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Avoiding the FOMO Effect

Avoiding the FOMO Effect

When choosing to make investments, it can be easy to follow the crowd and make investments based off what other investors are doing. If others are investing in this company, it has to be a good investment? However; not everyone’s … Continue reading

Investing 101

Investing 101

When looking to start investing, it can be a daunting task. Where do I start? What strategies can I utilize? Everyone’s investment decisions are unique and you may consider contacting an investment professional regarding your personal investment strategy, but here … Continue reading

Glossary of Investor Jargon

Glossary of Investor Jargon

There is a lot of legal and non-legal terminology thrown around in the investor and venture capitalist world. The legal terminology can be difficult at first, but there are many resources that help investors understand these terms. However, there may … Continue reading

What is Alternative Investing?

What is Alternative Investing?

When building your investment portfolio, having a healthy balance of different types of investments is key. Depending on your financial situation and portfolio goals, alternative assets are one type of investment option that could help you diversify your portfolio. What … Continue reading

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency have been catching the attention of serious investors for a while now. The opportunities seem almost endless and it doesn’t look like growth will slow down any time soon. However, rapid growth of the … Continue reading

As several large startups have filed to go public in recent months – including MicroVentures’ portfolio companies Dropbox, DocuSign, and Spotify – you may have also seen news concerning another type of offering. Called initial coin offerings (ICOs), these essentially … Continue reading

Blockchain and bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, have been featured quite a bit in the news recently as companies like Kik, a MicroVentures portfolio company, raises funds via an initial coin offering (ICO) and the price of bitcoin crosses … Continue reading

There’s been much news recently about Bitcoin and blockchain – from Bitcoin pricing at over $3,200 to blockchain being considered or implemented by 57 percent of large corporations. However, since the technology has only been around since 2008, many people … Continue reading