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Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility
Experts

Thriving in Finance Requires Patience and Humility

Caution and a deep appreciation for all you don't know are, surprisingly, key elements of success in the go-go, big-ego world of investing.
Murray Newlands
Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?
Social Responsibility

Does Social Responsibility Hurt a Company's Bottom Line?

For better returns, should you invest in businesses engaged in social responsibility, or those on the opposite end of the spectrum?
Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.
Money Management

Want to Get Rich? Know How to Diversify Your Investments.

"People don't get rich by tip-toeing in with $100 investments all over the place."
Jason Fell
 5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day
Investing

5 Startups to Watch at Y Combinator's Demo Day

An investor's preview of the companies that have caught his eye at the Californian accelerator's summer event.
John Rampton
7 Tips for Investing in Your First Company
Investing

7 Tips for Investing in Your First Company

Startups have an intoxication allure for investors but expect to get rich slowly, if at all.
Murray Newlands
5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment
Real estate

5 Reasons Real Estate Is, Once Again, a Prudent Investment

The wreckage of the burst housing bubble has largely been cleared and mortgages are still historically low. America is ready to go home.
Brenton Hayden
5 Essentials for Winning Over the Best Investors
Pitching investors

5 Essentials for Winning Over the Best Investors

Startups that thrive manage to eke out the first profits that convince investors to put in the money that grows the company.
Murray Newlands
What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm
VC 100

What It's Like to Launch Your Own VC Firm

The best venture investors may be the ones who can currently empathize with your status as a startup.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Fred Wilson: 2 Big Reasons Why Bitcoin Isn't Really Useful Yet
Bitcoin

Fred Wilson: 2 Big Reasons Why Bitcoin Isn't Really Useful Yet

Even the cryptocurrency's biggest boosters admit it is probably too early to be useful to the mainstream.
5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment
Investing

5 Warning Signs a Startup Is a Bad Investment

It's hard to pick winning investments but there are often clear signs of a losing investment.
Murray Newlands
Why Unglamorous Consumer Startups Merit Some Investor Love
Investing

Why Unglamorous Consumer Startups Merit Some Investor Love

Tech startups have a hypnotic hold on investors, except for those who pay attention to the numbers.
Mat Franken
3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch
Pitching investors

3 Ways Entrepreneurs Swing and Miss at a Funding Pitch

Often entrepreneurs focus on the wrong things during a pitch session, resulting in a strikeout instead of a home run.
Bryan Stolle
Would a Higher Accredited-Investor Threshold Clip Angels' Wings?
Angel Investors

Would a Higher Accredited-Investor Threshold Clip Angels' Wings?

The SEC is considering higher financial thresholds for accredited investors. That might not limit angel financing as much as feared.
Scott Shane
High-Tech Investing Startup for Millennials Hits $1 Billion in Assets
Millennials

High-Tech Investing Startup for Millennials Hits $1 Billion in Assets

A recent study found that Millennials are holding more than half of their assets in cash, making them as financially conservative as the World War II generation.
Gabrielle Karol