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2017's Uber IPO

One of the most anticipated financial events in recent history is upon us: The decade’s fastest-growing tech company is about to go public—and it’s going to make some investors very, very rich. So what should you do? Is this a once-in-a-lifetime IPO that you can’t afford to miss? Or is…

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This Indian Programmer is Making Some People Very Rich

Have you ever heard of Naval Ravikant? Most folks haven’t—not yet, anyway. But if you’re an ordinary investor with dreams of hitting it big, this programmer from India might play a starring role in your financial future. You see, not once, not twice, but three times in the past few…

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Profit From Silicon Valley's Best Deals

Matt and I founded Crowdability with a simple mission: To help everyday investors find and profit from the best start-up investments. Initially, we compiled a list of the best sources for deals. You see, there are hundreds of “funding platforms” out there (platforms are special websites that connect investors like…

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7 VCs Predict What'll Be Big in 2015

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-Up Sets Record for Valuation At $46 billion,…

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I’m Cheating On My Girlfriend

I'm cheating on my girlfriend. There. I said it. It’s been going on since October of 2011. And really, who could blame me? My mistress is an angel. She listens to me… She understands me. But lately, I’ve been tempted to cheat with someone new… Someone I can imagine sharing my home with. Let…

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Surprising Way to Triple Your Dividends

Many risk-averse investors seek out the stability of big, recession-proof brands… Brands like McDonald’s (NYSE: MCD) or Burger King (NYSE: BKW). These stocks may help you sleep at night, but they sure don’t offer much yield: Dividends from Burger King are less than 1%… And “high-yielding” McDonald’s offers just 3.5%.…

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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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In This Investing Battle, You're The Winner

With school out for summer, the trash-talking playground bullies have gone quiet. But in the halls of early-stage investing, the zingers continue to fly. The season’s most riveting grudge match? The Old-School Venture Capitalists versus The New-School Equity Crowdfunders! Today we’ll take a quick look at each side’s insults – and reveal…

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