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Second Is the New First

July 13, 2022 12:00 am

Part I of this two-part series on Secondary solutions not only introduced illiquidity and its many challenges, it also presented various solutions, whether it was anticipatory actions founders could take or more ex-post solutions like the Secondary market. Part I, therefore, focused on more conventional avenues, whereas Part II will focus on unconventional solutions to the challenges posed by illiquidity.

Second is the New First

January 30, 2022 2:31 pm

The main difference between public and private markets lies in accessibility i.e. liquidity. While it is easy and inexpensive to invest in and trade in the public market, the private market is a different story. This article is Part I of a two-part series highlighting the importance of creating liquidity from the founder and company perspective. It dives into problems like dead equity and presents subsequent solutions on how to tackle these issues, including solutions involving secondary transactions in shares.