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Rebuild America - And Profit

The year was 1884. After nine years of construction, The Statue of Liberty was finally on the verge of being completed... But then the city ran out of money. The entire project was put on hold. Luckily, Joseph Pulitzer, the newspaper publisher who created the Pulitzer Prize for journalism, took…

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Tags: Equity Crowdfunding Crowdfunding

World Leaders Predict Next Hot Sector

When it comes to spotting the most impactful technologies early on, you might think that professional venture capitalists take top honors… But recently, a non-profit tucked away in Switzerland has been giving venture funds a run for their money. Every year, this organization holds a conference in the Swiss Alps.…

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Tags: Portfolio Ourcrowd Crowdfunding Platform Rewalk

The Shocking Secret to Donald Trump's Fortune

Forbes estimates his net worth to be $4 billion... The man himself says the figure is closer to $10 billion... No matter which source you believe, one thing is clear: Donald Trump has become seriously wealthy. Many assume it’s due to his vast real estate holdings. But as you’ll learn…

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Tags: Biotech Patents Donald Trump

Breaking: Mini-IPO Prepares for Takeoff

I’m writing today from a quiet cottage in Litchfield County, Connecticut. Mountain views. Wildflowers. Chirping birds and running streams. This is my escape from New York City—a place of peace. But getting here is anything but peaceful: Either bumper-to-bumper traffic and dodging deer for two hours… Or a subway to…

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Tags: The Jobs Act Reg A+ StartEngine Mini IPO

Private Mutual Fund Up 3,000%

Imagine investing in a mutual fund that increased in value by 3,000%. Given the anemic performance of most funds, you might find that hard to believe. But today, we’ll show you a fund that’s managed to do it— And more importantly, we’ll show you how you can get access to…

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Tags: Mutual Fund Wefunder Start-ups Y Combinator

Earn 11% Monthly Income This Year

Every day, regular hardworking people are quietly pocketing tens—even hundreds—of thousands of dollars “flipping” houses. Flipping involves the rapid purchase and sale of a home. Although the profits can be substantial, the process requires a lot of work. But as you’ll learn in a moment, there are other people who…

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Tags: Real Estate

128 Takeover Targets

Late last week, a Crowdability subscriber emailed me with a tough question: “How am I supposed to make money investing in private start-ups when they’re already valued at billions of dollars? How much higher can these things go?” With Pinterest recently valued at $11 billion, Airbnb at $25 billion, and…

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Tags: Airbnb Uber Buy Low Sell High

The Greatest Source of Tech Profits

Do you know where some of the most important—and most profitable—technology breakthroughs have come from? I’ll give you a hint: it’s not Silicon Valley. Historically, these breakthroughs have come from the Military. For example, during World War II, actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr created a radio-wave technology to prevent Nazi submarines…

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Invest in This "Stock"

Two months ago, there was a major law change. This change is tearing down walls that have been in place for 83 years—and it’s opening up new ways for you to invest and make money. Simply put, every U.S. citizen is now legally allowed to invest in start-ups. It no longer…

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Tags: SeedInvest The Jobs Act Reg A+ Elio Mini IPO

Meltdown in Greece, Opportunity at Home

In 2014, investors in private technology companies made a bundle: Multi-billion dollar acquisitions of companies like Beats, Nest and WhatsApp netted them more than $100 billion. But 2015 has turned out to be a different story entirely… Instability in China and Greece is causing volatility in the stock market—and this…

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Tags: M&A