Reinventing the Financial Exchange for the Private Markets

3D illustration of fnancial business chart with diagrams and stock numbers showing profits and losses over time dynamically

When you think of a financial exchange, you probably think of NASDAQ or ICE Group. I bet you don’t, however, think about Goldman Sachs or alternative asset managers like Blackstone. But the way I see it, investment banks and asset managers are the exchanges of the private markets. Investors give them capital and they turn…

How to Choose Between Venture Debt, Equity for Growing your Business

Choosing between venture debt and equity capital for a growing company can be a difficult balancing act. Both options have tradeoffs that make choosing the “right” option a very personal choice for your business. To explore these tradeoffs,  let’s look at the example of Grab, a transportation and finance business based in Singapore, that focused…