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Description: SecondMarket and its ilk allow investors and employees—including Facebook’s—to convert pre-IPO shares into millions. But is it healthy for startups?

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: 04/21/2011

Link: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/11_18/b4226070179043.htm

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the issues raised in the report.
  • What is your view about this behavior?
  • Should it be prohibited?

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