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13 Reasons Now’s the Time to Invest in Startups

When it comes to investing, timing is everything. But in 2022, timing’s been awful. War, record inflation, an impending recession — for most investors, things couldn’t get much worse. So why is legendary investor Bill Gurley saying now’s a great time to invest in startups? Let’s take a look… An $8…

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Buy the iPhone 14… and buy Apple stock

If James Kim had had the iPhone 14, perhaps his story wouldn’t have ended in tragedy. James, a TV personality and tech analyst, got stranded in the snow in Oregon in 2006. He had a cell phone, but since he couldn’t get a signal, he couldn’t call for help. In…

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R.I.P. Silicon Valley (1956 – 2022)

Ever since 1956, when Shockley Transistor Corporation set up shop in Mountain View, California, Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of early-stage tech startups… And in turn, the epicenter for ultra-profitable tech startup investments. Thousands of companies have launched in this tiny corner of the U.S. — and many of…

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I've never seen returns like this before (10,868x profit)...

They say you should invest in what you know and love. “Well,” you might say, “I know and love food. Does that count?” Funny you should ask… Foods & Beverages as Start-Up Investments Food & Beverage products can make great investments. For example: Not so long ago, Naked Juice was a…

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A $5 Billion “Harvest”

Could you ever have imagined there’d come a day when you couldn’t afford the basics? Things like bread, milk, and cheese? That’s the reality many people are facing right now, even in a country as great and as wealthy as the United States of America. And if we follow the…

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The People Behind 1,000% Profits

Last week, I introduced you to an odd set of brothers, David and Daniil Liberman. In four decades, they’ve only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. It sounds strange. But in the past decade, they’ve sold a…

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Own a Human for $400 Million

The Liberman brothers might be the oddest entrepreneurs you’ve ever met. In four decades, David and Daniil have only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. Why all this togetherness? As Daniil explained, “We realized we are sort…

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Retire from just ONE Investment

Editor's Note: Matt is traveling this week. So today, we’ll be re-publishing a popular story from our archives — a story that gets to the heart of why startup investing is so exciting. Enjoy! Two weeks before we started sheltering in place, our friend Aitio dropped by the office. He…

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Where to Bet BIG During Recessions

We’re in a recession… And I believe things will get worse before they get better. As an investor, this might have you spooked. But today I’d like to show you what’s been a consistent bright spot in the markets during past recessions. If history is any guide, this bright spot…

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Biden Cancels Student Debt… Will Housing Market Soar?

Did you see President Biden’s announcement? He’s forgiving the student loans of millions of Americans. In fact, 20 million people are about to have their debts cancelled fully. They’re jumping for joy right now. But surprisingly, another group of people is also jumping for joy: real estate investors. Today, I’ll…

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Tags: Startups Real Estate