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Growth Companies

How SecondMarket Gives Startups A Bridge To An IPO

Barry Silbert | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business
Barry Silbert

How does a startup know when the time is right to leverage the private company stock market? Although there is no clear-cut formula, certain indicators, such as number of shareholders, the age of the startup, and market traction can be utilized.

Why Startups Are Shying Away From IPOs

Barry Silbert | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business
Barry Silbert

Many Americans are unaware that the U.S. public stock markets no longer support growth-stage companies. Systemic changes have caused companies to remain private far longer than in previous decades.

To Grow a Company, You Need to Be Good at Killing Things

Auren Hoffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Hoffman

Companies that work proactively to get rid of growth inhibiting issues and devote resources to the areas that matter are the ones that will be able to remain nimble, innovative, and win.