Archive: investment strategy
Startup Insider: How to Build an Investment Thesis
By Early Investing on June 30, 2022
Wherever you are on your investing journey, it’s important to have guiding principles. Once you understand your own interests and strengths as a startup investor, you can start to build an investment thesis to guide your decision making. An investment thesis is an argument for a particular investment strategy that’s backed by research and analysis. It gives you a framework to work within so you’re not making investing decisions at random. It can also help you…
Crypto Monitor: Crypto Investing When There’s Blood in the Streets
By Early Investing on May 13, 2022
The crypto markets are a bloodbath right now. Bitcoin crashed around 22% over the last week, dipping down to $26,638 on Thursday. And the crypto markets as a whole lost more than 16% of their overall capitalization overnight. Investors…
Mailbag: Don’t Dismiss Sectors or Cannabis Stocks
By Early Investing on October 13, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team tackles cannabis stocks and startup sectors.
Startup Investing 101: Time Frame, Liquidity and Portfolio Construction
By Vin Narayanan on August 12, 2019
The First Stage Investor team is reviewing startup investing basics to get new investors up to speed. First up are time frame, liquidity and portfolio construction.
How Retail Investors Can Use the Venture Capital Funnel
By Andy Gordon on May 13, 2019
A look at the venture capital funnel shows how retail investors can profit where VCs can’t.
Don’t Fall for Another Theranos
By Andy Gordon on February 4, 2019
There’s no excuse for investors not to do their due diligence. Especially in healthcare startups.
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.