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VCapital New Investment Opportunities Webinar

VCapital is currently raising funds for two new investment opportunities: Camras Vision, a company which has developed a new device to treat Glaucoma, and The Padcaster, a company which has developed products to turn smartphones and tablets into mobile video production studios. On November 15, 2017, at 2:00 PM CST, we will be hosting a […]

Title III JOBS Act (Crowdfunding) NOT a Cause for Celebration

Caveat Emptor! Caveat Venditor, too! If you’re opening a champagne bottle to celebrate Title III of the JOBS Act, which opened up venture capital investing to everyone, including those who are not accredited investors, don’t let that champagne cork hit you in the eye or get lodged in your throat. Our advice to investors: caveat […]

Book Review | The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future, by Steve Case

Steve Case, a brilliant entrepreneur and marketer who dared greatly and accomplished much, sees far once again all the wonder that will be through the “Internet of Everything.” He takes us there, projecting its impact on health care, education, government, investment opportunities, and the entrepreneur. Case has the credentials. He was a young, former P&G […]

Hedge Your Bets with Venture Capital

Not Even Activist Hedge Funds Are Winning Big in Recent Years Professionally Managed, Early-Stage Venture Capital Looks Like a Better Long-Term Choice In today’s tough investment climate, it’s not easy to find reliable paths to strong long-term growth. So much has been written about activist hedge funds and their wealthy leaders – like Carl Icahn, […]

Long Term Outlook on Investing

Taking a Long-Term Perspective in Today’s Gloomy Market Today’s market isn’t fun.  As a retiree living on assets, I don’t see many safe investment ports. World capital markets are panicking over China. Publicly traded stocks look overpriced and awfully volatile. High quality bond rates are still infinitesimal. High yield bonds are getting hammered. It’s really […]

Choppy Waters for Venture Capital Investors

Choppy Venture Capital Waters: A Great Buying Opportunity for Savvy, Early-Stage Investors Recent press about the venture capital market may sound foreboding, but it shouldn’t scare away savvy, early- stage investors. Near-term market conditions represent an ideal breeding ground for exceptional investment opportunities. Notwithstanding the rapidly increasing number of unicorns – private companies valued at […]

Investing in Venture Capital? Think More About the Manager than the Deal

Ever notice that when people talk about investing in venture capital, discussion usually turns to “The Deal,” the hot start-up that will cure a disease or change lives with some new phone app? Sure, there are some hot deals, but remember – around 80% of them won’t make you any money. You could get lucky […]

Venture Capital Done Smartly: Today’s Most Reliable Long-term Growth Option?

As a retiree living off of assets, it’s important to stay well informed, so I pay close attention to the financial press.  I’m befuddled by many experts’ focus on short-term market gyrations.  While the importance of diversification and maintaining sufficient liquidity is clear, I thought we were “supposed to” focus on the long term.  Even […]