Amazon was 3 just years old when it went public in 1997. Uber, by contrast, was a budding preteen by the time it tapped the public markets. It’s not an isolated case: More companies are delaying their debuts in order to avoid the scrutiny that comes with the public sphere—leading to scores of private companies with ballooning valuations in recent years.
SecFi has stepped in to address the problems of the some of the soon-to-be-rich. They’re a wealth advisory platform that helps private company employees—who are often only wealthy on paper—with loans and liquidity.