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Can technology democratize private investments?

Among the victims of JPMorgan's 2008 rescue of Bear Stearns was a small technology project that James Dowd was fond of.

Then heading up Bear's Hedge Fund Advisory and Fund of Funds Team on the asset management side, Dowd was hashing out a platform for funds to access private placements, building the technology to list deal offerings, and collect investor information that would be exposed to the firm's brokerage and correspondent network.

"We got about halfway there, and always wanted to go the l

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