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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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...