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5 Most Common Mistakes Investors Make

5 Most Common Mistakes Investors Make

| March 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Investment is studying the market trends carefully and yet not depending too much on past records of a particular stock that is showing up returns too good to last long. Investors make mistakes in not analyzing one’s risks properly, overdoing investment amount and showing impatience. As a newbie investor contemplating on making the best use […]

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The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

The Dating Game: Preparing Your Investor Pitch

| November 24, 2013 | 1 Comment

Maybe you’re still immersed in the dating scene. Perhaps you haven’t ventured into that realm for more than 20 years. Either way, if you’re getting ready to pitch investors on your company, you need to practice your wooing skills. Linking up with investors requires you to impress, and there isn’t much difference between a bad […]

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5 Reasons You Should Not Save Your Money

5 Reasons You Should Not Save Your Money

| November 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

  Saving money is counterproductive. While it’s true that you need to save some money, as repugnant as the idea may be, saving for an emergency, an unforeseen calamity and to create a nest egg for eventual investment are all valid reasons to save money. Beyond that, saving is an exercise in futility and here […]

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Education Is Good, But What Kind?

Education Is Good, But What Kind?

| October 9, 2013 | 6 Comments

Education is good. It is good in a different way and for different purposes than you might have thought. College is necessary. It is needed for the advancement of technology, humanity, and to make sure we live like humans. There is no better indicator of societal advancement than the level of education the masses receive. […]

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Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

| August 27, 2013 | 6 Comments

David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards.  Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s.   Although the bulk of his baseball card collection no longer exists due to a busted pipe in his parents’ basement, David and BoxGroup co-founder Adam […]

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A Complete Guide to Organizing your Finances Like a BOSS

A Complete Guide to Organizing your Finances Like a BOSS

| July 26, 2013 | 13 Comments

The first thing I thought when I graduated from college last month, was YES.  FINALLY. The second, and more pertinent thought I had was how am I going to pay my debt and begin to save money? I know I am not the only one, and the class of 2013 is entering with a huge […]

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What I Learned From Raising a Series A

What I Learned From Raising a Series A

| April 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Recently, we announced a $5 million Series A round of financing. We started raising this round and talking to investors in late fall of last year. As you can probably imagine, going through this process involves taking a step back from the day-to-day work and looking at our overall strategy and evolution. Fundraising forces you to […]

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The 3 Best Reasons to Become an Angel Investor

The 3 Best Reasons to Become an Angel Investor

| April 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

We’re in a startup culture right now. Any kid who can code has a potential five-year path to the land of billionaires, and it’s become dull and commonplace (but still impressive) to meet yet another entrepreneur at a social gathering. It used to be that artists and writers carried the most mystique; that’s not so […]

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Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

Entrepreneurs: Start Asking the Tough Questions

| November 22, 2011 | 11 Comments

For months we’ve been saying it at Under30CEO.  “Why don’t these startups ever get asked the tough questions?…Why doesn’t anyone have the heart to tell them their business is setup to fail?” We’re Guilty Too We’re the biggest cheerleaders out there.  Yay, Gen-Y entrepreneurship we say. But in all seriousness, we run Under30CEO to help […]

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