A Casual Guide to Public and Private Markets RazeTeam December 21, 2023
a guide to public and private markets from raze and polymesh

Navigating the Finance Maze: A Casual Guide to Public and Private Markets

Public and private markets both offer unique benefits to issuers and investors, but they vary in access, liquidity, and regulation. Understand how in this explainer on public and private markets.

Get ready to embark on a comprehensive exploration of the distinct realms of public and private markets through our insightful guide, unraveling the intricate nuances that differentiate these financial landscapes. Delve into an analysis of investor access, liquidity dynamics, and regulatory frameworks, providing a nuanced understanding of the diverse benefits and challenges inherent in both domains. As we navigate this financial journey, the narrative converges on the transformative influence of tokenization through Polymesh, revolutionizing the issuance and trade of security tokens, thereby reshaping the contours of investment paradigms.

Public Markets: Where Familiarity Meets Action

First up, public markets! If you’ve ever dabbled in stocks or heard of the NYSE, Nasdaq, or LSE, you’re in familiar territory. Public markets are like the neighborhood where everyone’s invited. Think Apple and Amazon; these giants started here.

Why go public? It’s like throwing a grand party—new shares in an IPO, direct listing shindigs, or the SPAC spectacular. Benefits? High liquidity, easy trading, and transparency. It’s a predictable journey, great for those who prefer to ‘set it and forget it.’

But, and there’s always a ‘but,’ listing is no cakewalk for companies. It’s a regulatory obstacle course. Investors? Beware of market mood swings; it can get bumpy.

Private Markets: Where Exclusivity Reigns Supreme

Now, shift gears to private markets, where exclusivity is the name of the game. This is where the big players dance—venture capital, private equity, and the cool kids’ table of alternative assets.

For companies, it’s a quieter, less hectic scene. No need for the public compliance dance. For investors, this is the high-risk, high-reward playground. Illiquidity is the catch; it’s like having a VIP pass to a concert but no exit before the encore.

But oh, the returns! High-risk, high-reward, remember? Plus, private markets are perfect for portfolio diversification. For companies, less regulation means more freedom.

Tokenization and Polymesh: The Plot Twist

Now, here comes the game-changer—tokenization on Polymesh. Imagine the best of both worlds. Faster, cheaper transactions? Check. Increased accessibility? Double-check. Enhanced transparency? Triple-check.

Tokenization makes fractional ownership a reality, like buying a slice of the Mona Lisa. Automated compliance? No more rulebook headaches. And the finale: private markets on steroids. Polymesh’s unique identity system keeps it exclusive yet accessible.

In a nutshell, whether you’re navigating the vibrant streets of public markets or slipping into the exclusive soirées of private markets, tokenization on Polymesh is your golden ticket. It’s where the old meets the new, and the possibilities are as vast as the blockchain itself.

Raze is Set to Revolutionize Fundraising with Polymesh Collaboration

At Raze, we stand out as an established fundraising platform with a rapidly growing client base, boasting over 60 forward-thinking startups looking to go to market with their capital needs but do so with less costs, reduced friction, and better results. Recognizing the immense advantages Polymesh offers in creating, issuing, and managing security tokens, this integration will empower Raze to provide our clients with an unparalleled on-chain fundraising and equity management experience.

As part of this groundbreaking collaboration, Raze is committed to providing issuers raising capital with comprehensive support, offering the software platform necessary to issue and manage security tokens on Polymesh. This includes representing cap table shares and investor wallets, exploring integration with Polymesh wallet technology, and utilizing Polymesh’s core functionality to enhance transparency and efficiency in fundraising and equity management across companies of all sizes.


So, fellow financial explorers, as you navigate this finance maze of public and private markets, may your investments be savvy, your returns be bountiful, and your understanding of public and private markets be crystal clear. If you have questions and want more guidance contact us and our advisors at Raze are ready to help.

About Polymesh

Polymesh is an institutional-grade permissioned blockchain built specifically for regulated assets. It streamlines antiquated processes and opens the door to new financial instruments by solving challenges around governance, identity, compliance, confidentiality, and settlement.

Visit polymesh.network to learn more.

About Raze Fintech Inc.

Raze is a disruptive operating system that significantly reduces the cost of raising capital acquisition for startups while substantially increasing transparency, access, automated compliance, and efficiency for investors. Startups and existing businesses can design, set up, and deploy their raise using equity, debt, and revenue financing to qualified investors.

For more information, please visit: https://raze.finance/

Original source: Polymesh.