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$5 Billion in Direct Profits

Psst. Check this out. I’ve got a $5 billion secret for you. To explain what it is, let me start by showing you three companies: Casper, Warby Parker, and Dollar Shave Club. A few years ago, they were tiny startups, worth next to nothing. But as I write this column…

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The No. 1 Way to Make Money in a Gold Rush

One of my mentors on Wall Street always had a clever expression at hand. For example, anytime a new bull market would emerge, he’d say: “Wayne, whenever there’s a ‘gold rush,’ you don’t want to invest in a gold mine — you want to own the whole damn mountain!” This simple…

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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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