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Archive: Pre-IPO Profits
How to Get the Most Out of Your AngelList Account
AngelList is an incredible platform for accredited investors, and it’s only gotten better over the years. Here are some tips to get the most out of the platform.
New AngelList Report Advises Diversification
By Adam Sharp on December 17, 2019
A new report by leading accredited investor site AngelList shows that investors are wise to spread their bets out widely across as many “credible deals” as possible.
Investing in “Firsts” Is Overrated
By Adam Sharp on December 10, 2019
New startup investors often seek out “first-to-market” companies. And being first to market can be an advantage. But it’s not a guarantee for success.
Why Startups Should Be in Every Portfolio
By Adam Sharp on December 3, 2019
We’re headed for a long-overdue recession. So it’s a great time to invest in startups.
Buy Farmland Online
By Adam Sharp on November 26, 2019
Farmland is a unique investment and a great diversifier for any portfolio. AcreTrader provides that option.
Know Your Risk Tolerance
By Adam Sharp on November 20, 2019
What one investor may find enticing another may find too risky. That’s why private investors need to understand their risk tolerance.
On AngelList, Keep It Confidential
By Adam Sharp on November 12, 2019
Investing Outside of the Bay Area
By Adam Sharp on November 5, 2019
The Bay Area is losing its edge. Here’s where else you can find good startup deals.
Learning to Wait
By Adam Sharp on October 29, 2019
Here’s why patience is critically important in early-stage investing.
Five Online Startup Investing Tips for Accredited Investors
By Adam Sharp on October 22, 2019
Here are five tips for investing in startups online. (And don’t forget to have fun!)
Top Blogs for Startup Investors
By Adam Sharp on October 15, 2019
To learn more about startup investing from some of the top venture capitalists in the world, check out Adam’s recommended reading.
Startup Investing During Shaky Financial Times
By Adam Sharp on October 8, 2019
We’re headed for some rocky financial times. Many legacy companies will fall. But that means there’s a great opportunity for startups to take over.
Pre-IPO Investors Don’t Need to Worry About WeWork
By Adam Sharp on October 1, 2019
WeWork has been a disaster, especially for SoftBank. But fortunately for pre-IPO investors, it’s not really impacting the private startup markets.
Angel Investing Online and Offline
By Adam Sharp on September 24, 2019
Online and offline angel investing both have their benefits. Here are some differences between the two and how to figure out which method is best for you.
Startup Investors: Watch Out for These Five Red Flags
By Adam Sharp on September 10, 2019
Adam Sharp lists his top five red flags to watch for when evaluating startup investments.
How Many Startup Investments Are Enough?
By Adam Sharp on September 3, 2019
Peter Thiel is one of the best startup investors of all time. But he’s wrong about one important aspect of startup investing.