Public Holdings was founded in 2017 by Jannick Malling, Matt Kennedy, Peter Quinn, and Sean Hendelman. The company has not publicly endorsed a plan to participate in an IPO. These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

Public is an American investment app that allows users to buy stocks on an accessible, low-friction platform. The company has grown rapidly as consumer demand for financial management services continues to expand, reporting a 700% increase in funded accounts in 2021. In 2022, Public acquired HyperCharts, a financial data visualization platform, and Otis, an investment marketplace for "alternative assets." Public has raised more than $300 million in venture capital funding from investors including Tiger Global, Vine Capital, MANTIS, Lakestar, Greycroft Partners, Accel Partners, and Inspired Capital Partners. The company is valued at $1.2 billion.

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Public is a privately held company and is not publicly traded on NYSE or NASDAQ in the U.S. To buy pre-IPO shares of a private company, you need to be an accredited investor. Learn more about how to invest in the private market or register today to get started.

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Is Public a publicly traded company?

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What is Public's funding to date?

Public has raised $323.71MM to date.
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When was Public founded?

Public was founded in 2015.

Who are Public's major investors?

Accel
Tiger Global Management
Greycroft
Republic Capital
Caffeinated Capital
Advancit Capital
Lakestar
Mantis VC
DuContra Ventures
LionTree
PLG Ventures
Aglaé Ventures
Dreamers VC
Inspired Capital
MaC Venture Capital
Sax Capital
Work Life Ventures
Vine Capital Management
Intuition Capital
Khaira Capital

Public funding rounds and last known valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
12/6/2021

Series D-1

$7.69MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/17/2021

Series D

$220MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
12/3/2020

Series C and C-1

$65.46MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
1/3/2020

Series B

$15MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/27/2019

Series A, A-1 and A-2

$14.35MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
11/28/2017

Series Seed 1 and Seed 2

$1.22MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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