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Published on July 27, 2016 / Fast Company

Tech solutions are helping early unicorn investors cash out

If you were lucky enough to be an early investor in a startup unicorn like Airbnb (valued at $30 billion) or Uber ($60 billion-plus): Congrats, drinks are on you. For life.

Published on March 18, 2016 / Business Insider

We Just got a Look at What's on Startup Founders' Mind - and it's Bad News for Wall Street

We just got some insight into what's on the minds of startup founders and executives, and it may not be good news for Wall Street. Nasdaq Private Market surveyed a group of startup founders, CEOs, and directors at the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, last weekend.

Published on March 18, 2016 / Bloomberg Business

A Rising Number of Startups Reckon They'll Never Go Public

While high-flying unicorns such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Airbnb Inc.

Published on February 03, 2016 / Fortune

Startups Bought Back $940 Million of Employee Stock Last Year

That's a 40% increase from 2014. Private startups bought back $940 million of employee stock last year, according to Nasdaq Private Market, an increase of 40% from 2014.

Published on February 03, 2016 / Fast Company

Startups Are Buying Back More Employee Stock Than Ever Before

Private startups are buying back increasing amounts of stock from employees, reports the Wall Street Journal. The move comes at a time when IPOs of startups have slowed, or have been underwhelming when they did go public.

Published on February 02, 2016 / Wall Street Journal

Tech Pain - Startups Are Buying Back a Lot More Employee Stock

Public companies weren't the only ones buying back stock last year. Private startups on Nasdaq Private Market bought back $940 million of employee stock last year, a 40% increase over 2014, according to a new report by the exchange operator.

Published on October 30, 2015 / TechCrunch

Why Nasdaq Bought SecondMarket

NASDAQ has agreed to buy SecondMarket Solutions to combine forces with the NASDAQ Private Market. The group will facilitate the exchange of shares for private companies, including DocuSign, Pinterest, Shazam and Tango.

Published on October 22, 2015 / TechCrunch

NASDAQ Acquires SecondMarket to Help Startups Sell Shares

NASDAQ has agreed to buy SecondMarket Solutions to combine forces with the NASDAQ Private Market. The group will facilitate the exchange of shares for private companies, including DocuSign, Pinterest, Shazam and Tango.

Published on October 22, 2015 / VentureBeat

NASDAQ acquires SecondMarket to expand its reach into private company trading

NASDAQ Inc, the company that owns and operates the NASDAQ stock market and eight stock exchanges across Europe, has acquired SecondMarket, a marketplace for buying and selling private company stock.

Published on October 22, 2015 / Wall Street Journal

Nasdaq Acquires SecondMarket, Profit Rises 12%

Nasdaq Inc. is doubling down on its bet that more companies are looking to stay private longer.

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