Is there a back door way to get in on an IPO before it’s announced on a private company?

By backoffice, April 7, 2019

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Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

Sometimes, though it’s certainly not guaranteed to be successful. There are several publicly-traded venture capital funds (PRIVX, GSVC, SVVC) that buy private companies, you can look at their portfolio to see which companies you’re buying exposure to… but they’re diversified, so one big IPO is not going to double your money or anything like that. There are also often “back door” plays in the form of public companies that have made strategic investments in private ones — as with IEP or GM investing in LYFT, for example, though, again, that’s not usually meaningful enough to have a big impact on… Read more »

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I think this relates to the Wyatt constant push for back doors to upcoming IPOs although thats a guess !! GSVC has had a good run up in 2019 but dropped over the last 2 weeks a sort of sell the news scenario i guess ! I think it looks like a ploy to buy advice and hope for the best . Cannabis IPOs however have been open to the market ie TGOD where I invested that has been quite successful so far although a significant fall from Octobers sell the news legalisation

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Dear Gum Shoer’s, April 14th PINTEREST is coming out of the closet, I am going to want to buy some as soon as I can get a price. I’m with SCHWAB so will I be able to purchase shares like on Wednesday?
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