NPM will launch later this year pending regulatory approvals, with Greg Brogger as President, and will be based in San Francisco. SharesPost's broker dealer and RIA businesses will continue to operate separately from the joint venture.
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ABOUT SHARESPOSTSharesPost is the market for today's fast-growing private companies, their shareholders and qualified investors. SharesPost represents companies who wish to conduct managed liquidity programs and raise primary capital online; provides investors access to private companies through direct investments and managed funds; offers shareholders liquidity options; and empowers option holders to exercise their options. With a listing of over 200 fast-growing companies, an extensive network of investors assembled in one place online, and a broad offering of independent, third-party research and customized products and services, SharesPost brings greater efficiency, flexibility, and control to the process of raising capital, and buying or selling shares in the private capital market. SharesPost's management team includes experienced executives from the financial services, banking, legal, technology and security sectors, with concentrated expertise in working with emerging industry leaders.