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Institutional Investors Loved Venture Capital to Death

Financial Planning Startup Wealthfront Woos Silicon Valley Workers With A Once-Secret Investment Trick

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Wealthfront, a Palo Alto-based startup that wants to democratize wealth management, is giving users access to a once-exclusive investment trick called tax loss harvesting that lets them boost their long-term returns. It sounds wonky, but the strategy basically entails selling poorly performing investments at the end of the year so...
Financial Planning Startup Wealthfront Woos Silicon Valley Workers With A Once-Secret Investment Trick

Law Professor Says One Of Romney's Tax-Avoidance Schemes Is Illegal

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Legal experts continue to crawl through the massive cache of Mitt Romney's Bain fund documents that Gawker published on Thursday. And one law professor, Victor Fleischer of the University of Colorado, believes he has found a tax-avoidance trick used by the funds that is not merely outrageous but actually...
Law Professor Says One Of Romney's Tax-Avoidance Schemes Is Illegal

DST prepping $1B tech fund with $50M of Facebook stock

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Early Facebook investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST) is attempting to raise $1 billion for a new tech fund — offering a pretty sweet deal for those that participate. To kick off the fund, DST is putting up $50 million in Facebook stock, which would give other investors a chance...
DST prepping $1B tech fund with $50M of Facebook stock

SEC ruling gives boost to online funding tool for startups

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The prospects of a new era of crowd-funded startups took another jump forward today as the Securities and Exchange Commission told FundersClub, a website that lists new companies seeking funding, that its business model doesn’t violate federal securities rules. FundersClub, which promises “insider access to pre-vetted startups,” faced legal uncertainty...
SEC ruling gives boost to online funding tool for startups

Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

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Planning ahead for a family member with a disability, mental illness or dementia can be daunting. That's where the Cairn Trust comes inName Cairn Trust ManagementFounders Nicola Smith and Sophie DobsonCompany started April 2010Number of employees 2Based GlasgowWhat's the big idea?Helping people set up a trust during their lifetime or...
Cairn Trust – Small business, big idea

Here's The Romney-Bain Tax-Avoidance Scheme That A Law Professor Says Is Illegal

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Legal experts continue to crawl through the massive cache of Mitt Romney's Bain fund documents that Gawker published on Thursday. And one law professor, Victor Fleischer of the University of Colorado, believes he has found a tax-avoidance trick used by the funds that is illegal. For starters, the Gawker...
Here's The Romney-Bain Tax-Avoidance Scheme That A Law Professor Says Is Illegal

The Paradox Of VC Seed Investing

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Editor’s note: Brian Singerman is a partner at Founders Fund. He previously worked at Google and There.  This is the first in a series of articles I am writing to bring more transparency and honesty to the field of venture capital. While many of the themes may be contrarian or controversial,...
The Paradox Of VC Seed Investing

Here's How Google's Wildfire Deal Will Help It Spy On Facebook (GOOG, FB)

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Google's $250 million acquisition of social media management company Wildfire -- which Business Insider suggested was in the offing on July 15 -- isn't just about offering advertisers ways of buying both conventional display ads from Google as well as social media campaign handling. It's a way for Google to...
Here's How Google's Wildfire Deal Will Help It Spy On Facebook (GOOG, FB)

The product lens

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There has been a lot of discussion lately about the markets for startup financing. Many of the discussions use words like “valuations” “bubble” “crunch” etc. Words like that generally mean the writer is discussing the world through the lens of finance. This is a useful lens, but I’d like to suggest...
The product lens
Loyal3 Raises $18 Million More To Bring Fee-Free Investing To The Masses

Nutmeg Raises $5.3M From Pentech, Tim Draper And Others To Make Financial Management Less Stuffy

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Nutmeg, the U.K. ‘online investment manager’ that aims to take the complexity out of financial products, has raised a £3.4m ($5.3m) VC round led by Pentech and Daniel Aegerter, the Swiss chairman of Armada Investment Group. But perhaps more headline-grabbing is that legendary Silicon Valley investor Tim Draper also participated....
Nutmeg Raises $5.3M From Pentech, Tim Draper And Others To Make Financial Management Less Stuffy

How Marc Andreessen makes Silicon Valley magic

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Marc Andreessen There’s no question that Andreessen Horowitz, the venture capital firm headed up by Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz, has become a major force since it was founded back in 2009. The firm has funded some of the best and brightest companies in the tech industry: Its portfolio includes...
How Marc Andreessen makes Silicon Valley magic
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