Introducing our Partnership with SecondMarket and Private Company Streams

Through a partnership with SecondMarket, the marketplace for illiquid assets, we are excited to deliver to our community at StockTwits the capability to comment on an entire network of private companies.  We love what SecondMarket is doing, and are delighted to be able to provide a real time messaging and idea sharing and messaging platform for them.

You will be able to find the Private Companies stream on the Stream Navigation Panel on the left side bar of the website.

Private Company Stream in Navigation Panel

To find a particular company’s’ ticker, simply browse through the Private Company Database and then tweet using that ticker symbol.

Browse through the Private Company Database

Once you find the ticker symbol, tweet about it and it will show up in the Private Company Stream

Each Private Company has their own symbol page, where you can easily view the tweets as well as view the company profile on The Business Insider, TechCrunch, GigaOm, CNNMoney, and TechMeme.  Check out this one for $SKYPE:

Each Company gets their own symbol page where you can view company profiles across the web.

We are excited to be working alongside SecondMarket and can’t wait to see the conversation surrounding private companies blossom.  It’s really going to be fun to see some of these great companies move from the Private Company Stream to the Public Equities Stream in the future!

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