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I Don’t Need the Money!
In the first quarter of 2015, venture investors dropped $13.4 billion into 1,020 deals. According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, that’s the biggest Q1 for venture financings since the year 2000. What’s going on here?
Is there a bubble in venture financing for tech companies? According to prominent venture capitalist, Tom Tunguz, it “doesn’t really matter.” What matters, he say, is that the start-ups you invest in follow this to-do list.
The Religion of Silicon Valley
Is Silicon Valley still the center of the technology universe? Maybe, maybe not—but it still inspires a culture that might best be described as religious.
Real Estate Goes Boom
Funding for equity crowdfunded projects rose to $662 million in the first quarter of 2015, a big jump from the $483 million recorded in the final quarter of 2014. What’s leading the way? Booming investments in real estate.
The #1 Way to Pick Winning Investments
Think you can pick winning investments based on the attributes of the founding team? Here are some fun facts to help you win every time.
The Statue of Liberty… Crowdfunded?
The Statue of Liberty might have taken a lot longer to finish if it weren't for a campaign that raised cash from the public. Learn more here.
Real-Life Buried Treasure
In the early morning of January 23, 1909, amidst a dense fog, an “unsinkable” luxury steamship called the RMS Republic collided with another ship. Many lives were lost—along with a secret shipment of gold. Dive for its buried treasure here.