Inflation Holds the Key to Market Performance in 2023
By Vin Narayanan on February 3, 2023
Crypto Market Musings I’m not ready to start singing “Happy Days Are Here Again” (the Annette Hanshaw version, NOT the inferior Carole King or Barbra Streisand versions). But I am starting to hum Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry Be Happy.” The Federal Reserve raised its target interest rate by…
The Early Investing Podcast: We Need More Transparent Private Markets
By Early Investing on January 18, 2023
The private markets have a transparency problem. Current regulations don’t require private companies to provide the same amount of information to investors as public companies are required to provide. And this is doing some real harm to investors. How did we get here? And can things…
The Early Investing Podcast: What We’d Like to See in 2023
By Early Investing on January 4, 2023
It’s a new year. And investors have a world of possibilities before them. We’re already facing some major challenges left over from 2022 — runaway inflation, a crypto bear market, and worsening climate change, to name a few. But that doesn’t mean 2023 will be a…
Startup Insider: Inside LA Tech Week
By Early Investing on September 1, 2022
LA Tech Week is an event for founders, investors and all manner of tech enthusiasts to connect and learn. This year’s event, which ran from August 15 to August 21, was expected to draw a small number of people. But thousands showed up.
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…
Crowdwise Founder Brian Belley Reveals His Investing Strategy
By KingsCrowd on October 20, 2021
Note: Startup investors spend a lot of time learning about founders. We want to know about their backgrounds, how much business experience they have, what they think the future will look like… But we don’t spend enough time learning about other investors.
Trading Too Much Hurts Returns
By Adam Sharp on January 3, 2020
Data shows investors who trade too much underperform their “buy-and-hold” peers.
Eight Wishes for Early Investors
By Andy Gordon on December 18, 2019
Now that 2019 is wrapping up, we’re looking ahead to 2020. So here are eight wishes Andy Gordon hopes will come true for early investors everywhere next year.
Mailbag: How to Earn Money While Helping Promising Crypto Projects
By Early Investing on August 11, 2019
This week, the Early Investing team explains what airdrops are and why crypto projects offer them.
The Wisdom and Pain of the Long-Term Investor
By Andy Gordon on November 28, 2018
Both crypto and dot-com companies have had their share of down spells. But have investors reached full capitulation yet?
Q&A: Understanding the Impact of Mega-Funds and Bitcoin Taxes
By Early Investing on October 7, 2018
The Early Investing team explains why mega-funds are bad for investors and why the IRS needs to change its bitcoin tax policy.
Smart Blockchain Investors Are Opportunists
By Andy Gordon on September 19, 2018
When it comes to investing in blockchain, the smart play is to be opportunistic.