Welcome to EquityZen

Explore Investments in Pre-IPO Tech Companies here.

Access to private company investments has been dominated by VC firms. 

  EquityZen is here to change that.


Here's how it works.

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Shareholders submit their shares to EquityZen. We conduct due diligence, and place the shares in an investment vehicle.

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We open up the offering live to investors who purchase an interest in the investment vehicle.

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If the company gets acquired or goes public, shares or cash are distributed to investors.

Tech companies are staying private for longer

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The average time for US tech companies to go public has risen from 4 years in 1999 to 10+ years today.

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This means that access to early stage technology companies has disappeared from the public market. The average US tech company is worth $1B by the time of the IPO!

Investors are missing out.

Capital invested in private tech companies grew from $11 billion in 2005 to $75 billion in 2015 and almost tripled from 2013 to 2015. 


Six companies between 2004 and 2015 went public with $10 billion valuations. Even more have gone public since!


The bottom line is that the public markets are losing IPO candidates as promising companies choose to stay private longer.


As a result, more value is taking place in the private market.


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Why EquityZen?

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Research and Analysis

Access proprietary analysis including price history, valuation, cap tables and funding rounds.

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Low Minimums

First time users can invest for $10,000. Other private market charge  $100,000 investment minimums!

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Security

We never sell your private and financial information. Ever. 

The Private Market is Calling.

Enter EquityZen