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Articles tagged: Investors

Private Equity Investing

90-Second Lesson: How Does a Private Equity Fund Work? Explaining Sponsors, General Partners and Limited Partners

Private equity funds can be complex. This brief guide explains the key players in PE firms, including general partners vs limited partners.

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Small Business and the Economy

Investing in Small Businesses Is Key to Driving Economic Recovery

Investing in small businesses is crucial to innovation and economic growth. How can investors ensure entrepreneurs have enough capital?

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Risk-reward trade-off in venture capital

Risk-Reward Trade-Off: What 3 Venture Capital Investment Opportunities Teach Us

Three venture capital investment opportunities prove that VC offers a wide range of risks alongside potential rewards.

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Real estate syndication for commercial properties

Investing in a Real Estate Syndication: A Simple Guide

Investing in a real estate syndication allows investors with less capital, time and managerial experience to invest in a pooled fund.

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Do early-stage startups like SAFE notes?

What is a SAFE Note and Does It Benefit Founders and Investors Alike?

What is a SAFE note, and why do startups and investors prefer them over convertible debt and other offered securities today?

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BDC investing for small business

90 Second Lesson: What are BDCs? A Look at the Business Development Company Model

BDCs or Business Development Companies are investing vehicles for funding small businesses. How can BDC investing work for your portfolio?

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Investing in life settlements

A Brief Overview of Investing in Life Settlements

As seniors move to sell their life insurance policies for extra income, investing in life settlements has become a popular asset class. How can you profit?

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start-up bro CEO on the phone asking his broker what is an angel investor and what are the benefits of angel investing

What is an Angel Investor and What Motivates Angels to Invest?

What is an angel investor and what is it not? Learn the difference between angels and VCs, as well as the financial and nonfinancial benefits of angel investing.

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one loafer foot, one homeless foot, representing the concept of creating wealth creation

Creating Wealth 101: Use It (Or Not), You Will Lose It

Buying and nurturing private companies consumes more time than most other forms of investing but there’s no better way to build wealth.

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a water droplet splashes down, symbolizing liquid assets and alluding to illiquid assets

Accredited Investor Installment #13: Closing Thoughts

Liquid assets like stocks are not safer than alternative assets, like private equity, just because they are publicly traded. Liquidity and risk are not the same.

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