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The face of the early-stage investor is changing

Posted by Peter-Paul Van Hoeken on April 13, 2018

At just before ten in the evening of Saturday, August 31 in the year 1602, a notary knocked on a large wooden door and entered a candle-lit room. Inside sat the directors of the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, or the Dutch East India Company, which had been founded earlier that year. The bookkeeper of the Dutch East India Company, Barent Lampe, was seated behind an imposing volume with deckle-edged pages and a vellum cover: the Amsterdam Chamber’s subscription share register. It had been lying open all month. Saturday the 31st at midnight was the closing date for subscriptions, and there had scarcely been a quiet moment all day. Under the watchful eye of the notary, the bookkeeper checked each entry and added up the amounts.

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Is Spotify’s listing on the NYSE music to the ears of the ordinary investor?

Posted by Peter-Paul Van Hoeken on April 4, 2018

Peter-Paul van Hoeken, Co-founder and CEO of Canada’s largest investment crowdfunding platform, FrontFundr, doesn’t think so.

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Becoming a dragon in my own right.

Posted by FrontFundr on March 29, 2018

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My parents were really good at giving me advice about most things. Most things that is, except investing. I guess they were brought up being told that you don’t talk about money. We never had any serious conversations about investing, which never bothered me until recently. I had reached that point in life (finally) where I had a good job, paid off my student loan, and had some rainy day money in the bank. It all left me wondering, what’s my next step?

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Investor Perspectives: Why Women Invest

Posted by Jill Earthy on March 22, 2018
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