I co-founded Second Alpha Partners to provide liquidity to private capital investors. Our mission is for Second Alpha tobecome an integral element of “Grow America”. The reinvigoration of the US economy is led by small business formation which requires capital — and capital requires liquidity. Private capital has come from founders’ sweat equity, angels, venture capitalists and private equity investors. Every investor in a company expects to reach a liquidity point where they can realize the value they have created. Unfortunately, M&A and IPO’s are simply not meeting the needs of investors.
Second Alpha Partners will provide liquidity for those investors. Unlike most secondary investor in the market today, we earned our stripes making direct investments in companies, working with entrepreneurs to grow their companies, co-investing with other venture capitalists, advising management and providing strategic guidance as board members. Continue reading