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Primary vs Secondary Investing

Primary vs Secondary Investing

When choosing investments, an investor may come across a primary or secondary offering. The main difference between the two is that the primary market is where securities are created, while the secondary market is where employees, former employees, or individuals … Continue reading

The Portfolio Magic Number

The Portfolio Magic Number

When evaluating investment opportunities, diversification can be an essential part to managing investment goals. Diversifying your investment portfolio is considered a way to help balance the inherently risky nature of investments. How many companies should an investor have in their … Continue reading

The Rise of AI

The Rise of AI

In the 1950s, a generation of scientists, mathematicians, and philosophers were fascinated with the concept of artificial intelligence (AI). Humans use available information to help solve problems and make decisions, so how can machines use that same learning process to … Continue reading

What is Web3

What is Web3

Web 3.0, or Web3, may be a new topic for many, but as more people advocate for the technology and even invest in Web3 startups, it can be important to understand how it works and how it can be used. … Continue reading

Valuations Explained

Valuations Explained

Valuations refer to the process of calculating the financial market value of a company and are typically calculated when a company chooses to raise a round of private equity funding. For public companies, the process is streamlined – multiplying the … Continue reading

Podcasts and Books for Investors

Podcasts and Books for Investors

Podcasts and books help allow knowledge to become widespread as industry experts share their experience, the lessons they have learned, and strategies that worked for them while founding businesses or investing in startups. They can serve to support investors from … Continue reading

Storytelling Your Pitch

Storytelling Your Pitch

Many entrepreneurs will pitch their business at some point, whether a short elevator pitch or a longer pitch presentation. Pitches can be a useful way to concisely communicate your business’ plan of action. Effective pitches captivate the audience and clearly … Continue reading