Archive: First Stage Investor


Time Is Running Out to Invest in Winc

By Early Investing on March 19, 2020

In this episode of Startup Insider, Winc CEO Geoff McFarlane takes a deep dive into the business of wine, including subscription services, winemaking, unit economics and why you should invest in Winc.

A Startup Worth Investing in During a Down Market

By Andy Gordon on March 16, 2020

It's a scary time to invest. But some startups are worth the risk. And we particularly like this one.
Andy Gordon shares the story of a Seattle ER doctor helping fight the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Investing in a volatile market is tricky. Adam Sharp offers his thoughts on how to approach the stock, startup, crypto and cannabis markets.
As the markets struggle, there's good news awaiting investors in the equity crowdfunding startup space.
In this episode of Startup Insider, Sweetberry CEO Desi Saran stops by to share his expertise on starting a fast-casual restaurant and to talk about his raise.

20/20 Prepares to Scale in the U.S. and Globally

By Andy Gordon on February 24, 2020

20/20 GeneSystems is preparing to scale both in the U.S. and globally.

Cannabis Portfolio Changes: Two Sells

By Adam Sharp on February 20, 2020

Adam Sharp suggests members sell two stocks in the First Stage Investor cannabis portfolio.

Startup Insider: Building a Two-Sided Market Worth Investing In

By Early Investing on February 13, 2020

Tradefox CEO Chris Yerbey joins the Startup Insider gang to talk about chasing the holy grail of the scrap metal industry.

New Recommendation: Delee

By Adam Sharp on February 10, 2020

A smart biotechnology startup is building a new type of cancer screening and analysis tool.

Recommendation: Soar Robotics

By Andy Gordon on February 7, 2020

Investors have been waiting for drones to take off. This startup is poised to make it happen.
An eco-friendly timber play is offering special investment terms until Valentine's Day.

Home61 Shuts Down

By Andy Gordon on February 3, 2020

Home61 has closed its doors. Here’s what investors need to know.

Making Messy Ethical Investment Decisions

By Early Investing on January 30, 2020

Investors face moral dilemmas all the time. And there are a number of different ways they can approach them.

Tackling the Ethics of Investing

By Early Investing on January 27, 2020

Being a successful investor doesn't mean you have to throw away your own personal code of ethics or morality.

Cannabis Report: Pot Stocks Are Starting to Rebound

By Early Investing on January 23, 2020

Pot stocks have gotten hammered over the last few months. But prices are starting to rebound. And three catalysts are responsible for the upswing.