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Diversification

Creating a startup investment portfolio can be tricky. It’s impossible to predict when a startup will fail miserably or ascend to the heights of a Silicon Valley Unicorn. But, it is possible to develop a startup investing strategy that can … 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

A Recap of CES 2018

A Recap of CES 2018

CES (otherwise known as the Consumer Electronics Show) has come and gone again this year. Featuring emerging products and brand new innovations, CES is the gathering place for what’s new in robotics, internet of things, gaming, health, and much more. … Continue reading

It’s been over one year since MicroVentures teamed up with Indiegogo to form First Democracy VC (FDVC), a registered funding portal that allows investors like you to support startups. Since then, more than 20 startups have been funded via FDVC … Continue reading

Investing in startups is inherently risky. In fact, a quick search online will show the often-quoted statistic: eight (or even nine) out of 10 startups will fail. Today, we’re diving into that statistic in depth to see how risky startups … Continue reading

The startup investment landscape has recently undergone some significant changes. The SEC previously restricted investing in private deals almost exclusively to accredited investors, but the JOBS Act reduces the limitations of these private investments. Because of these reduced limitations, investors … Continue reading