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IPOs in Recessions

IPOs in Recessions

2021 was a record year for initial public offerings (IPOs), with going public through traditional IPOs, direct listings, and completed SPAC mergers[1]. 2022 has seen a completely different story, with only companies going public so far this year[2]. In August, … Continue reading

The Scarcity Principle

The Scarcity Principle

In an ideal economic world, supply and demand are balanced. Low demand and high supply cause prices to decrease to reach market equilibrium, where supply is equal to demand. This means all the products and services are distributed to consumers … Continue reading

Equity Crowdfunding Myths Debunked

Equity Crowdfunding Myths Debunked

Equity crowdfunding, also known as regulation crowdfunding, helped pave the way for private companies to raise capital from their “crowd”, or the community around them. While many private market investments have limits on who can invest, typically limited to wealthy … Continue reading

Pivoting in the Face of Challenge

Pivoting in the Face of Challenge

Founders should be able to effectively pivot their operations when challenges arise. Many businesses have changed their concepts, adjusted expectations, and adapted to the changing circumstances they came across. In this blog, we will break down strategies and techniques that … Continue reading

Alternative investments are those that fall outside of the traditional ideas of investing and include private equity, venture capital, commodities, real estate, and more. Many investments fall on a spectrum that refers to the investments’ liquidity, or how quickly the … Continue reading

Intro to Fund Investing

Intro to Fund Investing

Investment funds operate on a “one-to-many” strategy, where a single investment is distributed across multiple companies, industries, or growth stages. This strategy can help provide a level of diversification for investors as the investment is not made in one company, … Continue reading

Innovation in Recession

Innovation in Recession

Periods of economic decline can cause uncertainty. Some situations that may occur during an economic downturn include Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) declining, markets falling, and reallocated investor capital. The uncertainty recessions bring can incline founders to wait to launch a … Continue reading

Cap Tables Explained

Cap Tables Explained

If a company has issued securities, it typically has a capitalization table providing detailed information on the securities. A key due diligence item for investors to understand, cap tables can help reveal how stakeholders are impacted by dilution from subsequent … Continue reading