Tagged: equidate

Pre-IPO Securities Marketplace Equidate Rebrands as Forge Global, Tops $1 Billion in Trading

Equidate has rebranded to become Forge Global, Inc. (Forge). Forge is an online marketplace for pre-IPO securities, like Spotify, Lyft, 23 and Me and others. Forge reports having topped $1 billion in transactions. Alongside the change of name Forge announced the expansion of its Series B funding… Read More

Equidate Settles with SEC for $80,000 for Selling Pre-IPO Shares

Equidate has settled with the SEC for selling unregistered swaps involving pre-IPO companies. The San Francisco-based Fintech firm agreed to settle the charges it had violated federal securities laws by failing to register security-based swaps that were sold online to shareholders in pre-IPO companies. Equidate stopped offering security-based… Read More

SEC Launches Probe of Pre-IPO Tech Stock Sales Transactions

  What started as an action against a single company in late June has evolved into a probe of an entire industry. As reported by the Wall Street Journal late last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has launched a new probe spurred by… Read More

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