After multiple attempts — and failures — at trading for small, early-stage companies, Nasdaq is betting the private-equity farm on SharesPost’s technology. Is this enough to erase the Facebook fubar?
Want to buy shares in Twitter? Pinterest? Palantir? Nasdaq wants to help you out with that — and it might be able to as soon as this year.
Online investing platform SecondMarket partners with CircleUp, which crowdfunds consumer goods companies looking to grow.
Guest Post A stock exchange for small businesses could alleviate the liquidity problems that face small companies in the United States today.
AngelList is hot, which I guess is appropriate for a heavenly investment vehicle.
We reported last month that SecondMarket and AngelList had hatched a plan to let accredited investors make small-dollar investments — as low as $1,000 — in Silicon Valley technology startups. Today, we learned that the experiment has been declared a success, and this partnership will continue with a new batch of hot startups.
SecondMarket has teamed up with digital health accelerator Startup Health for the month of December to encourage its network of accredited investors to fund health tech startups.
SecondMarket and AngelList reveal the results of their first trial. Now, accredited investors can put small dollar amounts into hot startups.
Editor's Pick The JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) Act that passed in the House today contains some big changes for crowdfunding startups. It now moves on to the Senate.
It must be frustrating to be an early Twitter employee. All around Silicon Valley, companies in the social networking space are going public, minting hordes of new millionaires and billionaires. But with little revenue of its own, Twitter is hoping to stay private.
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Editor's Pick SecondMarket's Mr. Silbert
SecondMarket, a company that lets people buy shares in private companies — including in popular pre-IPO companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Groupon — said it has raised $15 million in a third round of financing.