What To Do During a Market Crash

Markets don’t just go up, or just go down… As they reminded us this past week, they go up and down. The ups and downs are part of a never-ending cycle—which presents a challenge when you’re trying to maintain or build your wealth. Historically, unless you’re ultra-wealthy, your options for…

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Tags: Sliced Investing Non-correlated Assets

The #1 Question to Ask Before You Invest

17 years ago, a start-up called Kozmo offered consumers something they’d never experienced before: One-hour delivery of just about anything you could imagine. Need a couple of aspirin or a new hairdryer? You got it. How about a soy latte from Starbucks? On its way. But in the span of…

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Tags: Uber Fred Wilson Kleiner Perkins

Drug Dealers Give Investing Advice

A massive market bursting with profits... Aggressive competition... And an entrepreneur who’s putting it all on the line. You might think I’m referring to corporate warfare—but I’m not: I’m talking about the world of drug dealing. But the interesting thing is this: By observing one world, you can learn what…

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Tags: Investing Google Amazon Start-up

I Hate Millionaires

Some of the wealthiest people I know are surprisingly stingy: They avoid picking up the tab at dinner... They give lousy birthday presents... And they never spoil their children or spouse with lavish gifts. But as I’ve come to learn, this genetic “thriftiness” might give them a great advantage as…

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Tags: Angel Investing Early-stage Investing Valuation

Read This or Go Broke

As Matt explained yesterday, we spent the past year sitting down with some of the world’s most successful early-stage investors. These folks have made fortunes backing private companies. But let’s be clear: they didn’t reap these rewards without taking on risk. So one of the critical concepts we researched was how they handled…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Angel Investing Facebook Early-stage Risk Asset Allocation Peter Thiel The Angel Initiative

Hack 25% Off Your 2015 Taxes

Want to boost your investment returns and pay lower taxes?Thanks to Uncle Sam, now you can. To entice its citizens to back start-ups, our government is offering big tax breaks. Today, we’ll show you three “tax hacks” for early-stage investors. You’ll get all the profit potential that early-stage companies offer... And you can save at…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Angel Investing Early-stage Investing

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