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Read This or Go Broke

As Matt explained yesterday, we spent the past year sitting down with some of the world’s most successful early-stage investors. These folks have made fortunes backing private companies. But let’s be clear: they didn’t reap these rewards without taking on risk. So one of the critical concepts we researched was how they handled…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Angel Investing Facebook Early-stage Risk Asset Allocation Peter Thiel The Angel Initiative

Printing Limbs, Printing Money

When Jeff Huber was an infant, his left leg was amputated below the knee. He’d been born with a condition called fibular hemimelia. Jeff’s 25-years-old now and wears a high-tech prosthesis on his left leg. It cost him $23,000 – too expensive for many amputees, and not the type of delicate apparatus…

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Tags: Facebook 3d Printing Zynga

“House Calls” for Medical Pot Cards

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 Veteran VC Sees Bubble… and Keeps Investing Over…

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Cyber Security: The Next Tech Megatrend

According to a high-ranking government official, we’re currently witnessing “the greatest transfer of wealth in history.” But this transfer isn’t coming from the stock or bond market, or any other market you can think of. It has a more shocking source: Cybercrime Chaos… And Opportunity Cybercrime costs U.S. corporations an…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Crowdfunding Facebook Venture Capital Early-stage Start-ups Private Equity Cyber Security Cyber Attacks Stocks Security

Drones Are Set to Soar

Is now the time to bet big on “drones”? Is this sector ready to take off? The evidence points to yes – and stocks in this industry seem poised for flight. But if you’re a believer in this space, stocks aren’t where the real money will be made... The real money will be made…

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Tags: Crowdfunding Facebook Start-ups Drones Amazon Military

The Most Profitable Investment... Ever

What was the most profitable investment of all time? Was it Warren Buffett’s investment in Coca-Cola in 1987? Was it when savvy investors picked up shares of Amazon or Netscape in the 90s? Or was it something more unexpected? I recently came across a list of the world’s most profitable…

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Tags: Facebook Investing Warren Buffett Ebay

3 Ways to Profit From the Mobile Wave

Last week, Facebook acquired a mobile messaging start-up called WhatsApp. The price tag? An eye-popping $19 billion. Not only is that Facebook’s biggest acquisition to date, it’s bigger than any acquisition ever made in the history of Apple, Microsoft or Google. Some folks say it was a smart move –…

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