Real Estate as an Alternative Investment for Non-Accredited Investors
Real estate crowdfunding has experienced rapid growth in the US. Yet most opportunities have been made available only to accredited investors. As securities laws are updated to accommodate the emerging innovation of internet finance traditional methods of funding real estate projects are being disrupted. At times this has created an opportunity for smaller investors to participate in asset classes previously denied. Under current rules, an accredited investor is defined as an individual who earns $200,000+
3 charts that show the effect of venture fundraising on founder ownership | PitchBook News
Raising money will inevitably dilute the stakes of company investors, employees and founders, but the idea is that the growing total valuation results in a net positive, as it increases the value...
What high-net-worth investors should expect for 2017
Asking ‘what if’ questions and trying to understand the issues and trends that might affect your ability to protect and preserve wealth is a prudent move for every investor
All the Public Startup Pitch Decks in One Place – Startup Grind
A few weeks ago, Joshua Levy and I announced we were starting work on The Open Guide to Startup Fundraising.
How Crowdfunding in Canada Works [Infographic]
Equity crowdfunding is just starting to take off in Canada, investors and companies will benefit from a new way to access capital. We outline the major types of crowdfunding operating in Canada and how they work.
Public Investing vs. Private Investing
Investing in public companies: A breakdown of the differences between public investments and private investments.
6 Things Investors Need to Look For in a Startup [Infographic]
A handy infographic listing the 6 most important things investors should look at when considering investing in a startup.
How Fintech is Shaping the Future of Global & Canadian Finance
Fintech refers to technology enabled business models that aim to disrupt the traditional financial services market. Long protected by proprietary technologies, standards, and regulations, the financial services industry is the biggest industry ripe for disruption.
Canadian Fintech Ecosystem
We split the Canadian fintech ecosystem into categories based on the services they offer, who they are helping and which area of the financial industry they are disrupting.
There Are 5 Factors A VC Will Give A Shit About
Alan jones tweeted recently about startup founders sending him Prezi pitch decks that he couldn’t open on his phone. The message was pretty simple. Don’t do that shit. I can understand Alan’s irritation. Those founders aren’t considering what he needs. They’re just looking for something that’s going to impress. At its most innocent, that looks naive …
What's Next For VR Investing In 2017
Tipatat Chennavasin is more than just co-founder and general partner of The Venture Reality Fund, or The VR Fund, an early-stage VC that focuses only on AR and VR startups, though that in itself is impressive. The Stanford alum is also an experienced 3D artist, interaction designer, storyteller and developer, [...]
10 Success lessons from Guy Kawasaki – “Former Apple evangelist, Venture capitalist” for entrepreneurs - KnowStartup
Guy Kawasaki is one of the most famous entrepreneurs alive today. He has worked for Apple and Google, written for Forbes and MacUser
Infographic: Which Industries Attract The Most Venture Capital
This chart shows the top 10 U.S. industry sectors by share of venture capital investment.
Five Secrets To Reduce Your Cost of Venture Capital And Financing
Entrepreneurs, who want to control their dream and the wealth it creates, need to know how to get to Aha with control and how to grow after Aha with control
Investing in a startup? Follow the data, not the herd
Funding biotech companies based on milestones instead of hype helps them advance as they show real progress rather than setting them up for failure.
I'm a financial planner, and here are the 8 questions to ask yourself before investing in anything
There’s no surefire way to do it, but here are eight questions that will help you make better decisions when choosing what to invest in and what to avoid.
30 Legendary Startup Pitch Decks And What You Can Learn From Them
If you need to raise funding from VCs for your startup, the first step is to create a pitch deck. Well, after step zero, which is to have a great idea. So what’s a pitch deck? A pitch deck is a bri…
Legal firm Bird & Bird suggests fintech, which has seen significant expansion, shows no signs of slowing down.
The Best Time to Look for Investors
The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship ...
Reserve Shares in a Growing IoT Company
Investment Guide For Crowdfunding Newbies - Pars Herald
First time crowdfunding investors can pick up some top tips from a new guide published by leading platform Seedrs. Jumping on the popularity of equity crowdfunding for businesses, the online investment platform wants to help new investors manage their money. Marketing director Alysia Wanczyk introduced the guide in a blog. “Investors often believe crowdfunding is […]
The top 5 fintech predictions for 2016
Technology is upending established workflows...
5 ways fintech is shaping the future of financial services
Fintech is upending processes throughout the...
Crush It With Crowdfunding: 7 Steps To Get Your Startup Fully Funded
Does your great idea need funding? Crowdfunding can make it a reality. Learn how to crush your campaign in 7 steps from a pro who recently raised $200k for his campaign in the last few weeks.