Forge Global

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Forge Global (formerly Equidate) is a marketplace for private equity, giving private and institutional investors access to top pre-IPO companies. Its platform allows shareholders and investors in privately-held innovation firms to liquidate a portion of their shares and provides private and institutional investors access to top companies.
TypePrivate
Founded2014
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteforgeglobal.com
Employee Ratings4.7

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Employees (est.) (Aug 2022)249(+2%)
Job Openings54
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Forge Global

Kelly Rodriques

Kelly Rodriques

Chief Executive Officer
MarkLee

MarkLee

Chief Finacial Officer
Jose Cobos

Jose Cobos

Chief Operating Officer
NickGrabowski

NickGrabowski

Chief Technology Officer
MeganHanley

MeganHanley

Chief Marketing Officer
Della Torre

Della Torre

Chief Product & Innovation Officer
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Forge Global Office Locations

Forge Global has offices in San Francisco, New York, San Carlos, Sioux Falls and in 2 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
415 Mission St 55th Floor, San Francisco
New York, NY, US
120 W 45th St #2702
San Carlos, CA, US
1160 Industrial Rd STE 1
Sioux Falls, SD, US
401 E 8th St Unit 222
Washington, DC, US
Southern Building, 805 15th St NW #800
Hong Kong, HK
55 D'Aguilar St, Central
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Forge Global Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2014

Forge Global total Funding

$238.5 m

Forge Global latest funding size

$150 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Forge Global investors

Forge Global's latest funding round in May 2021 was reported to be $150 m. In total, Forge Global has raised $238.5 m
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Forge Global Operating Metrics

Mar, 2019

Transaction Volume to Date

$2 b

Forge Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SharesPostMay 12, 2020$160 m
IRA ServicesMarch 28, 2019$55 m

Forge Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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90/100

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Forge Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Forge Global News and Updates

Forge Global to go public in $2 billion merger with Motive Capital

Forge Global, Inc. (“Forge”), a leading global private securities marketplace, today announced it has entered into a definitive business combination agreement with Motive Capital Corp (NYSE: MOTV.U), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by affiliates of Motive Partners, a financial techno…

Forge Global securities marketplace to go public through merger with SPAC Motive Capital

Private securities marketplace Forge Global Inc. is set to go public as it announced Monday an agreement to merger with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Motive Capital Corp. in a deal that values Forge Global at up to $2 billion. Shares of Motive Capital, which started trading on Feb. 1, …

Forge Global Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Forge Global founded?

    Forge Global was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Forge Global key executives?

    Forge Global's key executives are Kelly Rodriques, MarkLee and Jose Cobos.

  • How many employees does Forge Global have?

    Forge Global has 249 employees.

  • Who are Forge Global competitors?

    Competitors of Forge Global include Vodeno, ALAMI and Everteam.

  • Where is Forge Global headquarters?

    Forge Global headquarters is located at 415 Mission St 55th Floor, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Forge Global offices?

    Forge Global has offices in San Francisco, New York, San Carlos, Sioux Falls and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Forge Global have?

    Forge Global has 7 offices.