Early Investing’s mission is to help its readers find the most promising investment opportunities outside the stock market. Our research is focused on two areas in particular: private startups and cryptocurrencies. We provide both educational material and recommendations on specific investments. With more than 140,000 readers and 40,000 subscribers, Early Investing is a leading destination for guidance in the alternative investment space.

Helping our readers find promising private, early-stage startup companies has been a core focus of our business since 2013. Using our research and recommendations, readers have invested in some of the fastest-growing private companies in the world, including Spotify, Lyft, Dropbox and many more. We recommend startups that range from early stage (initial funding rounds) to later stage (more mature, but still private companies).

In 2017, we added cryptocurrency research to our offerings. We make specific recommendations on coins that we believe have extreme upside potential, and we advise readers on how to buy, hold and safely store their coins. This side of our business is led by Adam Sharp, who has owned bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies since 2013. Adam believes in a long-term crypto holding strategy and has helped many Early Investing readers achieve significant gains.

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Adam Sharp
Adam Sharp is the Co-Founder of Early Investing, a company that focuses on guiding readers through the exciting new investment space known as equity crowdfunding; Co-Founder of First Stage Investor, a monthly research service that identifies the best private startups to invest in; and Co-Founder of Crypto Asset Strategies, a subscription investment research service for accredited investors. An active investor in more than 80 startups, Adam brings his extensive experience, research, due diligence and industry connections to his readers.

A former financial advisor, he also has extensive experience with internet marketing and financial writing. Adam has worked as a consultant for leading web properties with millions of visitors per day. He has built three profitable web businesses.

Andrew Gordon
Andy Gordon is the Co-Founder of Early Investing, Co-Founder of First Stage Investor and Chief Equity Analyst of Crypto Asset Strategies. Among the portfolio’s two dozen holdings are Appvance, Geekatoo, Knightscope, Dealflicks and Trustify.

Educated at the London School of Economics, Andrew has three decades of experience in the private and public sectors as an entrepreneur and advisor. The CIA, former Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer, and Fortune 500 companies such as Lockheed Martin and Dow Chemical have all trusted in and profited from his advice.

Andy founded and ran an international trade and finance company based in Asia. Upon returning to the U.S., he joined a Florida investment advisory service that quickly gained a reputation for recommending companies with outstanding value and fundamentals. Andy has taught marketing and finance courses at local Maryland universities and has written a half-dozen books on global business, published by McGraw-Hill, Frost & Sullivan, and others.


Our Portfolio Includes…

  • Court Innovations
  • BrewDog
  • Keen Home
  • Scrap Connection

Our Portfolio Includes...

  1. Court Innovations
  2. DSTLD
  3. BrewDog
  4. Keen Home
  5. Scrap Connection

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