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How To Invest in Private Companies Before They Go Public

Getting in early as an investor in a promising company has the potential to drive substantial returns. Pre-initial...

Same-Day Exercise: A Smart Alternative to Non-Recourse Loans for Exercising Stock Options

Startup employees often begin their journey to liquidity by exercising stock options. This is an exciting step but also...

U.S. News & World Report: Should You Buy Reddit (RDDT) Stock? How to Decide

With both Astera Labs and Reddit off to great success in the public markets, now might be the time for more private...

Fortune: Reddit closes nearly 50% higher on 1st trading day in latest sign IPO market heating up

Reddit's decision to allocate IPO shares to "super users" paid off after its first few days of trading, but will it be...

Bloomberg: Reddit's IPO Starts Trading

It was an exciting afternoon awaiting RDDT to hit the tape. Catch more from our Head of Market Insight, Brianne Lynch's...

How to Invest Like a Family Office

A recent study by KKR highlighted that family offices, wealth management advisory firms for the very wealthy, are now,...

Reddit IPO: Unveiling the Largest Shareholders

Reddit aims to raise around $750M in its highly anticipated IPO slated for a NYSE debut next week. So how much do...

The State of the Unicorn

Ten years ago, just as EquityZen was getting started, Eileen Lee of Cowboy Ventures coined the term “Unicorn” to...

The Pros and Cons of Pre-IPO Investing

Pre-initial public offering (IPO) investing, a critical piece of the broader private market, presents an exciting...