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Category Archive for "Crowdfunding"

Crowdlosing

Mar 12 2016

I am no angel, but I know a thing or two about losing money as an angel investor. Hopefully I have learned…

Smart people, dumb money

Mar 11 2016

Our securities laws are premised on a myth. This myth is that rich people know how to invest. They don’t. Worse, even…

Angel investing cannot be charity investing.

Mar 10 2016

Angel investing cannot be charity investing. Angels need to earn a return on their investment commensurate with the risk that they take,…

Most start-ups are terrible investments

Mar 10 2016

Milton’s First Law of Angel Investing: Most Start-ups Are Terrible Investments. Start-ups start small, weak, and of no real value, and they…

Stars, dogs & zombies: three fates of start ups

Mar 10 2016

There is a common myth that ‘all start ups are good’, followed closely by the implication that “all” or “most” start ups…

Stupid things investors say

Mar 10 2016

Investing is a low-barrier to entry, poorly-regulated business so it should come as no surprise that many fund managers say crazy things…

How to lose money in tech

Mar 09 2016

Buy good companies at¬†stupid prices The two most effective ways to lose money investing in technology companies are: Invest in bad companies;…