409A Early-Stage Valuations: The Value Proposition

“Price, timeliness, and quality, I always tell the client that you can pick two of the three.”  These were the words of wisdom a Deloitte partner passed down to me as a first year valuation manager. Now, having been in professional services for over a decade, I understand intimately the...

Welcome Ryan Logue!

As private companies continue to stay private longer and longer, our Global Private Markets team keeps getting better and better. Ryan Logue just joined the Solium ranks to help us meet the growing demand for secondary sales by our private company clients. He was in Calgary last week and had...

Stocktoberfest Is Here!

From Sept 24 to October 5, we invite you to celebrate Stocktoberfest with us! We created Stocktoberfest because stock plan professionals are unsung heroes and they deserve a party. Because you don’t just push numbers around a system. You manage a massively important program that creates value for your company...

Wealth of Capital Available to Private Companies Continues to Delay IPOs

The second quarter of 2018 was the fifth quarter in a row with over 10 venture-backed IPOs. While this is great news, it is still fairly insignificant when compared to the number of private venture-backed companies valued at over $1 billion. In the first half of 2018, there were 42...