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Don't Invest in This Startup!

What the heck happened to Quibi? Once upon a time, Quibi was a streaming startup with all the makings of a homerun: A name-brand founder (Hollywood mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg). A proven CEO (Meg Whitman, the former CEO of PayPal and Hewlett Packard). And plenty of cash ($1.8 billion in funding).…

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At Crowdability, we often tell you about exciting start-ups that are raising capital: Some are building flying cars… Others are helping manage diseases like Parkinson’s… Still others are developing technology to put bank lenders out of business. But if you really want to be a successful angel investor – an…

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Do NOT Invest In These Companies

Today, I’ll tell you the amazing story of a once-mighty company. Formerly valued at $1 billion, it’s now being sold off for pennies on the dollar. Then I’m going to show you something even more important: How to ensure that you never invest in a business like that. From Fabulous…  In 2011, a company called Fab…

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