Steven Imke — January 13, 2020 After many first time entrepreneurs discover that debt financing will not work for their startup, many turn their sights to equity investors for startup capital. They see the success stories that come out of silicon valley and think that they need to follow a similar path to raise money … Continue reading How to Unlock Investor Funding – 3 Kinds of Investors
Elliot Begoun — December 19, 2019 Follow @intertwinegroup Canva.com It is your baby, your passion, and it is closely tied to your sense of self whether you recognize it or not. While intimacy, passion, and a deep sense of ownership have a lot of value for a startup, they could also be the root of … Continue reading The Investor’s Lens
Jeffrey McNeal — December 7, 2019 Opportunity Zones are a new addition to the tax code added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act starting in 2018. There have been comparable programs in the past, though this one is particularly beneficial for taxpayers who decide to participate. In the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, two … Continue reading Opportunity Zone Primer: 4 Things to Know Before Investing
Daniel Payne — October 30, 2019 Last week The Atlantic published a piece about the bursting of the “not-come bubble”. They refer to the unicorn companies like Uber, Lyft, WeWork and Peloton which became overvalued by masquerading as tech firms. A few years ago, two major trends happened that in my mind, caused this bubble … Continue reading Startups Masquerading as Tech Firms is Not Paying Off For Investors
Michel van der Meulen — October 19, 2019 In organizations in which agile transitions take place, the ancient English proverb Blood is thicker than water is frequently appropriate. It is decided to adopt agile working, there is talk of Scrum, self-organizing teams, Sprints, standing meetings, sticky notes on the wall, etc. etc. Everybody has to … Continue reading Using Velocity as a Management Instrument? Don’t Do It!
Barry David Moore — September 11, 2019 — September 11, 2019 What is a Buy and Hold Investor? A Buy & Hold Investor is a long-term investor who wants to accumulate assets and income over a 10 to 40-year time frame, with the minimum of effort. In recent times Buy & Hold has become unfashionable, … Continue reading Is Buy & Hold Investing Still Cool? 5 Great Reasons To Invest Not Trade
Jim Anthony — August 29, 2019 Follow @JimSoMark — August 29, 2019 So, you’ve managed to make an impression on a potential investor. Congratulations, your 1% of the way home. What’s the first thing they are going to do if they are serious about a possible investment in your company or fund? They are going … Continue reading Want to Attract Investors? Step One, Build Your Online Presence.
Brady Fletcher — May 21, 2019 Follow @tsx_tsxv — May 21, 2019 For the everyday investor, it can be tempting to look to celebrity investors like Warren Buffett as bastions of truth. These stock titans may appear to have an inside track on the market — and Buffett’s advice reportedly works for many — but … Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Take Celebrity Investment Advice at Face Value
Chris Porteous — March 20, 2019 Follow @myseosucks — March 20, 2019 QuinceMedia / Pixabay Thousands of startups spring to life every year, but only the fittest endure for long enough to turn a profit on the open marketplace. Often, the difference between a startup that thrives after a few years and those that suffer … Continue reading 7 Steps To Finding An Investor For Your Startup
James Patterson — December 22, 2018 — December 22, 2018 When it comes to business, every move is always a risk. For you to secure the finances and longevity of your business, it’s essential to learn how to distribute your assets among numerous investments. This process is called investment diversification. Why Should You Diversify? Diversification … Continue reading 6 Tips for a Well Diversified Investment Portfolio