Investing

Building Your Brand, Missed Opportunities and “What’s Next”: Tim Draper on the Spearhead Podcast

“I think if you’re going to build a brand in investing, you need to create a new form of investing. I think you have to change the paradigm.” — Tim Draper Even the most successful investors in the world, like DFJ founder and world-renowned venture capitalist Tim Draper, miss out on big opportunities. Tim and […]
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A FEW THINGS WE LEARNED FROM KEITH RABOIS

Keith is a Partner at Khosla Ventures and early investor in YouTube, Yelp, Yammer and Airbnb. Below are some investing lessons from our session with Keith. Invest in deals that are uniquely suited to you Investing is generally an efficient market, so you should focus on deals where you have a proprietary advantage. Whenever Keith […]
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3 Easy Ways To Build An Investment Portfolio On The Cheap

I ditched my financial advisor more than a decade ago and started investing on my own. I was fed up with paying high fees for underperforming mutual funds. Dividend paying stocks were growing in popularity and so I decided to take the plunge and build my own portfolio of blue-chip companies. Several years later I…
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Investing Takes Capital, Judgment and Dealflow

Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download You need to raise money, develop judgement over time and gain access to the right deals Naval: The three things it takes to get into investing are capital, judgement and dealflow. Capital is the hardest or easiest to get—depending on your circumstances To get capital, either you […]
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Being a Founder Your Entire Life Is a Tough Road

As the hits get bigger, it makes more sense to invest and little less sense to start companies Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download Naval: Like other industries, the best way to make money in technology is to own a piece of a business. “You’re not going to get rich renting out your […]
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IPOs Are for the Last Investors in Line

Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download Financiers now come to Silicon Valley to invest in companies before they get to Wall Street  Naval: The tech industry is still underestimated. People used to think of Sand Hill Road as a nice, little backwater compared to the gargantuan Wall Street. Now there’s an acknowledgment that […]
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What to Invest in When You are Scared to Invest

There are times when the stock market causes real fear for investors. It’s scary to see the markets and your portfolio value go down day after day. This is especially true for those closer to retirement. At times like that, it’s hard to know what to invest in or whether one should be investing at […]
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The 10 Best Investment Apps for Growing Your Money (2019)

Smartphones make it easy to access information at any time, and what better way to make use of technology than to grow …

Groundfloor vs. Fundrise: Real Estate Crowdfunding Review

Here’s a comparison of my personal experience with 2 real estate crowdfunding platforms that you can get started in with $500 or less!

You’re Living Inside the Gold Mine

Podcast: Apple · Spotify · Overcast · Download There’s no better place to invest today than technology Naval: The returns in angel investing are interesting. There’s this meme that angel investors lose all their money and venture capital is a terrible business. It’s true if you aggregate VC and angel investments across the world. But […]
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