Number One Reason Startups Fail

Editor's Note: You rely on Crowdability to bring you the very best equity crowdfunding deals each week. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. This is the stuff you won’t read in the mainstream press, and the stuff that will keep you on the…

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Bet On The Future, Today

Last week, I introduced you to “Private Alpha,” a powerful investing strategy. In brief, Private Alpha uses information about private companies to make a killing in the public market. I showed you how top-tier hedge funds have used this strategy to generate winning investment ideas – “trades” that have returned anywhere from 100% to…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Private Alpha Public Stocks

$375 Million Crowdfunding "Scam"

In August 2012, a start-up called Oculus VR raised money on a crowdfunding site. To help get the company off the ground, thousands of people chipped in a total of $2.4 million. Last week – just 18 months after raising money from the crowd – Oculus was acquired by Facebook for $2 billion.…

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Tags: Kickstarter Oculus Virtual Reality

"Moneyball" For Venture Investing

Any sports fans out there? Maybe you’ve seen “Moneyball,” the Brad Pitt movie about Oakland A’s General Manager, Billy Beane… With the A's struggling to win, Billy takes a radical approach to building his team: Computer modeling. Predictive analytics. Data! No more scouting for talent based on intuition. No more bias…

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