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Adam Sharp is the Founder of Early Investing, a new website and e-letter focused on equity crowdfunding. He is an active investor in more than 20 startups, including Navdy, Upcounsel, Cabify, Faraday Bikes, Addy and Respondly. A former financial advisor, he also has extensive experience in ... more

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What I Look For In Startup Deals
Great startups can come from any industry. So the first thing I look at is traction. But traction isn't always what you think it means...
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Startup Investors: Watch Out For These Five Red Flags
Today we’re going to talk about red flags in startup investing. These are five signals that tell me it’s probably best to pass on a deal.
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Bitcoin Stays Strong
Debt around the world is at record levels. Interest rates are at record lows. And it all looks increasingly unsustainable. This continuing financial chaos should support bitcoin prices.
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The Fed Is Not Invincible
Bull markets can’t go on forever, of course. But history shows us that they can go up sharply before they crash.
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HH Are Stocks Divorced From Fundamentals?
Unfortunately, it appears U.S. stocks have gotten well ahead of fundamentals. The big question is this: How long will this bull market last?
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Trading Too Much Hurts Returns
Vanguard kicked off the new year by eliminating trading fees, joining almost all others companies. Free stock trades, while great for investors, could also lead to too many trades, which can hurt overall returns.
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4 years ago

I don't have too much experience from the fundraising side, but here goes.

Your AngelList profile looks good Boaz, but I'd add some traction #s and a deck. Also, they have a bunch of useful search features to find investors:

https://angel.co/digital-media/investors

There's also this old adage: "if you want advice from a VC, ask for money. If you want money, ask for advice".

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Early Investing
April 2013 - Present (7 years)

We cover and do research in the online startup investing space.

eCommerce Director at the Oxford Club
Angora Publishing
September 2012 - Present (7 years 7 months)

Internet marketing and web development.

Director Of Lead Acquisition
Institute For Individual Investors
July 2011 - August 2012 (1 year 2 months)

Lead generation for a financial education company.

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Angel Publishing
September 2009 - August 2012 (3 years)

ppc, web experience optimization, seo, writing, media buys, swaps.

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James Madison University
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1998 / 2002
Sociology
James Madison University
BS
1998 / 2002
Sociology

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