule Breakers stock-picking team and the Motley Fool Supernova Odyssey I mission. He owned shares of Qlik Technologies at the time of publication. Check out Tim's web home and portfolio holdings or connect with him on Google+Tumblr, or Twitter, where he goes by @milehighfool. You can also get his insights delivered directly to your RSS reader.The Motley Fool recommends Qlik Technologies. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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