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

So you’re interested in selling your equity?

Secondary Funds are Leading the Pack

After a record blazing 2021, fundraising by private market investment managers fell considerably in 2022 and is...

How We Price Secondary Deals

One of the most common questions we get asked from both our shareholder and investor clients is how we determine the...

The Importance of Knowing the Value of Your Private Company Shares as a Startup Employee

As a startup employee, you are an integral part of a company that is on the cutting edge of innovation and growth. You...

A Better Path to Liquidity

The news that one of the top US Unicorns is planning an IPO or secondary liquidity program (aka a “tender offer”) for...

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 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...

What is an Option Agreement?

If you work at a startup, you’ve probably received an Option Agreement. It lays out what you can and can’t do with your...