Investing Ideas Articles

A $5 Billion “Harvest”

Could you ever have imagined there’d come a day when you couldn’t afford the basics? Things like bread, milk, and cheese? That’s the reality many people are facing right now, even in a country as great and as wealthy as the United States of America. And if we follow the…

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The People Behind 1,000% Profits

Last week, I introduced you to an odd set of brothers, David and Daniil Liberman. In four decades, they’ve only been apart for a handful of days. They work together, take calls together, and even share a king-size bed. It sounds strange. But in the past decade, they’ve sold a…

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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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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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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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Tags: Startups Recession

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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Tags: Startups Real Estate

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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Better than Profits?

For close to 200 years, Portugal was a global superpower. Throughout the 15th and 16th centuries, the Portuguese explored the world, traded globally, and established territories on multiple continents including Asia, Africa, and South America. Portugal ranked right up there with England, France, and Spain. But more recently, the country…

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Tags: Startups Silicon Valley

Make 99x Your Money… Without Touching Stocks

Do you trust the stock market with your cash? Long-term, sure I do. But short-term, no way. The S&P is up double-digits since mid-June… But now everyone from BlackRock to Morgan Stanley to Jeremy Grantham (who called the 2000 and 2008 crashes) expects the next move to be down, down,…

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Tags: Startups SeedInvest

The "Pork Sandwich" Investment

I’ve got a favorite new lunch spot right now. It’s called Cicci Di Carne. I first learned about it on the TV show, Chef’s Table. That’s where I saw Cicci Di Carne’s founder (Dario Cecchini, an eighth-generation Italian butcher) in action in Panzana, Italy. Dario recently opened a new spot…

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