The "Follower" Strategy Could Boost Profits by 63.6%

A 2008 study by entrepreneurship scholar Michael Song proved that the longer a new startup stays in business, the higher its likelihood for eventual success. That’s great, but when a company is just getting started, how can an investor possibly predict which startups will be able to survive and which…

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Own a Human for $400 Million

The Liberman brothers might be the oddest entrepreneurs you’ve ever met. In four decades, David and Daniil have only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. Why all this togetherness? As Daniil explained, “We realized we are sort…

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The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s

These Cyborg Cockroaches Could Save Your Life Scientists recently figured out how to turn cockroaches into remote-controlled insects. And as it turns out, these cyborgs could save your life one day. Here’s how » A Laser-Powered Lawn Mower An ordinary lawn mower wasn’t doing the trick for Daniel Riley. So…

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Retire from just ONE Investment

Editor's Note: Matt is traveling this week. So today, we’ll be re-publishing a popular story from our archives — a story that gets to the heart of why startup investing is so exciting. Enjoy! Two weeks before we started sheltering in place, our friend Aitio dropped by the office. He…

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Strange New City Opens After 50 Years

Uber Aims to Fix Its Checkered Past Uber has made many mistakes when it comes keeping riders safe. But a new partnership promises to give passengers a new level of security. Learn more » Beware These Vacation-Rental Red Flags Looking for a Labor Day vacation rental? Steer clear of any…

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Where to Bet BIG During Recessions

We’re in a recession… And I believe things will get worse before they get better. As an investor, this might have you spooked. But today I’d like to show you what’s been a consistent bright spot in the markets during past recessions. If history is any guide, this bright spot…

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Biden Cancels Student Debt… Will Housing Market Soar?

Did you see President Biden’s announcement? He’s forgiving the student loans of millions of Americans. In fact, 20 million people are about to have their debts cancelled fully. They’re jumping for joy right now. But surprisingly, another group of people is also jumping for joy: real estate investors. Today, I’ll…

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Buy Apple Stock Before This Date

Would you Live in a Luxury Seapod? Imagine living on top of the ocean. Drones would deliver everything you need — from groceries to medicine. It sounds like a scene from the future. But the future is here right now » Robots Took Over this Hotel! Robots have moved one…

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Father Almost Jailed for Helping his Son!?

The New York Times published a wild story earlier this week. Mark, a stay-at-home dad based in San Francisco, was worried about a rash he’d found on his son’s privates. He was so concerned that he took photos of it, and at his pediatrician’s request, he emailed them to the…

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This NASA-Built Technology Offers 10x Potential

If I had to guess, I’d bet you’re not an astronaut. But I’d still wager that NASA plays a big role in your life. You see, since 1976, the U.S. space agency NASA has been responsible for more than 2,000 innovations, many of which you and your family probably use…

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