Across the globe, investors look to their public market indices to provide an indicator of potential economic growth. Stock markets provide a near-daily scoring of global economies and act as a barometer for investor sentiment. Investing in public markets is also the main tool for individuals to build wealth, save for retirement, and build financial success.
Category: Private Market Challenges
Technology has had a profound impact on financial services in the US. New payment methods enabled the growth of e-commerce, peer-to-peer lending redefined personal loan markets, and Robo-advisors changed the face of wealth management
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
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