The Startup Investor | June 30, 2022

90% of Millionaires Actively Invest in this Sector

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  • The Startup Investor | June 30, 2022

    90% of Millionaires Actively Invest in this Sector

    If you’ve read the news lately, you’ve heard this conversation.

    With the Fed’s continued interest rate hikes, the cost of borrowing for a home is rising as fast as the literal price of homes during the pandemic.

    So, with the financial landscape dampening the prospects of once-scalding real estate markets, it stands to reason that real estate startups would be negatively impacted, too.

    That’s where you’d be wrong.

  • The Startup Investor | June 29, 2022

    The Next Theranos is Out There – Here’s How to Avoid It

    Anyone who’s spent any time in the angel investing world (or on Hulu) knows the name Theranos.

    Valued at a lofty $9 billion in 2014, the MedTech startup claimed its technology could reduce the amount of blood required for testing to a microscopic amount.

    Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison at the beginning of 2022 for the lies.

  • The Startup Investor | June 25, 2022

    Google’s LaMDA: Why You Should Be Investing in AI Startups Now

    One of the most popular themes in sci-fi books and movies is super intelligent, self-aware computers that and even have personalities. Whether it’s Iron Man’s computing sidekick, iRobot’s Sonny and the hoard of highly intelligent robots or Terminator’s Skynet, we’ve…

  • The Startup Investor | June 22, 2022

    Why Angel Investors Shouldn’t Fear a Bear Market

    We’re all familiar with the adage, “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Well, that 80s rock ballad might as well be the motto for today’s current financial landscape, and there could be few places this applies better…

  • The Startup Investor | June 22, 2022

    Amazon Hasn’t Cracked Drone Delivery – But Others Have

    In 2013, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the company’s “Octocopter” to 60 Minutes journalist Charlie Rose, foreshadowing a world where delivery takes to the sky autonomously. “Could it be four, five years [away]?” Bezos queried. “I think so.”…