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Is Pre-IPO Investing Worth the Risk? What to Consider Before Getting Started

Investing in companies before they go public, also known as pre-IPO investing, has garnered considerable interest,...

What happens when my pre-IPO investment goes public?

Many private market investors invest with the hope that the company they invest in will eventually go public via an...

EquityZen's Due Diligence Process for Private Companies: A Comprehensive Guide

At EquityZen, we believe in the power of investing in the private companies that are shaping the future. While these...

The Keys to a Successful Private Market

The private market is good for employees, private companies, and shareholders – as long as the market remains...

The Power of the Retail Investor

The retail investor is powerful. This belief has been core to my philosophy in building EquityZen. According to a...

What is the Role of Broker-Dealers in Pre-IPO Investments?

Pre-initial public offering (pre-IPO) investing is gaining popularity as it presents a unique chance for investors to...

Navigating Alternative Investments: A Guide to Evaluating Private Company Investments with Your Financial Advisor

Savvy investors are often looking to invest in the next big thing, while aiming to maximize potential returns. Because...

Secondary Spotlight: Private Company Investment Trends, Q1 2024

Looking back on Q1, the broader macro environment showed some mixed trends. While equity markets continued to soar and...

The Latest IPO News: EquityZen's IPO Tracker

As more private companies make the news by announcing their plans to go public, more eyes are on the IPO market. After...