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Prime Unicorn Index
Discover the Market’s First Synthetic Unicorn Index
We are the world’s first synthetic index made up of only private American “unicorn” companies valued at $500M or more, earning us the name Prime Unicorn Index. Our expertise includes every type of company, from market disruptors to the pioneers creating and defining industries of their own.
What is the Prime Unicorn Index?
The Prime Unicorn Index is an equally-weighted price return index that measures the share price performance of U.S. private companies valued at $500 million or more.
Top Unicorns by Valuation
Coined in 2013 by venture capitalist Aileen Lee, a Unicorn is any privately held startup company valued at over $500 million. The ever-growing list of companies is now making Unicorn investment opportunities more lucrative than ever before.
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Who can invest
in the Index?
Synthetic Investment Opportunities are available for both Institutional and Accredited Investors.
- Investors who already own shares in the underlying component companies (i.e. VC fund managers, Family Offices, Asset Managers) or who are Limited Partners in the funds that invested into the Index companies, may want to hedge their investments by taking a short position off a derivative product.
- Wealth Managers, Asset Managers, Private Banks, can get net exposure to the Pre-IPO private companies by taking a long position. Contact your broker to discuss in further detail.
Latest Index Reports
Each month these reports are published. They detail the index, changes to the index, trends in the unicorn market, and more.
Technology Rises from the Heart of the Lone Star State
Coined as Silicon Hills, an ode to its big brother on the west coast, Austin, Texas is home to a wide catalog of high tech companies ranging from enterprise software, semiconductors, corporate R&D, biotechnology, gaming, and a variety of startups. These startups are what drew Prime Unicorn Index to the area. Austin is the perfect location for Prime Unicorn Index to identify and curate the world’s first Unicorn Index.
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