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Sideways Startups: An Investor’s Dilemma

Editor’s Note: For a great tip on unloading private stock, read this post about how you can donate it.

One-half of angel-funded companies fail, which is why a winning Investment Strategy for Angels includes diversification. That is, to invest in several companies (rather than a few) each with the potential for home-run returns.  Amidst all the talk of failures and exits, we forget

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Sideways Startups: Donating Private Stock

Typically, Americans give cash when it comes to charitable contributions. However, for investors and founders, it may be helpful to think outside the box when it comes to giving.

Donations of private stock enable investors, founders and employees to support charitable causes and contribute to the community while receiving simultaneous benefits in the form of substantial cash savings from

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