Archive: startup portfolio

The Trick to De-Risk Startup and Collectibles Investments

By Vin Narayanan on October 19, 2022

The baseball card universe has changed quite a bit since I was growing up. People don’t just buy cards for the bubble gum or trade doubles to complete their sets like I did. Instead, they seek out unique or scarce cards that can grow in value. They keep cards in mint condition. And then they sell them for a lot of money. Baseball cards are a big business now. Just look at the numbers. Here are…

Why You Need a Metaverse Startup in Your Portfolio

By Vin Narayanan on September 27, 2022

I recently recommended a metaverse play to our Crypto Asset Strategies members. I’m not sold on the metaverse. But I still believe gaining exposure to this space is critically important. Here’s an excerpt from that piece that explains my logic: VR and…
A member reached out to us earlier this month wondering if there was a good way to track all of the startup investments they had made. This particular investor had made several startup investments across multiple investment platforms and had also done some private placement deals. They also…

How to Naturally Diversify Your Portfolio

By Adam Sharp on June 2, 2020

When it comes to startup investing, I am “industry agnostic.” In other words, I never invest in a deal just because it’s in a certain sector. Instead, I evaluate every deal individually. I look at the fundamentals, model, team and growth rate. This approach has naturally…

How My Startups Are Holding Up

By Adam Sharp on April 28, 2020

Adam Sharp takes a look at how his startup portfolio is performing during the COVID-19 pandemic.