How to Invest in Pre-IPOs & How They Work

“Getting in on the ground floor” is the dream of just about every investor who has heard of the fortunes amassed by early investors in Apple and Amazon. Because of that, the average retail investor shows a keen interest in Initial Public Offerings (IPOs).

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Business Planning

What is a Tender Offer? Definition & How They Work

A tender offer is a bid to purchase a shareholder’s stock in a company, with the buyer's objective being to obtain either some or all of the outstanding shares for a specified price within a specified time period.

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World Tree: Disrupting the Foresting Industry [Featured Startup]

World Tree is hosting a Regulation D offering on EquityNet now through November 30. Accredited investors can create a profile and explore investments in World Tree and other firms making an impact in today’s world on

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Angel Investing

Top 10 Best Sectors to Invest in 2021 [Investor Data]

Using activity data from more than 4 million interactions on our platform, we’ve identified the top 10 industries investors are considering for their next investment in 2021 and beyond.

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Business Funding

Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) Section 1202 Exclusion

Qualified small business stock is an internal revenue code exclusion that provides between 50-100% tax exemption for long-term investors and other shareholders.

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Angel Investing

Cost of Equity Formula Using DDM, CAPM, and Private Companies

From a company’s perspective, there are two methods for raising capital: debt and equity. Debt is usually less expensive than equity because the debtholder’s returns are fixed and finite.

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Business Valuation Multiples by Industry [Data Study]

Today’s entrepreneurial ecosystem is experimental. It’s experimental because 500,000 companies are started every year with a hypothesis for solving a problem and, in that same year, an equal number of businesses fail. 

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Angel Investing

High-Risk Investments: Types of Risk, Reward Ratio, and Examples

Warren Buffett, the most famous and possibly most risk-averse investor of all time, has distilled his principles for investing down to two rules: Don’t lose money.Don’t

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