An Initial Public Offering (IPO) is the first listing of a security on a public exchange.
A public company is a company with public ownership and has shares that trade on a public exchange market. Because it is public it is required to meet the Securities and Exchange Commission’s strict filing requirements for public companies.
An International Search Authority (ISA) performs searches for PCT applicants of prior art and issues Written Opinions on the patentability of the claim as filed.
Liquidity rounds (also known as secondary sales) are events where private company stockholders can participate in selling a portion or all their shares before the company goes public or is acquired.