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Start Up Investor Now Favoring Its Children?

Fiduciary duty issues may soon plague startup accelerator Y Combinator as reported by the Wall Street Journal. YC has recently raised $700 million to invest in later stage companies. But YC is a startup machine and has been spreading its … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Investors To Have Higher Expectations in 2015

Crowdfunders who are doing their projections should know that the average profit margin for private companies in 2014 was 6.6%, about 1% higher than in 2013. Proof that the recession is over and that investor expectations are rising. Publicly traded … Continue reading

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Uncle Ben’s Recipe

A Forbes blog suggests that the Fed’s QE3 will distort public company valuations and when the bond buying stops, public equities will drop in value. However, small, high growth, crowd funded consumer companies will be valued on their performance, including … Continue reading

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