Archive: First Stage Investor

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China is growing impatient with the protests in Hong Kong. And that means trouble.
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Two things severely shook the crypto markets this week. But that doesn’t change bitcoin’s strong fundamentals.
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Startup Insider: Tackling Crowdfunding Companies’ Mistakes

By Early Investing on September 23, 2019

In Part 2 of our interview with Howard Marks, we dive into common mistakes crowdfunding companies make, how StartEngine is trying to overcome those mistakes in its own raise and more.
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Aurora Cannabis missed its own guidance in its quarterly earnings report. But we’re not too worried about it. Here’s why.
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Airdrop Alert: Litecoin

By Allison Brickell on September 17, 2019

Today’s airdrop is litecoin, one of the First Stage Investor crypto portfolio coins.
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Why We’re Looking for More Series A Startup Investments

By Andy Gordon on September 16, 2019

The First Stage Investor team is on the lookout for more Series A companies to recommend. And we’re also keeping an eye on escalating valuations.
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In this month's poll, we'd like to hear your thoughts on what you like about First Stage Investor and how we can do better.
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The equity crowdfunding market isn’t quite reaching its full potential. In this interview, StartEngine CEO Howard Marks explains to the First Stage Investor team how he’s trying to solve that problem.
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The crypto markets are changing. So we’re selling Cardano (ADA) and reallocating the First Stage Investor cryptocurrency portfolio.
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Cannabis Report: Invest for the Long Term

By Early Investing on September 5, 2019

Cannabis stocks are having a rough year. But that’s no reason to get out of the market.
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Airdrop Alert: Rhovit

By Andy Gordon on September 3, 2019

Today’s airdrop is Rhovit, a rewards-based content platform that pays both creators and viewers.
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In this guest piece, KingsCrowd explains why Hoplite Power is not a good investment.
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Andy Gordon and Vin Narayanan chat with MicroVentures CEO Bill Clark about the state of equity crowdfunding. Learn how startup deal flow has changed, the signs of a potentially bad startup investment and more.
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Investors need to pay close attention to cannabis companies’ attitude toward compliance. If they’re cutting corners... it’s not a good sign.
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Airdrop Alert: EOS and Dai

By Adam Sharp on August 20, 2019

For this week’s airdrop, we’re turning to Coinbase Earn. New arrivals include EOS, an Ethereum competitor, and Dai, a decentralized stablecoin.
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Revolut Offers Breakthrough Fractional Trading

By Vin Narayanan on August 19, 2019

Fractional trading shows just how much crypto’s influence on the investment world is growing.