Topic Archives: SharesPost 100 Fund (PRIVX)

The next wireless standard to be adopted by telecom service providers might be the biggest one since 3G enabled the first real “high speed” data and reasonably useful internet access by smart phones. And new wireless standards are always of interest to investors, not least because the growth of smartphones has tracked the improving networks […]

Wyatt Research is doing another “how to buy pre-IPOs” seminar that’s actually a hard sell for his Million Dollar Portfolio ($795/year), and this one’s built on the “get in early on Flipkart” idea. Flipkart, if you’re unaware, is the leading e-commerce brand in India — sort of like the “Amazon of India,” though it’s very […]

That headline comes to us from Wall Street Daily, soliciting subscribers for Robert Williams’ True Alpha, and it’s one of the more attention-getting strategies that newsletter use to pitch ideas: Getting in early. Sometimes “early” means buying a stock before a catalyst is widely known, sometimes it means just buying before your investing friends have […]

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  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    There’s no pre-public back door from the obvious sources (SuRo, PRIVX, major publicly traded backers, etc), and I don...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    If you want SpaceX exposure, the only vehicles I know who own meaningful stakes are Alphabet and a couple Fidelity funds...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Space stocks are still a pretty hot "story" of late, from Virgin Galactic to Aerojet Rocketdyne, but there aren't that m...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Sometimes, though it's certainly not guaranteed to be successful. There are several publicly-traded venture capital fun...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    It's a venture capital investment fund -- they buy stakes in companies before those companies are publicly traded, parti...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    Interesting, thanks for the feedback. Folks often do get such a bad taste from the teaser ads that they can’t appreci...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    The SharesPost 100 Fund offers to buy back shares at NAV quarterly -- the 5% limit is for the total outstanding shares t...

  • Travis Johnson, Stock Gumshoe

    I think pre-IPO investing is fun but not particularly profitable. Large venture capital firms have a lock on the best d...

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