Archive: Startup Investor

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Notice: Wefunder Round Closing Soon

By Andy Gordon on May 23, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: On tax day, we recommended one of our favorite startup investing portals to you: Wefunder. I’d like to congratulate those of you who invested in this outstanding startup. But if you held back, I’ve got good news for you. There’s still time to change your mind and buy a piece of this up-and-coming portal company. The best part is, you can invest as little as $1,000. Wefunder has a lot of things going for it. We…
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Notice: Wefunder Round Closing Soon

By Andy Gordon on May 23, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: On tax day, we recommended one of our favorite startup investing portals to you: Wefunder. I’d like to congratulate those of you who invested in this outstanding startup. But if you held back, I’ve got good news for you. There’s still time to change your mind…
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Connect is not your typical social media startup. It pulls data from all the major social networks and puts everything together in one place. The app makes it easy to see where your friends are in real time and connect with them. Here’s what the app looks like:…
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Full Startup Investor Portfolio Update

By Andy Gordon on April 28, 2014

Dear Startup Investor, We have eight startups in our portfolio. Four have completed their fundraising. And most of the other four are getting close. So instead of giving you the latest developments on our portfolio holdings, we’re doing something a little different this month. We’re highlighting the four companies still…
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New Recommendation: SeedInvest

By Andy Gordon on April 22, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: The startup scene is about to experience explosive growth. And I want you to take full advantage. We’re getting closer and closer to D-Day. Pretty soon every adult American will be able to invest in startups. Right now that’s not the case. You have to make over…
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Special Invitation

By Early Investing on April 21, 2014

Invitation to Early Investing’s Very Own “Shark Tank” Event Streamed Live: Five Outstanding Startups “Pitching for Dollars” An exclusive Startup Investor/RockThePost Production for Accredited Investors April 28, 7 p.m. Dear Startup Investors, Next Monday evening, Early Investing…
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Dear Startup Investor: Our current startup recommendation is a little different. The previous ones came to us as strangers. We only gave a thumbs-up after becoming absolutely convinced that they were great companies. Today we’re recommending Wefunder. And it comes as no stranger to us. I know this outstanding company…
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New Recommendation: StackIQ

By Adam Sharp on April 7, 2014

We’re very excited about this new recommendation, StackIQ. The company operates in the big data and cloud computing spaces. So what is big data? It’s all about getting value from large sets of data. And it’s a very fast-growing industry. Big data is projected to be a $16.1 billion…
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Next Caller: Transforming Customer Service

By Andy Gordon on April 1, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: I don’t know anyone who likes to talk with a call center. The most frustrating part? Wading through a slew of choices a pre-recorded voice puts to you before you reach a real honest-to-goodness human. Then that person asks for your name and membership (or credit card)…
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Full Startup Investor Portfolio Update

By Andy Gordon on February 28, 2014

Dear Startup Investor, In today’s alert I am going to give a full rundown on our current portfolio. There’s a lot to cover, so let’s get started… Update on Ansa Ansa’s founder, Natalie Bryla, is getting some great exposure these next two weeks. First…
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Special Invitation for Members Only

By Andy Gordon on February 19, 2014

Invitation for STARTUP INVESTOR SUBSCRIBERS Five “Private Placement” Opportunities Streamed Live (A “Shark Tank” Event Taking Place on February 24th) From the desk of Andrew Gordon: Last week I sent you an invitation to join us in an exclusive event showcasing…
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Exclusive Invitation

By Andy Gordon on February 10, 2014

Dear Startup Investor Subscriber: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be Mark Cuban or Lori Greiner, two of the sharks on the TV show, “Shark Tank”? Well, stop wondering and start experiencing it for yourself. On February 24, 7-8 p.m., the Startup Investor, together with…
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Special Update Alert: SpeechTrans Comes to Baltimore

By Andy Gordon on February 7, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: Founder John Frei made the hike from Florida to Baltimore by plane. Co-founder Yan Auerbach trekked by car from New Jersey to our offices in Baltimore, Md. We’ve already talked three dozen times over the phone. But, as I like to tell my fellow co-founder of the…
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Further Instructions on Latest Recommendation

By Andy Gordon on January 22, 2014

Dear Startup Investor: I have further instructions for those of you who wish to invest in the syndicate that is raising funds for Appvance. The original recommendation was sent to you yesterday. The first thing you need to do is register with AngelList. Go the site and click…
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I just read an article this weekend on Target’s (NYSE: TGT) enormous data theft by hackers from Central Europe. The New York Times did a great job detailing how these cybercriminals pulled off a heist of up to 40 million Target customers. Ultimately, it could involve outing more than…
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Update on Three: Ansa, SpeechTrans & MST

By Andy Gordon on January 17, 2014

Welcome to the first monthly update of Startup Investor. It’s on the three companies we recommended to new subscribers in December: messaging platform Ansa, cloud-based speech translator SpeechTrans and medical equipment company Medical Surgical Technologies. But I can tell you this right now… All three are progressing…