How to Get Shares BEFORE The IPO

When some people hear the words “Private Equity,” here’s what usually comes to mind:Big risks. Unproven companies. Big potential returns. But today I’ll show you another way to invest in private equity: It still offers big upside potential... But without all the risk. Getting in Early The earlier you invest in a start-up, the…

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Tags: Crowdfunding Uber JOBS Act Pre-IPO EquityZen

855% Gain in 3D Printing

Editor's Note: Thanks for your overwhelming response to our guest writer, Louis Basenese, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research. Here’s a third article from Lou. Enjoy. By the time you read about a “new trend” in The Wall Street Journal, it’s likely that you’ve already missed it. So to identify new investment opportunities, I…

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Tags: 3d Printing

Turning "Special Weapons" Into Profits

Editor's Note: Thanks for your overwhelming response to our guest writer, Louis Basenese, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research. Here’s a second article from Lou. Enjoy. Way back in my youth, I ran a sub 5-minute mile. Sure, at 4 minutes, 59 seconds, I cut it pretty close… But fast-forward 20 years,…

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Tags: Rewalk

76 Gruesome Confessions

Just before 11 p.m. on a recent Sunday evening, we were alerted to the presence of a gruesome set of written confessions. We quickly inspected them, but found no revelations of adultery, theft, or murder. No--their subject matter was of a far more unusual type: They were confessions of failure… More…

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Tags: CB Insights

One Simple Way to Find Great Trading Ideas

Everyone has their own way of finding new trading opportunities. Some folks swear by technical analysis. Others trade on news or upcoming corporate actions. We, on the other hand, are big fans of using our research into early-stage tech companies to guide our public stock market trades. And it looks…

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Tags: Uber Private Alpha

New Study: Less Capital, Bigger Returns

For most things in life, more is better. Vacation… Happiness... Square feet. But for others, more can be worse. One surprising example? Money. Hey, quit laughing! I’m serious… In certain cases, it really is better to have less money. One of those cases: start-ups. As we learned last week from a fascinating new study,…

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Tags: M&A Fundraising