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Real private market data
Reliable private market data has been both highly coveted by market participants and frustratingly elusive in recent years. This is due to the absence of a central marketplace for secondaries, from which pricing and volume datapoints could be derived and reported. The advent of the Hiive platform now enables buyers and sellers to place bids to buy and sell startup shares directly to their counter-party in one central meeting place.
We can now generate realtime market data by aggregating and reporting the anonymous orders our customers place on the platform. Therefore, unlike other market reports that communicate the results of unaccountable or unverifiable ‘surveys’ of buyers or brokers, each of our data points is based on true market activity between buyers and sellers of specific private securities. This brings us one step closer to accomplishing our mission of bringing transparency and accountability to private markets.
Consistent with our transparency mandate, all of Hiive’s pre-IPO market data is available free of charge to our registered users.
Our market reports allow us to interpret the vast amounts of unicorn trading data generated by our trading platform. Whether you are a buyer or seller of secondaries or pre-IPO stock, these reports can act as a barometer for today’s market sentiment. However, these reports should not be used for investment decision-making purposes (please refer to our methodology, notices & disclaimers section below).
Methodology, notices & disclaimers
All data in our reports are generated by actual customer orders on the Hiive platform.
All pricing data is quoted by reference to the valuation (in price per share terms) of the private issuer’s last primary funding round (“last round value”). Last round values are estimates based on public and private data collected by Hiive, and are not verified. Any datapoints which are based on, or which reference, last round value, exclude securities for which Hiive does not have an estimate of price per share for the last primary funding round.
Average Transaction Price is calculated based on bids accepted by sellers on the Hiive platform (irrespective of whether those transactions have yet, or ultimately did, close). Data in our reports is generally presented on an aggregated basis to comply with United States securities laws.
Investing in private unregistered securities is highly speculative and entails a high degree of risk. These securities are inherently illiquid and there is no guarantee that a market will be available for them. Accordingly, investment in these securities is appropriate only for those investors who can tolerate a high degree of risk, can withstand a total loss of investment, and do not require liquidity of their investment.
This material is for informational and illustrative purposes only and all data contained herein is subject to revision and completion. This document does not constitute or form part of an offer to sell any securities, nor does it constitute investment advice. The information presented may change with market conditions and other factors. To the extent such information includes estimates of value and/or financial performance there is no guarantee that such estimates can be achieved in the marketplace. Nothing contained herein is, or shall be relied upon as, a promise or representation as to the past or future.
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