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This Week In Crowdfunding: How Neil Young raised millions via crowdfunding (and how you can, too)

This Week in Crowdfunding is a newly launched podcast series hosted by OurCrowd’s Zack Miller and David Stark, where they cover the best in Crowdfunding with a frank — and educational — discussion about the issues surrounding Crowdfunding. Every week, they interview successful entrepreneurs, deconstruct campaigns, and hear from the…

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5 ways top angel investors improve their deal flow

For a startup investor, getting good deal flow is paramount for success. Even if your investment process is solid, your risk management is sound, and your luck is (really, really) good, without good deal flow, well, you’re not going to end up a very successful…

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23 entrepreneurs turned investors who are banking huge profits

Just because you’re a great entrepreneur doesn’t mean you’ll make a great investor. While there’s overlap, the skillset that makes an individual a powerhouse when it comes to building a company (and exiting it) isn’t the same as what makes a profitable investor. Gallup research shows certain behavioral…

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This Week In Crowdfunding: Crowdfunding Entrepreneurship

This Week in Crowdfunding is a newly launched podcast series hosted by OurCrowd’s Zack Miller and David Stark, where they cover the best in Crowdfunding with a frank — and educational — discussion about the issues surrounding Crowdfunding. Every week, they interview successful entrepreneurs, deconstruct campaigns, and hear from the…

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#WhatsYourBigIdea Podcast: Hunt Down Great Ideas & Make Them Yours

Great business ideas do not spring from innate creativity, or necessarily from the brilliant minds of people. Rather, great ideas come to those who are in the habit of looking for great ideas — all around them, all the time. Join Andy Boynton, Dean of…

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OurCrowd Events September-October

OurCrowd founder & CEO Jon Medved and team members will be hosting events in the US and Israel in the upcoming weeks, with the CEOs of our new startups and guest speakers. Scroll down to learn more and RSVP, we hope to see you at one of…

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#WhatsYourBigIdea Podcast: Avoid these myths, generate great ideas

Investors and entrepreneurs share many myths about where big ideas come from and how to generate them. OurCrowd’s Zack Miller chats with author David Burkus about his book, The Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas. Burkus describes the process and…

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5 Mistakes Rookie Angel Investors Make

Startups are exciting again. Reeling from the 2007-2008 financial crisis, investors seemed to sour on illiquid investments. Too many financially-engineered investments in derivatives and wacky mortgage products made investors feel that the game was fixed. But that’s all changed as America’s economic engine — small technology-driven…

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What we’re investing in: Current investment opportunities on OurCrowd (August 2014)

Welcome to another edition of “What We’re Investing In.” Each month, we bring you a short summary of all of our currently funding companies to give you a glimpse into all of the activity and excitement happening on OurCrowd’s platform. While most of the world…

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