TEL AVIV, Israel, July 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The platform gives high-tech employees the opportunity to sell private high-tech stock options without having to wait
Israeli company Privatequity.biz is pleased to chart its continued growth. Launched in 2015, the Internet platform enables investors from the general public to buy private securities from employees of the most promising private high-tech companies in the world - sometimes close to the IPO (initial public offering).
The platform offers employees of exciting private high-tech companies from all over the world the possibility and capacity to offer their company options for sale, and to determine their own sale price, according to market conditions, company status and the proclamation of certain events. For instance, a senior employee who holds options and offers them for sale may change the price upon the disclosure of new information concerning a forthcoming IPO of the company or capital raising from a strategic investor.
The scope of shares and options currently offered for sale by the high tech workers within the Arena is over US$13 Million, including shares from leading technological companies such as Outbrain, ironSource, Get Taxi, DocuSign and others.
In order to effectively facilitate secondary market transactions several tools and capabilities are required. To this end, Privatequity.biz offers a complete service package of additional premium services for a comprehensive solution, and provide backup and support throughout the entire process. A monthly payment of US$10 secures the following:
- Listing as a securities seller and inclusion of shares for purchase in the PrivatEquity.biz Arena
- Building of a profile page to be displayed on the Arena
- Creation of an Investor Deck including your offer, the requested price and the amount of shares available for purchase
- Campaign Participation
- Targeted emails to the investor community including relevant share information
- Publication in Privatequity.biz's social media channels such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
- Automated system informing interested investors about company news
In addition, the following additional services are soon to be provided, enabling a full solution:
- A Valuation Tool to calculate the appropriate share asking price
- Analyst Report including a thorough analysis of the company's activity and operations
- Agreement Templates for sale facilitation
- Tax Implication Analysis for maximal profit calculation
Privatequity.biz provides an easy, mass market solution to allow any employee with securities of a private high-tech company that have raised over US$10 million in equity to be able to upload its securities and interact with investors from all over the world. Approaching credited and non-accredited investors, the platform offers a reach to private capital and provides investment alternatives that have previously only been available to VS's and large financial institutes.
Established in 2014, Israeli company Privatequity.biz is managed by Sigalit Cohen, a former senior officer in the technology units of the Israeli Air Force. In 2015, the company launched Privatequity.biz, a global online platform where potential investors are introduced to the securities of pre-IPO private high-tech companies, held by employees, former employees, company founders, as well as service providers.
The Privatequity.biz Arena enables unique access to the private secondary capital market and delivers new services and capabilities to both investors and shareholders. It hosts securities from 21 pre-IPO private high-tech companies, representing more than 30 private shareholders. Privatequity.biz boasts 1,779 listed investors, and a total asking price of available shares that amounts to US$13,579,620.
In April 2016, Privatequity.biz was selected as one of the top 100 innovative startups in Europe by Red Herring.
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