Rialto Markets Online Knowledge Center Paves the Way for $113.5 Billion in Crowdfunding and Secondary Market Access
Tempted to get involved in the crowdfunding and private equity secondary market revolution, but not sure where to start? Then help is at hand.
— Co-founder and CEO Shari Noonan
NEW YORK, USA, May 6, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Rialto Markets Online Knowledge Center Leads the Way to $113.5 Billion in Crowdfunding and Secondary Market Access
Tempted to get involved in the crowdfunding and private equity secondary market revolution, but not sure where to start?
Then help is at hand.
The crowdfunding phenomenon raised $113.52 billion last year, according to data from Pitchbook, a year-on-year increase of 1,021%.
It is led by a new generation of investors eager to acquire a stake in private companies, as well as providing those companies with access to crucial new funding through Regulation CF or Regulation A+ equity crowdfunding.
The key to continued growth is the ability for these private companies – whose shares are not traded on public exchanges such as the Nasdaq or the NYSE – to have their shares traded through a secondary market using a trading system alternative (ATS) regulated in much the same way. way than public companies.
Now, award-winning broker Rialto Markets is looking to empower more private companies and their potential investors, launching its online Knowledge Center to help investors and issuers learn from Fintech thought leaders.
This provides a range of easy-to-understand online articles and guides for those wishing to learn more about the exciting opportunities on offer.
It aims to deliver balanced articles extolling the virtues – and highlighting the risks – for both investors and corporate issuers.
In addition, it provides guidance on the benefit to investors of holding diversified portfolios to reduce risk, always bearing in mind that private securities can traditionally be very illiquid assets.
CEO and co-founder of Rialto Markets, Shari Noonan, explains: “The Knowledge Hub will be an expanding resource on our website, with a dual role; first, to provide all our clients – issuers and investors – with general information in plain language and easy to access. , and answers to any questions they might have.
“And there’s even a glossary of anti-jargon financial terms that any newcomer to the industry might need to navigate, as crowdfunding and the democratization of private securities are set to accelerate in the coming years.
Rialto Markets also operates a fully compliant secondary market ATS platform that allows the buying and selling of private company stocks. This includes crowdfunding companies and other forms of private securities including NFTs, cryptocurrencies and other types of digital assets in a much more regulated environment.
There are 27 million private companies in the United States alone, many with hundreds or even thousands of individual investors who could benefit from equity crowdfunding and a regulated secondary market for private securities.
Forbes reported that the private securities market would hit a record $7 trillion last year and predicted it would hit more than $30 trillion by the end of the decade, driven in part by funding equity and other digital private securities opportunities.
The Rialto Markets Online Knowledge Center aims to ensure that thought leaders can support high growth private companies and small retail investors as well as large accredited investors through this platform.
Rialto Markets, a FINRA member broker (Rialto Primary) operates an alternative trading system (Rialto Secondary) for private securities, including those issued as a digital asset security.
Rialto Primary supports companies issuing equity and debt securities through the Reg A+, Reg CF and Reg D exemptions. Rialto Markets is registered in all 50 states, including those that require a broker-dealer to issue Reg A+.
Shari Noonan (CEO) has extensive experience in building and scaling operations and product development with Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Instinet and has been instrumental in the electronicization of the equity market. Shari has been involved in deal flow analysis and governance activities in strategic acquisitions as COO of Global Equity Trading and COO of Global Electronic Trading at Deutsche Bank and while in Trading Management at Goldman Sachs . Shari holds a BS in Accounting from Marquette University and an MBA from Columbia University.
For more information on this release, please contact Steve Philp at [email protected]
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