How To Invest in Startups as an Everyday Investor
The JOBS act of 2012 was a Bi-partisan bill passed that eased restrictions on various securities allowing everyday investors such as you and me to buy ACTUAL shares in startups. While several companies advertise these opportunities on their websites, it’s nearly impossible and somewhat futile to go searching website to website for the opportunities.
How much I made on 25,000 Reads on Medium vs Vocal
Vocal is an up-and-coming platform that offers similar services to Medium and has been garnering a lot of buzz recently. They offer a flat rate payment based on reads, bonuses for story publishing goals, and you can still get paid without paying $5 a month. Unfortunately, you can't self-publish, and nothing under 600 words gets approved. So, there's definitely some work to be done, but the big question is, which pays better?
Equity Crowdfunding Is Still Early, and It Should Be on Your Radar.
Equity Crowdfunding is a relatively new industry. It's similar to what it sounds like in that companies 'crowdfund' business ideas, but instead of buying their products, you invest in their companies. In short, it's the democratization of venture capital. Anyone from any walk of life can do some DD and sink a chunk of change into the startup of their choosing in hopes of making it big time.