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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...

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...

Pre-IPO Stocks: What They Are & How They Work

Pre-IPO investing allows individuals like you to participate in a company's journey before the company is listed on...

What is Pre-IPO Investing?

Pre-initial public offering (pre-IPO) investing opens up opportunities beyond the traditional stock market to invest in...

Maximizing Retirement Savings: Tax Benefits of Self-Directed IRA Investments in Private Companies

Traditional investments like stocks, bonds, and mutual funds have long been the mainstay of retirement portfolios....

Understanding cap tables: a guide for private company investors

When considering a private company investment, it’s important to arm yourself with as much information as possible to...

The Value of Private Company Investments in Your Portfolio

When it comes to building a diversified investment portfolio, most people think of traditional assets like public...

Navigating the Private Market Investment Landscape: Venture Capital vs. Private Equity

In the world of private market investing, two terms stand out: venture capital and private equity. While both fall...

Selling Shares on EquityZen: A Guide to Creating a Sales Inquiry

So you’re interested in selling your equity?