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Pre-IPO — investing ahead of everyone else

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“One step ahead” is an approach we take toward selecting new investment ideas for the United Traders platform. We keep track of new types of investments with high returns such as pre-IPO.

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What pre-IPO means

Pre-IPO investments mean investing in private firms several months or years prior to their listing. We select the best companies from Silicon Valley which have basically set the groundwork for becoming publicly-traded within the next 1-3 years. These companies may be larger than many publicly-traded ones and come with a valuation of over $1 billion.

1-3 yearsInvestment period

Until so far such pre-IPO investments have been accessible only to major investors, the entry threshold was from $10 million. We at United Traders made pre-IPO investing possible for everyone. The minimum investment is from $10.

from $10Minimum amount

How investments in pre-IPO work

Pre-IPO companies vs publicly-traded ones

The chart shows the value growth

  • 200 private technology companies (pre-IPO)
  • 500 largest publicly traded U.S. companies

Overall, young private companies grow at a faster pace than major publicly traded ones.

Source: crunchbase.com

Pre-IPO vs IPO

The chart shows a better profit from pre-IPO investing due to a lower entry price

  • Return from pre-IPO
  • Return from IPO

Percentage of applications fulfillment

Share allotment means the percentage of share allotment you get with your application. The more people subscribe to an investment, the fewer shares can be sold to every one of the investors who has joined. For instance, if you apply for $1,000, and the share allotment is 10%, you eventually get shares for only $100, the rest $900 will return to your account.

In 2020 the share allotment for IPO investment ideas has been about 7%. The share allotment for pre-IPO investments is 100% since the buy-in process is different.

Allotment in IPO ≈7%

CureVac6%
Duck Creek Technologies2%
Kymera Therapeutics4%
Nano-X Imaging7%
Outset Medical1%
Snowflake23%
JFrog10%
Sumo3%
American Well5%
Unity4%
GoodRx Holdings12%
Corsair5%

Allotment in pre-IPO — 100%

Coursera100%
Palantir100%
Lemonade100%
Airbnb100%
Flexport100%
Udemy100%
ThoughtSpot100%
Cohesity100%
Automation Anywhere100%
Checkr100%
DigitalOcean100%
Fuze100%

Examples of several IPOs and pre-IPOs

Some investment ideas at pre-IPO

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