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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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Angel Investing

What is Liquidation Preference and Who Benefits Most?

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, investor, or even an employee with some stock options in a startup, the importance of understanding liquidation preference cannot be overstated. 

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Business Funding

A Guide to Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS)

If you’re looking for startup or operating capital for a business, you might exhaust all debt and equity financing options before discovering that Rollovers as Business Startups (ROBS) could have been a great option from the start. 

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