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Swimming in the “Shark Tank”: Is Reality TV Investing the Real Deal?

If you’re an entrepreneur looking for outside capital, chances are you’ve already shed a little bit of metaphorical blood to get what you want during a capital raise. The hope of every burgeoning business builder is that the financial gains received from investors will be enough to stem the hemorrhage of expenses needed to get […]


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Leonardo DiCaprio Investments Stay Afloat in Spite of Choppy Waters

Success Doesn’t Mean Smooth Sailing Besides finally picking up an Oscar for his performance in “The Revenant”and being an avid environmental philanthropist, Leonardo DiCaprio’s investments, as well as his acting, have made some waves in the world of investing. While he arguably doesn’t need the extra income, DiCaprio is active in the tech investment world, […]


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Equity Crowdfunding: New Options for Angel Investors (Part 2)

Thanks to equity crowdfunding, all Americans, not just the wealthy few, can invest in startups and small businesses via the internet.


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Artificial Intelligence Is on its Way

It seems that every company attempts to implement AI in one way or another. It only works when actual value in the technology exists—and not just flashy verbiage.


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Equity Crowdfunding: New Options for Angel Investors

The JOBS Act of 2012 opened the door for crowdfunding, which allows companies to collect small contributions to finance or capitalize a popular enterprise.


Why Crowdfinance Is About Brand, Not Product

Want to start crowdfinancing? Creating a well-known, reliable and consistent brand is what makes investors want to give you their hard-earned money.


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How to Get Venture Capital Funding

Raising a venture capital fund for your business relies on the right fundraising model. Learn how to plan, identify and execute your VC route to success.


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Understanding Venture Capital Investment and Returns

Venture capital, though it can be risky, can generate outstanding returns. Follow our expert VC advice to discover how venture capital works and when to seek it.


Financial Poise Radio

Episode 89 – Albert Periu – co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle

Episode 89 brings us Albert Periu, co-head of Capital Markets at Funding Circle, which provides secured loans to small businesses that Banks do not typically serve, while offering speed and transparency fostered by digital technology. The show looks at the borrower and the investor (in effect, the lender) perspective.


Hollywood Produces an Early Equity Crowdfunding Hit

Thanks to Title III of the JOBS Act, for the first time in history, creators can let fans in and literally own a piece of the successful projects. True equity crowdfunding for all investors, regardless of income or net worth, was authorized by Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act of 2012.


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