Archive: Startups

Why Big Budgets Can Lead to Low Returns

By Andy Gordon on October 16, 2019

The most successful IPOs over the past decade all have one thing in common. And it’s not revenue growth.

Investing in Lean, Mean Startups

By Adam Sharp on December 13, 2018

Does investing in startups make sense today? Adam says yes and explains what to look for.

Look for Startups That Check These Three Boxes

By Andy Gordon on November 14, 2018

I’m always on the lookout for a company that meets three key criteria. So I was excited to discover two companies that checked all the boxes.
Andy sits down with the founder of Pixilated, a photo booth startup, to learn about the ways the company is tackling its market.

Thinking Your Way Through Startup Investing

By Vin Narayanan on June 20, 2018

The majority of startups fail. That's why learning how to pick the right startup to invest in is critically important.
Thanks to secondary transfer platforms, investors now have ways to profit off of companies that haven't gone public yet.

Founders Who Rewrote the Rules

By Andy Gordon on April 25, 2018

Some of the businesspeople (and their companies) I admire most are the ones who didn’t obey... who didn’t pull in their wings and “make do”... but who changed the rules that held them back.

These Five Startups Shine Brightest at Vegas Tech Show

By Andy Gordon on January 17, 2018

At the Consumer Electronics Show, I saw a number of impressive products. Here are the five startups that stood out the most to me.
Here are my five intrepid predictions for 2018.
I just read an article this weekend on Target’s (NYSE: TGT) enormous data theft by hackers from Central Europe. The New York Times did a great job detailing how these cybercriminals pulled off a heist of up to 40 million Target customers. Ultimately, it could involve outing more than…