How to Buy Shares of Stock in Startups

Disclaimer: this article was written by a person who does not work at any of the firms highlighted in this article. As always, past performance does not guarantee future results. When it comes to investing in disruptive technologies, retail investors get the short end of the stick. The most exciting startups out there are off limits, […]

Buy Pre-IPO Shares in HomeUnion and ShiftPixy Now

One strong area of interest from our readers is in having the opportunity to buy shares in a startup before they actually have an IPO. These are also referred to as “pre-IPO shares”. The rationale is that if you buy shares in a company before they IPO then the shares are likely to trade higher post IPO. Last year […]

2 Ways How to Buy IPO Stocks before First Day of Trading

IPOs are always an exciting time. The VCs who funded the startup since inception get to cash in, the employees of the startup get to see their options not expire worthless, and institutional investors get to buy pre-IPO shares before the first day of trading. Retail investors are usually stuck buying shares of IPOs after they begin […]

First Data: How to Buy Pre-IPO Shares Right Now

We’ve talked before about a platform called Loyal3 that lets you buy shares pre-IPO and we’ve found that more times than not, these shares will outperform immediately after the IPO debut. Take the following chart from Renaissance Capital which shows that the average “first day pop” for an IPO in 2015 so far is +16%: […]