Archive: shares

What to Do When a Startup Goes Public

By Andy Gordon on November 18, 2020

Every investor would love to have my dilemma. One of my First Stage Investor portfolio companies will be listing on a public stock market (also known as going public or IPO’ing) in a couple of months.  I first recommended this company back in 2016 — and I recommended follow-up investments two more times in the following years. Investors who acted on my first recommendation have seen the company’s valuation go higher and higher. And…

Mailbag: When to Sell and When to Hold

By Early Investing on December 13, 2019

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses when to sell shares after a startup IPOs and how to handle a failing startup investment.
The Early Investing team explains why politicians are dropping the ball on pot legalization and how convertible notes work.