By Early Investing on November 28, 2022
The bad news about FTX just keeps coming. Sam Bankman-Fried, or SBF, told CNBC he is still trying to lock down a multibillion-dollar deal to bail out his bankrupt crypto exchange — a deal that seems highly unlikely to happen given SBF’s tarnished reputation. And we recently found out that FTX Trading owes its creditors at least $3.1 billion, according to court documents FTX filed. The FTX disaster doesn’t spell the end of crypto as we…
By KingsCrowd on August 4, 2021
Editor’s note: A founder’s origin story is incredibly important. It’s essential to understand why a founder started their company and how they envision the future when you’re considering their company as a potential investment. It also helps you understand the advantages or disadvantages they bring to the table.
By Andy Gordon on August 26, 2020
Whether you realize it or not, chances are you believe in the risk-reward trade-off. In its most basic form, it means the lower the risk, the lower the potential returns. And the higher the risk, the higher the potential returns. The basic idea sounds perfectly logical.
By Early Investing on August 24, 2020
This week, Andy Gordon and Vin Narayanan show you exactly what makes them Startup Insiders. They take you deep inside the process of evaluating founders and the startups they run. And they also discuss why startup investing is more important than ever in these…
By Andy Gordon on December 11, 2019
Direct listings minimize risk for startup investors and help them cash out faster. But they also come with a downside. Fortunately, that may change in 2020.
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.
By Early Investing on October 6, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses celebrity investors and the WeWork debacle’s impact on the startup investing world.