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There were not always “accredited” and “sophisticated” investors. At least, those terms were not coined until 1933. Accredited and sophisticated investors are not created equally. In this blog, we’ll break down what accredited and sophisticated investors are, the qualifications of … Continue reading

Growth vs Value Investing

Growth vs Value Investing

There are multiple stock strategies investors can utilize when deciding how to diversify their portfolio and select their investments. A combination of growth and value strategies is typical to accomplish diversification, but it is important to understand varying strategies in … Continue reading

Understanding Equity Deal Terms

Understanding Equity Deal Terms

Equity deal terms should be thoroughly understood before choosing to make an investment in a startup. There are multiple combinations, and every equity deal is unique. So how can investors understand the specific terms of the equity deal? How do … Continue reading

When choosing to invest in a startup, it can be a challenge to understand the business’s potential growth trajectory with limited historical financial statements. For pre-revenue companies, they may only have projected financials. In this blog, we will cover early-stage … Continue reading

Female founders are growing in numbers in the startup world. The most recent State of Business report by American Express in 2019 found that there are nearly 13 million women-owned businesses, about 42% of all companies in the U.S.[1]. Many … Continue reading