EquityZen Raises $3M in Funding

EquityZen Inc., a New York-based fintech company that operates a secondary marketplace for company-approved transactions in pre-IPO stock, closed a $3m financing round.

The round, which brought outside financing raised to date to $6.5m, was led by Draper Associates with participation from WorldQuant Ventures.

Launched in 2013 by Phil Haslett, Head of Investments, and Shriram Bhashyam, Head of Shareholder Relations, and led by Atish Davda, CEO, EquityZen is a pre-IPO marketplace for making investments in late-stage private technology companies serving over 15,000 qualified investors from more than 30 countries, spanning high-net-worth-individuals (HNWI), wealth advisors, and institutional money managers.

To date, the platform has closed over 2,000 company-approved investments in more than 70 large, private firms with low investment minimums.



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