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The Next Big IPO
Next week, on June 19th, Title IV of “The JOBS Act” goes into effect. This law will let private companies raise money from investors like you—no matter what you earn or what you’re worth. The Economist chimes in on this development here.
Software is Eating the World
Nearly 4 years ago, legendary venture investor Marc Andreessen opined that “software is eating the world.” How did his prediction turn out, and how can it help you decide where to invest next?
It Spent $280 Million and Went Bankrupt… Now It’s Back
17 years ago, a start-up called Kozmo offered one-hour delivery of just about anything you could imagine—from a couple of aspirin to a soy latte from Starbucks. It burned through $280 million and then went bankrupt. So why is it back?
Invest with a Marine
Paige Craig is a 40-year-old former Marine with a penchant for living large. He’s also one of the county’s most prolific angel investors. Now you can invest alongside him.
25.9% Returns in the Past 12 Months
For the 20-year period ending September 30th, 2014, venture capital has delivered annualized returns of 34.1% return. The S&P 500, by contrast, delivered 9.6%. Looking for proof about the benefits of private equity? Get it here.