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Spend it to Raise It: Investing in Investors via Regulation D 

You’ve heard that it takes money to make money? Attracting investors and convincing them to pony up is one of the unavoidable costs associated with raising capital.

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private equity investment

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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Angel Investor Rankings

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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Global Wealth 2019

Essential (& Some Surprising) Facts Credit Suisse’s Global Wealth Report is one of the most comprehensive analyses of the world’s wealth, and provides keen insights into the health of the global economy. We took a fresh look at the most recent report, which contains the following, essential facts: Global Wealth is On the Rise – […]

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Co-Investment SPVs: Access or Excess?

Avoid These Common Mistakes in Venture Capital The modern venture capital fund structure dates back to the 1960’s – but change is coming fast and furious! This article can help you make money in venture by conveying an insider’s tips and tricks into how to build a better venture portfolio, while avoiding common mistakes that […]

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A Brief History of Venture Capital

A Brief History of Venture Capital

The term “venture capital” is typically associated with high-risk, high-growth potential start-ups that may sink or soar depending on a number of external factors. Any investment in a start-up, however, can be called a venture capital investment, though a common hallmark of venture capital investors is that with their investment they obtain some level of influence over the company in which they invest.

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For Better Venture Capital Value and Returns, Look to the Midwest

Midwest Is Best When It Comes to Venture Capital Value Readers of my earlier Financial Poise articles may remember this: I am a rare breed, a value investor who also loves to talk venture capital value. Seems strange? I’ll explain. Consider these venture capital stats: Only about 20% of venture capital deals make money. The […]

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