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SecondMarket confirms layoffs

The online private equity market lays off approximately 10 percent of its staff relating to Facebook's upcoming IPO.

By Mar. 30, 2012


Gaming, social media companies all over SecondMarket

The company, which facilitates equity transactions for non-public companies, says consumer Web and social media demand hit $264.9 million in value during the second quarter.

By Aug. 6, 2012


A SecondMarket for small banks? Thank Facebook.

SecondMarket is expanding beyond tech as IPOs are about to cost it some of its biggest customers.

By Feb. 16, 2012


SecondMarket banks on rising tech stars, new markets

Startups like Pinterest are gaining traction on SecondMarket, but it'll take a lot to make up for losing Facebook.

By May. 3, 2012


SecondMarket expected to lay off 20 percent of staff

The marketplace for alternative investments is expected to lay off more than 20 percent of its staff tomorrow, CNET has learned.

By Mar. 29, 2012


SecondMarket: invest in a startup that's not even public!

We talk with CEO Barry Silbert and how he hopes to bring real value to startups who don't want to go public.

By Mar. 13, 2012


SecondMarket: Private stock trades jump 55% in 2011

The market for trading private stocks continues to grow, with the greatest interest in consumer-web and social startups.

By Jan. 19, 2012


Forget Wall Street: Private stock transactions rocked last quarter

It seems like everyone's a winner according to SecondMarket's latest Private Company Report. Investors are investing and some little startups are getting lots of attention.

By Oct. 26, 2011


Here's the chart that explains Facebook's IPO mess

Facebook and its bankers were in a bind when pricing shares because the stock had already traded so high on the private market.

By May. 30, 2012


Private Facebook trading dries up as IPO looms

Private aftermarket values Facebook at north of $100 billion. Will public market track it?

By Mar. 30, 2012