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Stand Up, Start Up

January 15, 2014

This infographic explores the “venture capitalist touch” and how venture capitalist use their money to help businesses grow. It provides data and graphs to show where venture capitalist invested, in what sectors, how much they invested, and what return they got on their investments. Source

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Taking the Bullion by the Horns

January 1, 2014

Gold has been used as a safe-haven for storing wealth and as a currency for hundreds of years. Because of its propensity to remain steady or to increase in value, it’s become one of the most valuable of the precious metals to investors. However, it is gold’s recent modern history that is the most fascinating. […]

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Introducing Color.com: The 41 Million Dollar Idea

November 19, 2013

Color made quite a splash in the Spring of 2011 when it announced that it had secured a staggering $41 million in funding before they had even released a working product. That’s a lot of money for an unproven idea, with Sequoia Capital alone making a $25 million bet on this horse. So what’s the […]

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Bio Rhythm: A Comprehensive Look at Worldwide Innovation

November 7, 2013

Biotechnology is constantly changing. The release of a new patent, an adjustment to a government policy, or a private financial boost can catapult an obscure firm into the worldwide arena that pushes science forward. below is a look at the current state of monetary investments and the innovation they stimulate around the globe. Source

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What are capital gains

January 27, 2013

A Capital Gain is a profit that results from investing in a capital asset, such as a stock, bond or real estate. WHen you sell an asset for less than its purchase price, on the other hand you incur a capital loss. Several factors determine the nature of your capital gain (or loss), including the […]

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LinkedIn’s Road to IPO

August 1, 2012

The professional networking tool LinkedIn came into being in 2002 in Reid Hoffman’s living room. In 2011, the site surpassed 100,000,000 members. This infographic looks at the history, investors, and underwriters leading up to the company’s initial public stock offering. Source