855% Gain in 3D Printing

Editor's Note: Thanks for your overwhelming response to our guest writer, Louis Basenese, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research. Here’s a third article from Lou. Enjoy. By the time you read about a “new trend” in The Wall Street Journal, it’s likely that you’ve already missed it. So to identify new investment opportunities, I…

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Tags: 3d Printing Patents

Don't be Motley Fooled

"Warren Buffett Tells You How To Turn $40 Into $10 Million." You may have come across that headline recently – it’s been plastered all over thousands of websites. The advertiser? The Motley Fool. The Fool has a great track record. They’re one of our favorite financial publishers. But I’m a…

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Tags: Early-stage Investing Warren Buffett

100 Pre-IPO Investments, 1 Click

Wayne recently shared a great real-world story… It was about private investors trouncing public investors on the same investment: Investors who bought shares of ReWalk Robotics (NASDAQ: RWLK) at the IPO made 116%. But investors who got in before the IPO made 381%. In another story that might sound familiar, public investors in Facebook lost money…

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Tags: Pre-IPO Zynga Groupon Sharespost Rewalk SharesPost 100 Fund

Shark Attack: Is Your Money Safe?

In the late 90’s, Americans became more entertained by the stock market than by major league sports. By combining money with entertainment, CNBC’s financial shows started attracting more viewers than ratings-heavyweight ESPN. As millions of investors tuned in to watch personalities like Jim Cramer weigh in on specific stocks, trading activity among individual…

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Tags: Education Angellist Crowdfunding Education Shark Tank

The Only Proven Rule For Profits

Tech investors are minting money right now… Especially the ones who invest in private start-ups: In 2014 alone, acquisitions have netted them more than $100 billion. With tech M&A running at its highest level since 2000, you might think you can blindly bet on any company, at any price, and make money. Think again.…

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Tags: M&A Mergers And Acquisitions Alibaba

Turning "Special Weapons" Into Profits

Editor's Note: Thanks for your overwhelming response to our guest writer, Louis Basenese, the founder of Disruptive Tech Research. Here’s a second article from Lou. Enjoy. Way back in my youth, I ran a sub 5-minute mile. Sure, at 4 minutes, 59 seconds, I cut it pretty close… But fast-forward 20 years,…

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Tags: Rewalk Lou Basenese