Placing the opportunity for ordinary investors to invest in hot pre-IPO companies in a fund required SharesPost to first answer a question: how exactly would the fund be structured?

Finding a solution, explains Sven Weber, president of SharesPost Investment Management, meant taking on the biggest investor concern - the fund's underlying assets would be private, illiquid stock. How could an investor have any confidence that they could get their money out, if at all? Weber says research and feedback brought them a well-fitted solution.

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