Managing Your Investment Portfolio

do-it-yourself-investment-portfolioWhen investing in businesses, most investors follow their own investment strategy that is based on their knowledge, experience and expertise as well as personal values. Here are some tips on creating own investment strategy:

  • Industry
  • Company stage
  • Market sector
  • Geography
  • Business models
  • Investment size
  • Number of investments per year

When investing, it is important to account for risk. Getting return in investment may take up to 10 years, plus the majority of startups fail – so  investors usually take the following precautions: Keep reading this post


Democratizing Opportunities

Interviewing founders

This week StartWise had the pleasure to get some insights on crowdfunding and investing in startups from Hana Yang, co-author of “Impact With Wings: Stories to Inspire and Mobilize Women Angel Investors and Entrepreneurs” – a book about the potential of women’s economic influence; co-founder of Wingpact, a global angel investment and entrepreneur community; Tech and Venture Banker at First Republic Bank.

Some of our favorite quotes from Hana: Keep reading this post

Investing Through Crowdfunding: What You Need To Know

Crowdfunding3The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (JOBS Act) Title III came into power on May 16th – expanding the investment opportunities to non-accredited investors, who have been historically excluded from this process. Every American will have access to invest in startups and small businesses and share in their financial success. If you are thinking to put your money in a startup, here are some things you need to know.

What’s the difference between investment crowdfunding & rewards-based crowdfunding?
Equity or investment crowdfunding enables investors to invest in companies fundraising on online portals and gain ownership, or a promise of future returns while in rewards-based crowdfunding you will only receive a “reward” for your contribution to the company. Keep reading this post