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3 Things To Do Before Your Lock-Up Expires

3 Things To Do Before Your Lock-Up Expires

It’s been a good year for tech IPOs. Nine tech companies went public in the first four months of 2017, compared with just one over the same time period in 2016.

That’s great for the tech industry. But what does it mean for you as an individual?

When a company goes public, the clock starts on its lock-up period. The lock-up period usually lasts from 90 to 180 days, and during this time, you can’t sell your stock if you’re considered a shareholding insider.

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