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Smaller Businesses Aren't Even Blips on Private Equity's Radar — That's a Huge Mistake

Smaller Businesses Aren't Even Blips on Private Equity's Radar — That's a Huge Mistake

James Moran | Equities.com |

Despite incredible growth in private equity, investors still consistently overlook small businesses.


Look North if You Want Fresher Investment Opportunities

Brady Fletcher | Equities.com |

Speed-to-capital and the promise of liquidity are pushing savvy investors to Canada, where private equity financing is active and on the rise.


​Finding the Right Investors

Gary C. Bizzo | Equities.com |

Anyone who has been in business for a time and works with start-ups gets asked the question – Where do I find good investors?


​How to Attract Talent to a PE-Backed Company Undergoing Major Transformation

Rick DeRose | Equities.com |

The process of attracting new leaders to a portfolio company undergoing major transformation adds complexities not found in your typical corporate setup.


How to Invest in Real Estate, Regardless of Credit History

Avery-Taylor Phillips | Equities.com |

After the housing market crashed in 2008, new rules and regulations were created to make the market more secure and to fill the gaps in the system.


Going Public? For Uber, Lyft and Others, Shutdown Slows IPOs

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The partial government shutdown is slowing plans by some companies to issue stock to the public and potentially cutting off a key source of capital for the financial markets.


Business Valuations for Startups

Gary C. Bizzo | Equities.com |

There are a lot of common factors that go into valuation methods for startups, but it all comes down to management, the idea, the industry and the economy.


​2 Big Reasons Most Startups Fail

Gary C. Bizzo | Equities.com |

It’s widely accepted that a lot of businesses don’t survive the first year. But hi-tech startups are a different story, because when they fail they fail big time.


​Private Equity & Startups: An Alternative Investment

Gary C. Bizzo | Equities.com |

Private equity investing is good for people to get into an alternative investment early where risk is high but returns are generous.


​Can I Invest in Private Equity? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself

Martin Stein | Equities.com |

Private Equity, like a lot of the most exciting things in life, isn’t accessible to everyone. But sometimes, it’s the best option if you can swing it.