Forge Global serves the complex and emerging needs of the private market ecosystem by forging new connections through its technology, data and expertise. Founded in 2014, the firm operates a digital marketplace where investors and shareholders of unicorn companies can offer and trade their shares to institutional and accredited investors in the private markets. As of June 2022, the company has completed more than $12 billion in transaction volume on its trading platform, and facilitated trades in over 500 unicorn companies. Aside from its marketplace, Forge also offers enterprise-grade data services to institutional investors, customized liquidity programs to unicorn companies, and custody solutions for over 1.9 million self-directed IRA accounts. After merger with SharesPost in 2020, in March 2022, Forge Global (NYSE: FRGE), the world’s largest unicorn shares trading platform officially listed on the NYSE as the first publicly traded private shares marketplace.