By Early Investing on June 7, 2023
Small business investments are a growing asset class. Unlike startups, small businesses — like restaurants, bakeries, and breweries — can offer investors income streams right away. Small business investors typically get paid through interest payments or revenue sharing. But, as with any investment, small businesses do come with risks. In this episode of Startup Insider, Vin Narayanan provides an overview of small business investments — how they work, their advantages and disadvantages,…
By Andy Gordon on May 7, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has hit some sectors of the economy like a 7.5 earthquake and other sectors like a gentle rumble. Restaurants, as you’d expect, have been socked the hardest by stay-at-home, business closure and social distancing orders. Many restaurant owners won’t be able to save their businesses. And the…
By Andy Gordon on April 16, 2020
Investing during a pandemic requires new rules. And this startup checks off all the boxes.
By Early Investing on February 27, 2020
In this episode of Startup Insider, Sweetberry CEO Desi Saran stops by to share his expertise on starting a fast-casual restaurant and to talk about his raise.