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Rise of the Private Market

Instead of going public, many late-stage tech companies are considering the "private IPO". This is when startups raise rounds of over $300M from investors, providing them with enough capital to delay an IPO by years.
                                                                          Private vs. Public  Value Creation

More Value is Captured in the Private Markets

More and more value is being captured in the private markets for tech startups. As companies decide to stay private longer, this will be an ongoing trend.
Private vs. Public Market Returns
What do we offer

Put your investing aspirations into action with a full range of investments. Enjoy
superior returns from high-growth tech companies

Global Offerings
Access to investment opportunities in high-growth companies all over the world from your smartphone.
Global Network
The MX50 Fund provides our clients with access to deals in the US and emerging markets focused on social impact.
Lower Fees
MarketX provides investors of late-stage startups with low-cost investment management services.
Track Record
MarketX has generated high returns for clients in the complicated process of purchasing private shares on the secondary market.
Founder and ceo

Cathryn Chen

Previously, Cathryn worked at Deutsche Bank, Rothschild in London, and J.P. Morgan Hong Kong, where she contributed to dozens of IPOs and private placements including Alibaba and Xiaomi. Prior to the Twitter and Alibaba IPOs, she witnessed first-hand the pent up demand for pre-IPO shares which led her to found MarketX. She also worked at EverString, an ad- tech startup backed by Lightspeed Partners and Sequoia Capital, bringing predictive analytics to sales and marketing teams at Fortune500 enterprises.

Our advisors

Boquan He

- Founder of Robust Group (acquired by Danone) - Founder and Former Chairman of Nowaday Investment Co. - Co-founder of 7 Days Group Holdings Noah Holdings Limited, and Shanghai 9diamond Co. - Vice Chairman of iKang Healthcare Group, Inc.

Ann Dwane

- Co-founder & Partner at Village Global VC - Former Co-founder & Partner at GSV Acceleration Fund - Former Chief Business Officer at Chegg and CEO of Zinch (acquired by Chegg)

Tim Kochis

- Former CEO and Chairman of Aspiriant - Currently on the Board of the CharlesSchwab Strategic Trust, the Asia Foundation, the University of San Francisco, the Financial Planning Standards Board, Asian Art Museum and the 1990 Institute

Rumman Chowdhury

- Senior Principal at Accenture AI - Former senior data scientist at Metis and data science manager at Quotient Technology

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