Thursday, September 23

Equity Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding

These Are Some of the Best Startups to Invest In on StartEngine

Are you looking for startups to invest in? Source: Shutterstock That's great if you are. Just remember that like investments in the stock market, they're not a sure thing, especially during this unique period of coronavirus-related volatility. Dr. Zachary Cohle, Assistant Teaching Professor of Economics at Quinnipiac University, spoke to InvestorPlace about equity crowdfunding. Specifically, Dr. Cohle spoke to how the coronavirus could impact equity crowdfunding. “Due to the shutdowns related to Covid-19, the ability for firms to raise capital will be significantly weakened,” says Dr. Cohle. “For those who were once looking to invest, the Covid-19 virus may prevent investment in two ways . First, the uncertainty of one's own income in the coming months will make people le...
Equity Crowdfunding

Here’s the Run Down on How and Why to Invest in Sense Diagnostics Stock

With strokes and traumatic brain injuries (TBI), time is of the essence. Every minute of delay results in millions of brain cells dying, never to be replaced. Sense Diagnostics, one of the hottest names in equity crowdfunding, claims to have a groundbreaking solution, which has caused many to invest in Sense Diagnostics stock. Source: peterschreiber.media / Shutterstock.com What makes this story so compelling is that the brain is a complex organ. As such, injuries to it may not be readily apparent to those addressing patients in the field (ie paramedics in an ambulance). From Sense Diagnostics' website, “On average a patient sent to the wrong hospital can be delayed ~5 hours before being transferred to the right hospital for treatment, resulting in moderate to severe impairm...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:DKNG, NASDAQ:TTWO, NYSE:NKE, NYSE:VZ

Here’s How and Why to Invest in AllTheBelts Stock | InvestorPlace

Even before sports fans were deprived of watching live (insert your favorite sport here) earlier this spring, what's collectively known as “combat sports” had a huge global following. Any doubts about that were put to rest when the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) became the first major sports event to be staged after pandemic shutdowns. With so many fans, it makes sense that there's an app for that and it's currently crowdfunding. Let's have a look at how to invest in AllTheBelts stock. Source: Pavel3d/ShutterStock.com That app, ATB, is an aggregation platform with news, videos, podcasts and fan chat covering combat sports – boxing, wrestling and mixed martial arts, or MMA. It's seeking to raise $250,000 by the end of August (with a $10,000 minimum) on the Netcapital pl...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:AAPL, NASDAQ:AMZN, NASDAQ:FB, NYSE:JWN

3 Startup Companies to Invest In on SeedInvest

Have you ever watched the show Shark Tank? Great show, right? If you're like me, you watch that show, and you immediately wish you could be a shark yourself, and invest in new, exciting startup companies. Over the past few years, technological advancements and legislative changes have made it so, yes, you can be a shark investor. Readers, meet equity crowdfunding — A recent, innovative mechanism that allows us retail investors to invest directly in the world's hottest startup companies through online crowdfunding sites, such as SeedInvest or StartEngine. The details of equity crowdfunding can be quite complex. The big idea not so much. It's investment opportunity democratization. Before, only rich venture capitalists had access to investing in the next Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) or Fa...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:IRBT

Graze Offers Private Investors a High-Potential Automation Play

[Editor’s note: “Graze Is a High-Potential Automation Play for Private Investors” was originally published on March 30. It has since been updated to reflect more recent developments.] Source: rudall30 / Shutterstock.com As readers of mine know, I'm hugely bullish on the equity crowdfunding space, seeing it as an enormous opportunity for retail investors to diversify their portfolio with potentially explosive early-stage investments in tomorrow's most important companies. With that in mind, one of the more interesting private investments that I've come across on crowdfunding platform SeedInvest is robotic commercial lawnmower maker, Graze. In short, Graze is a pre-revenue company that has developed a fully-autonomous, robotic commercial lawnmower. Management believes this ...
Equity Crowdfunding, NYSE:LLY, OTCMKTS:RHHBY

Science Is the Reason to Invest in Neurotez Stock

Among the cruelest diseases are neurodegenerative like Alzheimer's. Essentially, the body eats itself, leading to cognitive decline and loss of bodily functions, resulting in death. Fortunately, biotechnology firms have invested heavily in research and development in this space, with a particularly promising one called Neurotez. Specializing in hormone replacement therapy, the company's many successes have convinced many to invest in Neurotez stock. Source: Agenturfotografin/ShutterStock.com At the heart of the bullish narrative is the human impact of the target affliction. According to Alzheimer's Association, more than 5 million Americans are suffering from the disease. Thirty years later, experts believe that this number will rise to nearly 14 million. Additionally, it...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:ADBE, NYSE:CRM

Invest in Unomi for Next-Generation Video Game Development

Unomi is a developer of software to help animators. The focus is on reducing production time and the cost for content creation by anywhere from 30% to 70%. The company has also set up an equity crowdfunding campaign. To invest in Unomi, the minimum is $1,000. Source: Shutterstock The founder and CEO is Obi Onyejekwe. One of his prior ventures is Nito, which he sold to AOL. He has also provided marketing services to Fortune 500 companies and leading entertainment operators like Spike, BET and Nickelodeon. The team for Unomi also includes: Arama Brown, the lead software engineer. She is a full-stack software engineer who has consulted with a myriad of businesses and startups. In 2015, her team placed in a hackathon for the International Women's Media Foundation. Llama D'Att...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:AMZN, NASDAQ:FB, NASDAQ:NFLX, NYSE:NLSN

Invest in Streamlytics: A Better Way to Gather Streaming Media Data | InvestorPlace

At some point, most of us have come to accept that if it's free online, you are the product. The data that each of us generates across Facebook's (NASDAQ:FB) stable of apps or Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX), and the like, makes money for someone… just not you. That is, until Streamlytics came on the scene. Here's how to invest in Streamlytics. Source: Shutterstock The Los Angeles-based startup wants to democratize access to streaming media data, with a particular focus on providing data that better reflects usage by people of color. The technology is built around a group of users who share their data through a content platform, say Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Prime Video, Spotify (NYSE:SPOT) or Hulu. Streamlytics takes that data, anonymizes and enhances it, then issues a “data license” that...
Equity Crowdfunding, NASDAQ:ZION, NYSE:CBRE

Janover Ventures: A Matchmaker for Commercial Real Estate Loans

Janover Ventures is essentially a concierge marketplace for multifamily and commercial property loans. The market is fragmented and ripe for innovation. Oh, you can also now invest in Janover Ventures through a crowdfunding campaign on Republic. The minimum is $100. Source: Shutterstock Blake Janover is the CEO and co-founder of the company. In the early 2000s, he owned a commercial mortgage lending and advisory business but he also had a strong technology background. Keep in mind that he is a self-taught programmer in languages ​​like Visual Basic and C++. “A few years ago I was searching for a multifamily product that I didn't fully understand and I discovered that the internet — around complex commercial real estate secured financial products — was totally lacking,” said ...