Three Surprising Tips for Finding a Profitable Startup

When evaluating a start-up for a potential investment, you might be tempted to focus on the company’s product, or its competition. And certainly, those are important factors to consider. But as we’ve learned over the years, other factors are far more likely to influence the company’s outcome — and in…

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Three “Billion Dollar” Pre-IPO Investing Rules

Fred Wilson is one of the most successful startup investors in the world. He was an early investor in startups like Twitter, Twilio, and Etsy — all of which became multi-billion-dollar publicly traded companies. That’s why he regularly tops Forbes’ “Midas List” of early-stage tech investors, and is rumored to have a…

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Caught naked!?

Warren Buffett often shares this pearl of wisdom: “You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” Meaning, you really don’t know how well or how poorly a company is doing until it’s faced with a major challenge. Well, given the challenges the world is facing…

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How to "Invest" like a "Gambler"

When I tell people what I do for a living, I hear things like this:  “The stock market!? That’s a real crap shoot!” “You invest in startups? I’d rather play the lotto!” “Oh, isn’t that like gambling?” Comments like that used to bother me. But not anymore. Nowadays, I take them…

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The REAL Secret to Investing Success

Whether you’re talking about investing in the stock market... Investing in startups... Or even founding your own startup… One simple rule can help you identify the opportunities with the most profit potential — and today I’ll tell you what it is. In the Beginning... Several years ago, right when Matt and I…

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This Robot Is Delivering 2,200% Returns

Stripes is a New York-based venture capital firm. And to identify the best startup investments, it uses a robot named SONAR. SONAR’s recent wins include sneaker-maker On Running (an 1,800% return), software company Monday.com (a 2,200% return), education platform Udemy, and the list goes on and on. Want to get…

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Three "Billionaire Rules" for 10,000% Returns

Fred Wilson is one of the most successful startup investors in the world. He was an early investor in startups like Twitter, Twilio, and Etsy — all of which are now multi-billion-dollar publicly traded companies. That’s why he regularly tops Forbes’ “Midas List” of early-stage tech investors, and is rumored…

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Make Money from Crappy IPOs

Everyone knows the “simple” way to make money in the market: Buy low and sell high. For example, buy into a stock when it IPOs, then cash out when it trades higher. But today I’ll show you a different way to profit from an IPO… This is a way to…

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CNBC: Social Security Fund Is Almost Exhausted

See the news last week? The Social Security Administration just released its annual report… And it’s projecting that funding for your retirement benefits will be exhausted by 2033. Furthermore, the situation seems to be deteriorating. That’s why the Administration keeps changing the date that funds are expected to be depleted:…

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