Kauffman Foundation Articles

Matching (Or Beating) The Pros

Rule #1 for investing in start-ups? Diversification. If you’re properly diversified, we believe you can earn the same level of returns as professional angel investors. Last week, I discussed this belief with Dr. Richard Swart, the head of UC Berkeley’s crowdfunding research initiative. As we traded points of view, Dr.…

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3 Proven Strategies for Angel Investing Success

“Diversification is protection against ignorance.” That little gem comes courtesy of one of the world’s most successful stock market investors: Warren Buffett. And we must admit, Mr. Buffett has done pretty well for himself without the benefits of diversification. That said, we’re not so sure how Mr. Buffett would do…

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