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Articles tagged: Alternative Assets

Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 2

There is considerable potential in equity crowdfunding, but all investors should be aware of the advantages and disadvantages to such investing.

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Equity Crowdfunding

What Investors Need to Know about Equity Crowdfunding: Part 1

Equity crowdfunding has changed in notable ways since its introduction in 2012, and is now primed to revolutionize how we finance companies and investments.

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Angel Investing

Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #8: Venture Capital and Angel Investing

What is the difference between angel investing and VC? The first difference is money. Angel investors invest much smaller amounts. VC takes it from there.

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Crowdfunding Equities

Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #6: Equity Crowdfunding Under Regulation D

Equity crowdfunding developed under Regulation D matches startups with angel investors in weeks rather than months, shortening timelines all around.

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Alternative Assets and the “Average” Accredited Investor Installment #4

Overview of the Alternative Assets Landscape Subsequent installments in the series will dive into specific subcategories within the “alternative asset” asset classes. Think of those installments as the trees. This installment looks at the forest. There are many different ways of categorizing the alternative assets; no universally accepted approach exists. In this series, we group […]

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Catching Up With: DarcMatter CEO Sang H. Lee

We recently got to know DarcMatter – a fully transactional platform that offers transparent, institutional-level access to alternative investment opportunities, and the company’s CEO, Sang Lee. Investors can source private investment opportunities in hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, and structured debt opportunities. By using technology and designed feeder funds, DarcMatter can provide a frictionless process for both investors and private issuers while remaining fully compliant with all financial regulations.

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Critical Considerations When Selecting a Private Equity Manager

Editor’s Note: This is an updated version of a similar article published on February 3, 2016. This article updates, amends and supersedes that earlier article. Nobody Said It Was Easy (Selecting a Private Equity Manager) Selecting a private equity manager with whom to invest is crucial to achieving top-tier performance in an industry where the […]

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A Few Minutes With … Bruce Walker

Bruce Walker joined Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a firm engaged in the sale and auction of rare coins and currency, in early 2015 as a World Numismatist and Cataloger. He has collected world gold coins by Friedberg catalog number since his mid-20s.

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A Few Minutes With…Sharestates’ CEO Allen Shayanfekr

Allen Shayanfekr is the CEO and Founder of online real estate investment platform Sharestates. In a little more than a year, Sharestates announced this month, the company has crossed the $100 million mark in loans originated.

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A Few Minutes With…Dillon Gage Metals’ Roy Friedman

Roy Friedman is executive vice-president of Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale trading firms. The company is an authorized purchaser for all major world mints and maintains inventory in over 20 countries around the world.

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