The rise of the new crypto “mafias”

Ash Egan Contributor Ash Egan leads crypto investing at Accomplice. He formerly was a VC at ConsenSys Ventures and Converge. In the early 2000s, journalists popularized the term “PayPal mafia&#8

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,

SecondMarket Sets Up Transfer Facilities For Startups To Manage Secondary Sales

SecondMarket, the secondary transaction manager whose involvement in Facebook's pre-public offering fire sale of shares arguably hurt the social network's eventual initial offering, is now launching a

SecondMarket Launches A Bitcoin Investment Trust For Accredited Investors

As Bitcoin, the math-based currency that enthusiasts say could revolutionize online transactions, becomes more mainstream, its supporters have been looking for ways to make it more accessible to inves

Consumer Electronics Make Up 75% Of SecondMarket’s Third Quarter Transactions, Social Media Down To 1.2%

What a change a year makes. SecondMarket, which helps arrange sales for stock of privately-held companies, <a target="_blank" href="

Pinterest, Warby Parker And Stripe Are The Rising Stars of SecondMarket In A Post-Facebook IPO World

SecondMarket, which has served as a hub for transactions of pre-IPO Facebook stock for a few years, will have to find some new venture-backed companies to pique investor interest this year. <a href="h

Former Facebook VP Chamath Palihapitiya Invests $15 Million In SecondMarket, Joins Board

<a href="">As Erick wrote last week</a>, SecondMarket, the marketplace for alternative investments,

Sequoia, Accel, And Union Square Top SecondMarket’s New VC Scoreboard

Demand for private company shares declined in the second quarter versus the first quarter but was up sharply year-over-year, according to a <a href="

The Primary Colors of Secondary Markets

I find myself conflicted about <a href="">secondary markets</a>. My cautionary side wonders how these private stock sales can potentially distort incentives w

LinkedIn Halo Effect? Facebook Shares Surge To New High In SharesPost

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Today Is Not The First Time LinkedIn Shares Have Doubled

<img src="">Now that LinkedIn <a href="">has stock is trad

SecondMarket Sees $115 Million In Private Stock Sales During Q1

<img src=""/> Are sales of private company shares taking a breather? Demand for private company shares resulted

Facebook Secondary Stock Just Surged To $34 — That's An $85 Billion Valuation

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New Facebook Valuation Record As Shares Surge 5% To $31.50

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-278871" title="4561v1-max-250x250" src="" alt="" width="245" height="100" />A little ove

Wow. Just… Wow: Facebook Hits Record $75 Billion Valuation On SecondMarket

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-281462" title="75" src="" alt="" />Last week, in our weekly report on the insanely hot Facebook stock tr

Facebook Valuation Back At A Cool $70 Billion On SecondMarket

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-278871" title="4561v1-max-250x250" src="" alt="" />And we're back again with our now wee

Kevin Rose Invests In Facebook On SecondMarket

<img src="" class="shot2"> <a href="">Kevin Rose</a> and <a href="

Facebook Shares Dip 7% In Most Recent SecondMarket Auction

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Demand Doubles For Private Shares On SecondMarket: The Q4 Report

<img src=""> With shares of Facebook recently hitting a <a href="

Facebook Shares Hit $28.26 Per Share, That's a $70+ Billion Valuation

<img src='' class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" />The SecondMarket Facebook shares auctions are back on after a holiday b
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