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Articles tagged: Accredited Investors

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Accredited Investor Installment 11: Investment in Hedge Funds

Investment in hedge funds has become available to a wider audience in recent years. Learn how a hedge fund investment works.

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5 Investment Strategies PE Firms Use to Choose Portfolio Companies

Private equity firms choose their portfolio companies by focusing their investment strategies on factors such as lifecycle, geography and industry.

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An Investor’s Guide to Productive Assets, Physical Assets and other Tangible Asset Types

Why Buy Farmland if You’re Not a Farmer? Tangible Assets Explained Individuals invest in tangible assets (called physical assets, hard assets, fixed assets and more, depending on the asset itself) because they are generally considered more stable in value than most commonly traded sovereign currencies and securities. When the world economy falters, many investors move […]

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Private Equity vs. Venture Capital 101

Venture capital is often tucked under the umbrella of private equity, but investors should know the key differences in private equity vs venture capital.

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Taking Stock in Main Street: The Importance of Small Business

Small businesses make up 99.9% of all businesses and employ millions of Americans. Learn more about the importance of small business investing.

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Do Managers Take Too Much of the Pie in Hedge Fund Fees?

Hedge funds have trailed the S&P 500 for years, so why are hedge fund fees so high? Hedge fund managers may be changing their tune, according to reports.

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What is the JOBS Act: 2019 Primer for the Private Company C-Suite Executive

A concise guide to each section of the JOBS Act and its effects on investors of various sizes interested in the private capital markets.

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3 Smart Moves Made by Celebrity Investors

What do Madonna and Warren Buffett have in common? They both make smart investments. Follow these 3 investing lessons from successful celebrity investors.

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Are You Smarter Than a High School Dropout? Revising the Accredited Investor Definition

The SEC is considering wider access to private offerings. Does net worth equate to financial literacy, or should the accredited investor definition change?

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Unicorn Companies are Rare, So Why Do Venture Capitalists Persist?

Three out of four startups backed by venture capital fail, but VC investors continue to search for unicorn companies. What makes or breaks their success?

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