Andy Gordon

Co-Founder, Early Investing

Andy has three decades of experience in the private and public sectors as an entrepreneur and advisor. The CIA, former Maryland Governor William Donald Schaefer, and Fortune 500 companies such as Lockheed Martin and Dow Chemical have all trusted his advice. Andy founded and ran an international trade and finance company based in Asia. Upon returning to the U.S., he joined a Florida investment advisory service that quickly gained a reputation for recommending companies with outstanding value and fundamentals. Andy has taught marketing and finance courses at local Maryland universities and has written a half-dozen books on global business, published by McGraw-Hill, Frost & Sullivan and others. He now regularly shares his worldly knowledge about investing in startups, cryptocurrency and cannabis with everyday investors in the free daily e-letter, Early Investing.

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Why Seed Investing Is Better for You

There’s a reason funds prefer investing in startups during their Series A and Series B rounds. But for individuals, seed investing is the place to be.

Big Oil’s Problems Are Just Beginning

The world’s oil-producing countries reached an agreement to cut production earlier this year. But the deal is too little, too late. And it’s just the beginning of the problems facing the oil industry.

Webinar: New Crowdfunding Portal Comes Online

Crowdfunding portals are a critical part of the startup investing ecosystem. And the newest investment platform in the group, Equifund, is trying to add some new wrinkles in the space. Meet Equifund’s founder and CEO, Jordan Gillissie, in this special webinar.

Public vs. Private Shares? It’s No Contest

Investors take on a little more risk by buying into startups in a tough business environment. But the outsized rewards justify the investment.

Webinar: Ask This Startup Founder About His Move to COVID-19 Tests

20/20 GeneSystems’ founder and CEO answers questions about the company moving into providing rapid COVID-19 tests.

Republic Explains the SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Changes and SAFEs

In this special Q&A, Republic answers our questions about the SEC’s proposed changes to crowdfunding and gives us a master class on SAFEs.

Attention Online Shoppers: Time to Invest in New Digital Marketplaces

The key to investing in new digital marketplaces is to do it early.

Venture Capital Insanity Should Help Crowdfunders

Venture capitalists are overreacting to 2019. And it will create some terrific investment opportunities for equity crowdfunders in 2020.