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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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Accredited Investor Installment 10: Private Equity, aka PE Investments

Private equity investments, aka PE investments sound like an exclusive club. But many people are elibigle for this potentially lucrative investment vehicle.

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The Ins and Outs of a Venture Capital Investment

Learn about the three most important aspects of a venture capital deal: liquidation rights, management participation and control, and exit rights.

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Seven Things to Consider Before Making a Private Equity Investment

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

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Accredited Investor Installment 9: Venture Capital Investing

Whether you are a lone wolf angel, part of an angel group, or investing in a VC fund, the threshold question is: is investing in venture capital for you?

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Investing in Hollywood

Ready, Set, Action: Investing in Film Under a Smarter Lens

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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The Fine Print on Investing in Venture Capital

Looking to invest in a startup? Learn about investing in venture capital, the perfect stage to invest and what to know about VC fund management fees.

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The Top Angel Investors and Venture Capital Fund Managers 2019

A Rankings Review Thanks to CB Insights, Mattermark and Preqin, it’s now easier to find top venture capital fund managers based on performance, fees and follow-on investments. The institutional alternative asset classes, such as Venture Capital and Private Equity, can be opaque. Nevertheless, a few FinTech firms are helping to lower costs, provide transparency and […]

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