3 Ways to Profit From the Mobile Wave

Last week, Facebook acquired a mobile messaging start-up called WhatsApp. The price tag? An eye-popping $19 billion. Not only is that Facebook’s biggest acquisition to date, it’s bigger than any acquisition ever made in the history of Apple, Microsoft or Google. Some folks say it was a smart move –…

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41% Annual Returns -- What's The Secret?

Union Square Ventures is killing it. With investments in such winners as Twitter and Tumblr, Union Square (“USV”) is one of the top-performing venture capital funds in the world. Across their funds, they’ve earned average annual returns of 61.12%. To put that in perspective, a 61% annual return would turn…

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The Trick to Spying on The World's Top Angel Investors

You’ve heard us say it time and time again: when it comes to early-stage investing, it pays to be a follower! On Wednesday, Matt showed you how to follow Venture Capitalists into equity crowdfunding deals » That’s a super smart strategy for finding high-quality investments that brand name “VCs” are putting money…

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