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What Equity Compensation Means for Startup Employees

You’ve received an offer to work at a startup -- congratulations! Now, how do you go about evaluating your equity...

The Secondary Market is on the Rise

The IPO market’s “out of office” message stayed on through the end 2022, closing out one of the quietest years for the...

2023 Private Market Outlook

After a volatile 2022 in the markets, what will 2023 have in store? At EquityZen we have led access to the private...

The Future is Fusion Energy

Yesterday, the Department of Energy (DOE) officially announced that experiments at the Lawrence Livermore National...

3 Reasons to Invest in the Private Markets Now

In 2013, when we founded EquityZen, Facebook had its IPO and the private secondary market was in its infancy. Since...

Guide to Investing in Pre-IPO Secondaries

With venture-backed technology companies staying private longer than ever, how do investors go about accessing growth...

The 7 Equity Documents You Should Always Have on File

It's often hard to read legalese and figure out the stack of paperwork you receive when starting a new job at a private...

Shareholder's Playbook: What to Know About Selling Your Shares

You are working at the pre-IPO company of your dreams….but you need some immediate liquidity. You’ve heard of platforms...

Investing in Pre-IPO Secondaries for Advisors

Late stage private technology companies have fewer reasons to go public today than they did a decade ago. With the...