Funding Fail

Obviously, every company need money to succeed. For publicly traded companies, analysts will look at a companies financial statements and determine the amount of money coming in and going out as part of the suitability for investment. With startups, there will rarely be money coming in from operations, the only money coming in will be […]

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The Importance of Management

Even if a company has the best idea in the world, if the management team is not right on all accounts, the company will fail. The first startup company that I ever invested in was a good lesson in the power of management. The company had discovered a specific natural compound that had an outrageously […]

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Company Presentation – Good Intro, Bad Predictors

One of the things to look at when considering an investment in a company is the company slide deck presentation. Just like everything in business, there is no standard. Usually a company presentation will include background on the company, information about the industry, company financials or projections, and information about important people involved with the […]

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Types of Investments

Investors are used to publicly traded investments like stock, bonds, mutual funds, and ETFs. Unfortunately when it comes to accredited investments, there are no standard investments. Accredited investments come in all shapes and sizes. As I develop the blog, we will discuss various types of investments. For today’s discussion, let’s focus on types of investments […]

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Accredited Investment – Amounts

Let me start by saying that I am not an investment advisor. Any dollar amounts or percentages for your particular situation should be decided by you with counsel of an investment advisor who knows your particular situation. With that disclaimer out of the way, if you are thinking about making an accredited investment but don’t […]

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Accredited Investor

What is an accredited investor? An ‘accredited investor’ is a term defined by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission to indicate someone who has the means to invest in high risk investments that do not have government oversight. By definition, a person is an accredited investor if he or she: earned income that exceeded […]

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Hopsi

Our first company to watch is Hospi. Hospi was founded by Igal Lauderbaum and Bradford Macey. Mr. Macey was a hospice nurse and saw the need for another method of administering medication and fluid. He developed a rectal catheter solution that remains in place and allows for administration of numerous medications and fluids. The company […]

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