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Emcee:  more100 Type:  Moderated
If you are into equity crowdfunding, I will be glad if you can help me solve this misery.

· What made you venture into equity crowdfunding?

· On what basis did you choose your equity crowdfunding platform?

· How did you choose your investments?

· Were you not scared that Startups have a high failure rate and you could lose every penny of your initial investment?

· I know that Startup financials may not be transparent at times. Were you not scared as an investor that you had no in-depth auditing of what you were funding?

· There is also a tenacity that estimated valuations on some startups might be wrong, meaning investments in them are priced at “estimated fair values.” These best-guess estimates may not reflect the actual amount that would be realized in a sale. How did you overcome this?

· Did you prepare mentally, emotionally and financially to lose your entire investment in a particular funded startup?
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20Interesting discussion on OSTK (Overstock.com) due to their holdings of TZero anThehammer-July 6
19Start Engine demo day for various companies seeking funding: [youtube video]Thehammer-June 9
18[youtube video] StartEngine ICO 2.0 Summit 5,102 viewsThehammer-April 30
17Thanks Glenn I have a bookmark on the Blockchain thread but have not gotten behiThehammer-March 5
16An excellent overview. I posted it on the Blockchain board. Howard Mrks, the CEGlenn Petersen-March 5
15Thanks Glenn, I think part of the investment thesis is a build a Fox News versiThehammer-February 11
14I came across an article on Gab. Please ignore the political bias. UnfortunatelyGlenn Petersen-February 11
13I agree Glenn but that is where I doubted they could drive out costs, have an inThehammer-February 4
12Two things need to happen if the ICO market is going to thrive on a long-term baGlenn Petersen-February 4
11I am skeptical on a couple of fronts and foremost would be their ability to prevThehammer-February 4
10A blockchain-based startup looks to disrupt the traditional crowdfunding platforGlenn Petersen-February 4
9[youtube video] Overview of regs regarding crowd fundingThehammer1February 3
8Interesting article on ICO's on SA: The SEC Declares War On ICOs Summary: Thehammer-January 30
7Sorry Glenn, somehow thought that you started the thread but see now that it wasThehammer-January 29
6The Equity Crowdfunding board was actually set up by more100, who has not postedGlenn Petersen-January 28
5I admit that I have not really looked very closely at ICO's but Start EngineThehammer-January 28
4I have had an avid interest in crowdfunding for a long time. Severa1 years ago, Glenn Petersen-January 28
3As a follow-up to previous message. Following are some of the potential investmeThehammer-January 28
2Glenn, I was thinking of starting a similar thread. I have been looking at StarThehammer-January 28
1U.S. Startups Fail to Attract Expected Crowd of Small Investors by Lizette ChapGlenn Petersen-5/19/2017
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