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128 Takeover Targets

Late last week, a Crowdability subscriber emailed me with a tough question: “How am I supposed to make money investing in private start-ups when they’re already valued at billions of dollars? How much higher can these things go?” With Pinterest recently valued at $11 billion, Airbnb at $25 billion, and…

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History...

This Friday will be an historic day... The type of day that hasn’t happened since the Great Depression—literally. Unless you were investing back in the ‘20s, you’ve never experienced something like this. You see, the U.S. Government is finally granting you access to a profit opportunity that’s been out of…

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Start-Up Goes to War

You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. This Week’s Best Reading Start-Ups Search For Ebola Cure With no vaccines…

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New Competition for Bitcoin?

Editor's Note: You rely on Crowdability to bring you the best deals. Now, rely on us to share the most up-to-date news, trends and opinion. You won’t find this stuff in the mainstream press. Look for it every Friday morning. This Week’s Best Reading Start-Ups' Greatest Advantage How in the world are tiny start-ups…

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The Next WhatsApp?

Every so often a “Big Bang” occurs in the start-up world... A new company emerges that gives birth to an entirely new industry. These companies reach such scale that they create a universe of other businesses in their orbit. We call these Big Bang companies, “platforms.” Facebook, Apple, Google… each of them…

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