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079 – Looking Back to Move Forward: Tyler’s End of the Year Review Process

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2017 is already well underway, and many of us are already locked and loaded and moving forward on achieving our big goals for this year. But if you haven’t carved out some time to review the year that just wrapped, you’re making a mistake. In this session, Tyler shares his system for taking stock of the year that was in order to crush the year that’s yet to be.


Highlights of this Session Include:

Why an end-of-the-year review is so valuable.
Tools for putting together an end of the year review.
Key categories to review each year.
Plus: A few of Tyler’s biggest takeaways from 2016.


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The Perfect Investment

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Finding winning investments is tough. It’s true.

But just for a moment, imagine the perfect investment. An investment where:

  • You’re guaranteed to get in at the lowest price.
  • You can invest for as little as $100.
  • And that one tiny investment gave you a shot at earning a major windfall.

Furthermore, once you’d invested, you wouldn’t need to lose any sleep over it — because its value wouldn’t bounce up and down like a rollercoaster.

Sounds perfect, right? Too good to be true?

Surprisingly, it exists.

Let me introduce you to it.

Introducing: The Perfect Investment

If you haven’t already guessed, let me reveal this perfect investment:

Private startups!

For about 85 years, startup investing in the U.S. was legally off-limits to all but the wealthiest citizens.

But thanks to a new set of laws, now everyone can invest in them, including you.

Let me show you why startups can be the perfect investment.

The 3 Main Benefits of Startup Investing

Sure, investing in startups can be incredibly exciting.

After all, you might be investing in the next Biogen, the next Facebook, or the next Uber…

World-changing companies that could impact billions of peoples’ health or relationships, or disrupt enormous, age-old sectors like transportation.

But there are other key benefits as well:

  1. Ground-Floor Entry Price

First of all, with startups, you’re getting in at the lowest possible entry price.

There’s no need to worry about “timing” your trade, or overpaying for your shares.

You’re getting in at the ground floor, when the company’s stock price is at rock-bottom.

  1. Massive Upside with Little Upfront Capital

When a startup is successful, even a tiny upfront investment can balloon into a fortune.

For example:

  • Our friend and colleague Howard Lindzon made 400x his money by investing in Uber back when it was an early-stage private startup. That’s enough to turn every $5,000 he invested into $2 million.
  • Facebook’s first private investor made about 2,000x his money. That’s enough to turn every $5,000 into $10 million. Can you imagine?
  • And even when you factor in the winners and the losers, over the past 20 years, early-stage startups have returned an average of 55% per year. At 55% per year, in 20 years, you could turn a $500 investment into more than $3.2 million.
  1. Sleep Well at Night

Investing in the stock market can be like riding a terrifying rollercoaster.

You’re up, you’re down, you’re up, you’re down.

That’s a recipe for losing sleep — and potentially, losing a lot of money.

But after investing in a startup, you simply wait for it to be acquired or go public.

It’s a simple, fool-proof, sleep-well-at-night investment.

So What’s the Catch?

But as you know, when it comes to investing, there’s no such thing as a free lunch.

Even with a perfect investment like a startup, there are drawbacks.

So tomorrow, Wayne will share those drawbacks with you…

And then he’ll start to share details about how to overcome them.

So stay tuned…

Happy Investing

Best Regards,
Matthew Milner
Matthew Milner
Founder
Crowdability.com

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I dare you to ignore this trend…

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We all know Mondays can suck. In life, and definitely in the markets.

I mean, two Mondays ago, I got my third flat tire this year. But should I give up driving? Heck, no!

Then, yesterday, the major stock indexes dropped by almost 2%. That’s the 25th time this year we’ve experienced such a sudden sell-off.

But should we give up on investing on Mondays? You guessed it — heck, no!

You see, in the midst of so much bad news and “suckiness” lie tremendous financial opportunities. And that’s why I decided to launch Trend Trader Daily:

To make sure you never miss out on another opportunity!

In a moment, I’ll show you exactly what I mean, and I’ll reveal the newest trend that could put big gains in your pocket. (Hint: it has nothing to do with the upcoming elections.)

But first, I have a question for you…

“Tell Me About Yourself”

In the Trend Trader Daily welcome email I sent you last week, I asked you to share a bit about yourself.

For example — what your investing goals are, what you dream about, and what keeps you up at night.

Your responses were amazing, and they were consistent:

  • Countless people talked about needing to build up their retirement accounts, helping family members in need, and aiming to give more to charity.
  • Others are worrying about their financial security in the wake of Covid-19.
  • And almost everyone said they need to learn more about profiting from the markets.

But here’s what truly surprised me…

Your Optimism!

In spite of everything you could have complained about, nearly every response did the exact opposite:

It talked about your optimism — your belief that good things (and big trading gains!) were right around the corner.

For example:

“Looking forward to the trend trader!! Always interested in your input and research. I am 55 and have 10 years of work left. I am a dental specialist and have a significant nest egg built up over the past 25 years of practice. I could retire now but would like to increase my holdings 4-5 X and really enjoy retirement in style. So any advise would greatly be appreciated! My broker has done ok but I would like to trade the micro caps with a portion and see how I can augment my returns. Thanks for all the great info and research.”

-Michael

“Thank you! I am looking to make my first investment in the next 2 days. It’s almost overwhelming, but exciting. I am afraid I won’t know what to do after I get my trading account set up.  I will have to figure it out. I am pretty much on my own with this as I don’t want to have anyone crush this dream, this opportunity, my happiness.” 

-Ruby

“I am excited to be in your programme, particularly as you said it was dealing in stocks… nice to meet you and I hope that I can contact you in the near future to tell you that I am one of your “winners”.

-Brenda

Michael, Ruby, Brenda, and everyone else who responded — I applaud you for your optimism!

And I’d like to respond by asking everyone reading this another question:

What’s your biggest stock market gain to date?

In percentage terms or dollar terms, and how long did it take for you to earn it?

Hit reply and let me know!

And now that you’ve shared that information, let me explain why I asked for it…

Setting Goals

I like to set big goals in life.

(In fact, in my column for you this Thursday, I’ll reveal the newest and perhaps craziest one I’ve ever set… so stay tuned for that.)

But I also like to set goals for you, and for all my readers.

And the reason I asked about your biggest stock market gain is so I can aim to beat it!

But before I tell you how I aim to do that, let me prove to you I can do it — by showing you some of the gains that have already been made, this year, by my readers…

The Trend is Our Friend

The markets change every day, and new investment trends emerge.

One of those trends hit unexpectedly at the beginning of this year…

That’s when Covid-19 became a real threat — and for a handful of biotech companies that could provide testing and treatment options, a real opportunity.

I spotted this trend early and identified seven small companies that stood to benefit the most.

The rest is history…

All seven started soaring in price almost immediately:

  • Within 30 days, readers were locking in gains of 105% in GenMark Diagnostics (GNMK), and 116% in Vaxart (VXRT).
  • Within 60 days, readers were locking in gains of 243% in Novavax (NVAX).
  • And within 120 days, readers were locking in gains of 226% in Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO) and 640% in Altimmune (ALT).

And for investors that held onto all their shares of Novavax until my final sell alert… they took home a staggering profit of 949.8% in just 136 days.

That’s a ten-bagger in just a few months.

And mind you, this wasn’t some fluke related to Covid-19.

Over the last twenty years, small biotech stocks have helped me routinely deliver triple-digit profits in rapid succession — including biotechs that were unrelated to Covid.

Keep Your Eyes Peeled

Over the next few weeks, I’ve decided to share the details about how I identify winning trades like this.

Because more gains are coming — and this time, you should be among the group of beneficiaries.

I’m going to tell you about my proprietary system for identifying breakthrough biotech companies…

And then I’ll explain how to invest in them at the perfect time for big, fast gains.

So keep your eyes on your inbox!

Ahead of the tape,
Lou Basenese
Lou Basenese

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P2P Lending Platform SeedIn Rebrands to BRDGE, Plans Expansion Into Indonesia

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Singapore-based P2P investment network SeedIn has announced its rebranding to BRDGE.

With the rebranding, BRDGE aims to better reflect the company’s mission to serve Singapore’s small and medium enterprises (SMEs) not just through financial support but with the long-term aim of providing the public with opportunities to support local businesses.

The announcement comes after BRDGE’s recent MOU signing with V3 Fintech looking to enhance the suite of liquidity solutions available to SMEs, and help to create awareness among SME communities on innovative ways to address liquidity challenges and funding gaps.

SMEs in general are much more sensitive to economic headwinds due to increased competition, fluctuating market demands, technological advances, and capacity constraints surrounding information, innovation and creativity.

However, these enterprises make up the bulk of Singapore’s economic success, contributing to nearly half of the country’s GDP and providing jobs for about 65% of the workforce.

Kevin Wong, CEO of BRDGE, said,

Kevin Wong

Kevin Wong

“Rebranding has allowed us to stay committed to our mission of serving as many SMEs as possible. It has also enabled us to grow Singapore’s fintech ecosystem by providing additional financing solutions to businesses seeking more options in funding, so that they can seize more opportunities for growth. We hope to take digital financing further, and to become not just another crowdfunding platform, but one that is able to exhibit foresight and build trust to help fellow local businesses and entrepreneurs grow.”

Since 2014, BRDGE is said to have helped fund over SGD72 million in capital to Singaporean SMEs.

BRDGE had also collaborated with media and technology marketing agency Unravel Studios for the #KEEPUPTHEGOOD initiative. The partnership was intended to help tide SMEs through this period, by providing resources to help them continue.

SMEs who receive funding will also be provided with complimentary support for one month to fulfill their marketing objectives.

BRDGE has also been actively connecting SMEs to opportunities and initiatives beyond funding, such as organising WeConnect, a networking event for SMEs to develop partnerships and engage one another.

Moving forward, BRDGE has also announced intentions to expand operations into Indonesia and is currently in the process of securing regulatory permission from the relevant authorities.

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