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Articles tagged: Venture Capital

6 Things to Consider When Selecting a Private Equity Investment

6 Things to Consider When Selecting a Private Equity Investment

When it comes to stocks and bonds in the public equity market, prices can reflect new data quickly, and everyone is privy to the same information. There is a second, much larger market that has the potential for outsized returns and portfolio diversification through private equity investment. How do you select a fund (and a fund manager)?

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Justin Timberlake Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N'Sync

Justin Timberlake’s Investments Go Bai, Bai, Bai and Stay N’Sync

Former N’Sync frontman and Mickey Mouse Club kid, pop superstar Justin Timberlake has made a name for himself in the business world. In early 2017, Timberlake starred in a Superbowl commercial for Bai beverages. Not only is he using his famous face to endorse the product, but he was also an early investor in Bai. […]

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Investing in Hollywood

Movie Making is Fun But Will it Make You Money?

Investing in Hollywood diversifies a portfolio for investors who deem it “worth the risk,” with the potential for venture capital-style returns.

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Leonardo DiCaprio the Investor: Investments Stay Afloat in Spite of Choppy Waters

Leonardo DiCaprio the Investor: Investments Stay Afloat in Spite of Choppy Waters

We know Leonardo DiCaprio the actor, but do you know his venture capitalist side? Leonardo DiCaprio’s investments don’t always sail smoothly, but his decisions when dealing with venture capital can be a guide for others following a similar course.

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Co-investing

Should You Co-Invest? 10 Considerations for Co-Investment SPVs

Co-investment SPVs get rid of the middleman in venture capital investments, but is their popularity in excess?

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PE Challenges

The Challenges Ahead for Private Equity Investing

As more capital is allocated to the private market, 3 major challenges for private equity arise. How can investors address these concerns?

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Aligning Company and Fund Goals

Psychology of a Private Company Board in Fund-Owned Businesses

The board of directors has a fiduciary duty to the interests of the company and owners, so how does it handle fund-owned businesses?

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International Startups Attract VC Investors

Why International Startups are Attracting U.S. Venture Capitalists

International startups are attracting more venture capital each year, suggesting an opportunity for U.S. venture capitalists to invest abroad.

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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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Conservative investor allocating assets

Laws of Attraction: Can a Conservative Investor Love Venture Capital too?

You can be a conservative investor and dabble in venture capital, despite its risks—it’s all about diversification and doing your homework.

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