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How To Score Big Profits from "Bad Ideas"

Last month, a widely ridiculed startup went public. For years, people called it a “bad idea.” Initially, even the founder himself seemed skeptical: when he was looking for teammates to join him, he called his efforts a “hail mary.” But despite all these red flags, its earliest private investors ended…

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R.I.P. Silicon Valley (1956 – 2021)

Ever since 1956, when Shockley Transistor Corporation first opened up shop in Mountain View, California, Silicon Valley has been the epicenter of early-stage tech startups… And in turn, the epicenter for ultra-profitable startup investments. Thousands of companies have set up shop in this tiny corner of the country — and…

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Live Forever — And Get Rich at the Same Time?

I like to think I treat everyone fairly. And I’m not someone who holds a grudge. But as I was reminded this morning, I have a life-long enemy. No matter what I do, I just can’t seem to make things right between us. So today, I’d like to tell you…

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How to Use the Simple "10x Your Money" Rule

When Wayne and I first launched Crowdability, we dove into a deep research project. Our goal? To identify a proven process for picking successful startup investments. Over the course of a year or so, we sat down with more than three dozen of the most successful startup investors in the…

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From $3 to $900 — Here's the Next One

“It’s different this time.” For investors, those words have caused a lot of black eyes over the years. But they do point to a fundamental truth in the investment world: Timing is everything! So today, let me tell you why the timing might finally be right for one specific sector.…

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Worried about the market? Do this…

We’re still in the midst of a global pandemic… And yet — stocks recently hit new all-time highs! The Dow topped 33,000, the S&P broke 4,000, and the Nasdaq is just a few points away from an eye-popping 14,000. This is great news for investors. But if you’re anything like…

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2,150% in Quick Profits

Late last year, I wrote to you about a major development in the private markets. As I explained, this development could help you earn potentially life-changing returns from your private investments — faster than you ever could before. In fact, I predicted your quick returns could reach 10x, 20x, even…

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Warning: Do Not Overpay for this Investment

Greed can blind you. It can take a wildly profitable investment and turn it into a loser. So today, I want to show you a simple trick to ensure you stay on your toes. As you’re about to learn, this one trick could help you make a fortune… In fact,…

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Three Profit Rules from a Startup Billionaire

Fred Wilson is one of the most successful startup investors in the world. He was an early investor in startups like Twitter, Twilio, and Etsy — all of which are now multi-billion-dollar publicly traded companies. That’s why he regularly tops Forbes’ “Midas List” of early-stage tech investors, and is rumored…

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Stop Worrying about the Market… And Earn a Fortune

Boom! Shares of social media company Snap (SNAP) rocketed higher last week — essentially quadrupling in about a year. Most investors were thrilled… except for one. You see, when Snap went public in 2017, NBCUniversal bought shares worth about $500 million. But after waiting for its investment to pay off…

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