IPO’s in India (NSE,BSE) Initial Public Offering (IPO) means selling of the shares of a private company (either owned by the promoters of the company or by issuing new shares) to the public in the country's capital market to raise money for expansion. Through this process, a private company transforms into a public company. Investors who have demat account can apply for IPO stocks either by offline or online method. In the offline method, the IPO form is filled up in physical form and submitted to the IPO banker or to your broker. In an online application you can log in the application directly through the trading interface provided by broker. In fact, IPO online application is the preferred mode. Investyogi.com, India's most trusted investment portal, provides information on recent and upcoming IPO companies, their expected timelines, capital to be raised etc so that investors can perform analysis beforehand and make sure whether to go ahead with IPO bidding or not.