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Alta - Allowing Pre-IPO Investments Into Companies Like Grab, SpaceX, And More

Kelvin Lee, Co-Founder and CEO, Alta

17-Oct-23 10:00

Alta - Allowing Pre-IPO Investments Into Companies Like Grab, SpaceX, And More

Ever wish that you could invest in unlisted tech companies such as Open AI, Stripe, and SpaceX before they hit public markets and peak valuations? Well for some, Singapore-based marketplace for alternative assets Alta could be the answer.

Founded in 2016, the startup formerly known as Fundnel it’s trying to improve accessibility to an area of finance previously the domain of ultra-high-net worth individuals and institutional investors - private capital markets. Alta has facilitated over $600 million dollars in over 1,500 transactions, including investments into SpaceX, Grab, and Gojek.

On this episode of Open for Business, you will hear about what inspired this venture, the experience of building this sizable alternative asset exchange, and the business opportunity that lies here with Kelvin Lee, Co-Founder and CEO of Alta.

Produced by: Roshan Kanesan

Presented by: Roshan Kanesan

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Categories:  marketstechnologyentrepreneurs

Tags:  ofbbb2023alternative assetshigh-net worth individualsaccredited investorsprivate capital marketsprivate capitalsecondary marketventure capitalgrabgojekdiscordspacex

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