Making Profits in Peoria

Have you ever heard the expression, “Will it play in Peoria?” It’s a figure of speech that dates back to the vaudeville era. Today, in the business world, if a new product idea “plays in Peoria,” that means it will appeal to the average American consumer. As it turns out,…

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Tags: Angel Investing Start-up Investing

My #1 Rule for "Lucky" Investing

My business partner Howard Lindzon just posted a fascinating article (I’ll link to it below)… Howard’s a very successful investor, and in his post, he explores a question that he (and almost every other successful investor) gets asked often: What’s the key to your success: skill or luck? And more…

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Tags: Angel Investing Howard Lindzon

Simple Trick for Earning 10x Returns

Next week, SnapChat is set to IPO. When it goes public, the popular photo and video sharing start-up is expected to have a market cap of about $18 billion. At that level, Snap’s private market investors stand to make a fortune. In fact, even Snap’s investors who got involved late…

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Tags: Investing Snapchat Start-up

Three Ways to Pick a Profitable Start-up

When evaluating a start-up for a potential investment, you might be tempted to focus on the company’s product, or its competition. And certainly, those are important factors to consider. But as we’ve learned over the years, other factors are far more likely to influence the company’s outcome—and in turn, influence…

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Tags: Early-stage Investing Start-ups

Your 2017 Battle Plan

This is the last time you’ll hear from me in 2016. By the time I write to you again next week, it’ll be a brand new year. And I want to help you begin preparing for it right now... That’s because 2017 promises to be a big year for investors.…

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Tags: Private Equity Asset Allocation

Follow These (Profit) Leaders

When it comes to finding the most profitable early-stage investments, you’ve really got your work cut out for you. As I explained last week it’s been shown that you need to do at least 40 hours of research on every investment—whether you decide to invest or not. But as Matt…

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Tags: Early-stage Investing

Three Ways to Lock in Windfall Profits

For the past couple of weeks, we’ve been telling you about a remarkable group of people... People who’ve gone from being dead broke to multi-millionaires... overnight. Today we’re going to reveal their secret—and we’ll show you three tricks you could use to try and accomplish the exact same feat. [readmore]…

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Tags: M&A Start-up Investing

How to Make Millions Overnight – Guaranteed

Few things in life are guaranteed... According to Benjamin Franklin, only two things fit that bill: death & taxes. But there is one other thing you can bank on (literally)... It involves a special type of investment. And over the next couple of days, we’ll show you how this investment…

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Tags: Early-stage Investing IPO

Beat Buffett's Returns (proof inside)

People say Warren Buffett is the best investor in the world. Well, maybe that was true once upon a time... But now a new crop of investors is outperforming him. Today, we’ll introduce you to one of the most interesting of these mavericks. Not only will we show you how…

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Tags: Warren Buffett Dave Mcclure

How Warren Buffett is helping me weather this storm...

Warren Buffet is one of the wealthiest and wisest investors in the world. And over the years, his wisdom has helped me through some tough times in the market. Given the news from last week, maybe his wisdom can help you, too… As you’re probably aware, global markets are still…

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Tags: Warren Buffett