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Private Securities Marketplace, Forge Global, Reports that Private Market Is Showing Signs of Improvement as IPO Market Recovers

Forge Global has shared the latest Private Market Update with CI. The report, prepared by global private securities marketplace, Forge Global (NYSE: FRGE), includes key insights based on the most current developments. The Forge Private Market Index, which tracks the most liquid private companies on… Read More

Latin America based Startups Are Laying Off Workers, LatAm Now Expecting More IPOs, Report Claims

Startups in Latin America are reportedly laying off staff members and are now expecting significantly more initial public offerings (IPOs) by 2024. According to reports, around two-thirds or roughly 67% of Latin American firms have now laid off staff members during the past 18 months,… Read More

Shares of Recently Publicly Traded Fintech, Payments IPOs Outperformed Nasdaq, S&P 500’s Q2 Returns: Report

Analysts at Pitchbook have shared key insights covering major developments in Fintech and the payments sector. As noted in the report from Pitchbook, shares of recently publicly traded fintech & payments IPOs “rose by 21.2% in Q2, notably outperforming the Nasdaq’s 12.8% and S&P 500’s… Read More

Global Payments Fintech Nium Establishes Singapore Headquarters, Announces US IPO Plans

Nium, which claims to be the leader in real-time global payments, recently announced the opening of its new headquarters in Singapore. The ceremony was officiated by Mr. Heng Swee Keat, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore. The new facility, located strategically at Capital Tower in the… Read More

Has the Dust Settled? EquityZen Says IPO Market Needs Catalyst for a Lot of Pent Up Demand

Initial public offerings have hit the pause button in the past months – at least until recently. Last week, CAVA (NYSE:CAVA), a Mediterranean restaurant concept, successfully floated shares on the NYSE, seeing the shares rocket on the first day of trading. The strong showing in… Read More

EquityZen Again Predicts Improving IPO Market Towards End of Year

EquityZen is out with another note reiterating its expectation that the initial public offering (IPO) market will pick up toward the end of the year. Currently, IPOs during Q1 of 2023 were pretty tame, with just 33 IPOs on US exchanges. According to EY, the… Read More

EquityZen Predicts that Ongoing Bank Crisis will be Catalyst for IPO Market

Phil Haslett, co-founder and Chief Strategy officer at EquityZen, believes that the ongoing bank crisis could be a catalyst for the initial public offering (IPO) market in 2023. So this may be a bit of a stretch, but Haslett sees the collapse of Silicon Valley… Read More

Fintech Insights Report from FT Partners for Q1 2023: Financing Volume Rises, Deal Count Up Over Q4 ’22

FT Partners Research publishes their Q1 2023 FinTech Insights report, providing a comprehensive review of global Fintech deal activity “with analysis across private company financings, IPOs, and M&A transactions.” While still feeling the prolonged impact from high inflation and rising interest rates, turbulence in the… Read More

PrimaryBid, Winterflood to Advance UK Retail Investor Participation in Equity Markets

PrimaryBid and Winterflood announced a collaboration to further advance UK retail investor participation in equity and debt capital markets, including IPOs and follow-on fundraises. Together the firms will “offer API integration to any stockbroker or wealth manager wishing to distribute primary market deals to retail… Read More

Fintech Stripe Is Reportedly Looking into Launching an IPO

Stripe Inc., which is one of Silicon Valley’s most valuable Fintechs, is reportedly getting closer to what might be one of the largest public-market entries in recent times. Stripe co-founders Patrick and John Collison told company workers that the firm’s executives set a goal of… Read More

Slowest IPO Market Since 1990: SBCFAC Discusses Dismal Public Offering Market

This past week, the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee met to discuss several key topics regarding access to capital and smaller firms. One of the topics revolved around initial public offerings (IPOs), a sector of finance that tanked in 2022. In fact, according… Read More

Fintech Insights Report for Q1 from FT Partners Says It’s Set to be Another Record Year for Fintechs

FT Partners recently shared their Q1 2022 Fintech Insights Report. As noted in the update from FT Partners, it has been a record year for financing in Fintech. The firm is internationally known for its expertise in the Fintech industry. FT Partners has associations with… Read More

Marcus New: CEO at Pre-IPO Marketplace InvestX Reveals Why Many Private Companies Are Avoiding Going Public

We recently caught up with Marcus New, CEO and Founder of pre-IPO marketplace InvestX. InvestX delivers access, liquidity, and innovation to the private equity asset class via investments in late-stage private equity on a  trading platform, InvestX GEM. InvestX aims to empower broker-dealers and advisors… Read More

London Stock Exchange (LSE) to Establish New Trading Platform for Private Firms

Given its established history, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) was due for a major update. The LSE was established back in 1698 as simply a list of prices posted to the wall of a back-alley coffee house. Then about 100 years later, it began hosting… Read More

SaaS Platform ScribeStar, which Streamlines Securities Issuance Process, Secures £587K via Crowdcube

ScribeStar, an SaaS platform that streamlines and automates the “complex and inefficient processes of issuing securities (eg IPOs, bonds) and ongoing reporting in capital markets,” has acquired 106% (£587,395) of its £550,000 target via Crowdcube from 222 investors (at the time of writing) with 18… Read More

London Fintech PrimaryBid Secures $190M via the Softbank Vision Fund 2

PrimaryBid, a SoftBank-backed Fintech assisting retail investors with getting early access to IPOs, has secured $190 million in capital via the SoftBank Vision Fund 2 with the participation from Molten Ventures and others. The London-based Fintech firm is focused on helping retail clients get improved… Read More

Pitchbook Researchers Say We’re at Potential Inflection Point in VC and Financial Markets, as Rising Interest Rates Continue

The early stage continues to resemble the “late stage of years past.” Last year, the median early-stage valuation surged 50% YoY to $45.0 million. This value represents a greater median than the late stage only a few years ago “and illustrates the tsunami of capital… Read More

DelfinGroup, a Non-Bank Consumer Lender in Latvia, Launches its IPO on Nasdaq Riga Stock Exchange

DelfinGroup launched its initial public offering (IPO) of 8 395 000 new shares on the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange this past Tuesday (September 28, 2021), and the public offer prospectus has been released. DelfinGroup’s management noted that the offering is currently available to retail investors… Read More

Euronext Partners Early Metrics, a Provider of Startup Ratings, Valuations, Analysis of Technology Trends

Euronext reveals that it has teamed up with Early Metrics, an established provider of independent start-up ratings, valuations and analysis of key technology trends. Through the partnership, the organizations will offer free-of-cost automated analytical reports about SMEs operating in the technology sector that are also… Read More

Hong Kong’s ZA International Introduces IPOGo, Allowing Clients to Benefit from Booming IPO Markets

ZA International has introduced a new integrated financial brand, called ZA One, which provides the IPOGo service, allowing people to take advantage of lucrative investment opportunities in initial public offerings (IPOs) space. IPOGo mainly focuses on capturing the significant growth of IPOs of Hong Kong-listed… Read More

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