Category: Private Market Challenges

ACCEPTING RANDOMNESS IN CAPITAL MARKETS

During my first year working on JP Morgan’s investment banking team in New York, fresh out of college, I was dazzled by Wall Street. My group’s floor was always bustling with activity. It was early 1999 and the public equity markets were hot.

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ARE YOU A DEAL MAKER OR AN INVESTOR?

When we started iownit 3 years ago, my co-founder and I had a simple vision we both agreed on – private securities markets were ripe for a technology-driven evolution.​ What are private securities? Broadly speaking these are investments in private companies or funds that are not registered with the SEC

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ACCESS TO PRIVATE SECURITIES CAN’T JUST BE A BUZZWORD

For private security investments to become a more transparent and utilized asset class, it has to be possible to access opportunities, manage them and, if necessary seek liquidity. This could be done on an exchange that supports multiple asset classes and allows for a diverse set of investors to transact with each other.

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