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Datastax joins the Matrix

PreIPOSwap – (New York, NY) 1/31/2019 — We’ve added Datastax to our research Matrix and posted the data here: https://preiposwap.com/portfolio/datastax/ History of Datastax (from Wikipedia): DataStax was built on the open source NoSQL database Apache Cassandra. Cassandra was initially developed internally at Facebook to handle large data sets across multiple servers,[5] and was released as an Apache open source project in 2008.[6] In 2010, Jonathan[…]

Getting on the Cap Table

Pre IPO Swap (New York, NY) 1/29/2019 – Pre IPO Swap wants to explain to investors how important it is to get on the cap table and why it matters.  First let’s explain what is a cap table – it is basically the ledger of shares in a private company.  That means it is the[…]

The TRUTH About Pre IPO Funds

Pre IPO Swap – (New York, NY 1/26/2019) – Pre IPO is when you transact shares of a company which is about to become a public company, a process known as IPO.  The Pre IPO market is for accredited investors only.  Popular names currently on the table include Lyft, Palantir, SpaceX, Klarna, Pinterest, and Stripe. […]

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Raiders Of The Lost Corporate Ark – Revlon

Pre IPO Swap @ Seeking Alpha (Analysis Division) – 1/25/2019 Pre IPO Swap is now a contributor for Seeking Alpha, a site that is focused on actionable intelligence for securities.  Interestingly, Seeking Alpha does publish stories on Pre IPO which is why we signed up.   Our first article covers what could be one of the[…]

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The Most Recent Startup Investments Over $250 Million In 2019

From Crunchbase January 23, 2019 2018 was the year supergiant VC deals became a nearly everyday occurrence. Equity funding rounds of $100 million or more dominated the global VC market, accounting for a vanishingly small percent of total deal volume, but accounting for 56 percent of the total dollar volume. Here’s the thing about these supergiant VC[…]

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For Silicon Valley’s Startups, The Bill Is Finally Coming Due

From Zero Hedge 1/22/2019: Silicon Valley startups like Hustle, an ad-messaging company that spent lavishly on things like on-tap kombucha and arcade games for employees, are learning the hard way that party is coming to an end and the bill is finally due. Earlier this month, the company announced mass layoffs according to the WSJ . This depressing[…]

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New generation of Brokers takes center stage in the global finance show

Social trading network eToro raised $100 Million in a private placement so naturally we were curious who is eToro.  Israel is also an intriguing market, so we reached out to CEO and founder Yoni Assia to get more depth about the company more than what is on the site.  But before that, a little background[…]

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Ahead of IPO, Airbnb achieves profitability for second year in a row

From Tech Crunch 1/15/2019 Airbnb,  which is expected to go public this year, announced today a number of milestones. For starters, Airbnb says it was profitable on an EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) basis for the second year in a row in 2018. In Q3 2018, Airbnb said it had its strongest quarter ever, where[…]

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Pre IPO Product Life Cycle – the Hamburger Analogy

New York, NY (PreIPOSwap.com) 1/17/2019 — Pre IPO Swap focuses on Pre IPO companies.  These are not necessarily ‘Unicorns’ but many are.  We get asked what is a private late stage mature company that qualifies for Pre IPO?  There isn’t a specific answer, some companies will be very late stage, others can be closer to[…]

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CLASSIFIED: The most powerful investor you never heard of

Pre IPO Swap New York, NY 1/12/2019 Did you know that the CIA has its own Venture Fund?  And did you know that Venture fund was key in starting Facebook and Google?  As explained in the book Splitting Pennies – the world is not as it seems. For many readers especially on Zero Hedge this comes as[…]

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