Adam Sharp

Co-Founder, Early Investing

An active investor in more than 80 startups, Adam brings his extensive experience, research, due diligence and industry connections to guide readers through the exciting new investment space known as equity crowdfunding. As a former financial advisor, he also has extensive experience with internet marketing and financial writing. Adam has worked as a consultant for leading web properties with millions of visitors per day. He has built three profitable web businesses. And he now regularly shares his knowledge about investing in startups, cryptocurrency and cannabis in his free daily e-letter, Early Investing.

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Mailbag: Silicon Valley Isn’t the Only Place to Find Startup Investments

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team talks Silicon Valley investments and equity crowdfunding portals.

Mailbag: Don’t Take This Wall Street Investing Maxim as Gospel

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explores investing in new sectors and understanding why the Fed is lowering interest rates.

Are Passive Funds a Threat to the Market?

Dr. Michael Burry was the real trader behind The Big Short, and he made a fortune betting against the subprime market. Now he’s warning about passive investing…

Mailbag: How to Tell if Your Startup Is Flourishing

This week, the Early Investing team addresses the first thing it notices about a promising startup and how to tell if a startup investment is flourishing.

The Top 3 Cannabis ETFs for 2019 and Beyond

As the cannabis market grows, cannabis ETFs are becoming a promising investment option. Here are Adam’s top three.

Mailbag: Three Essential Questions to Ask Startup Founders

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team provides the first three questions they always ask founders and describes how to transfer ownership of startup shares.

News Fix: American Bar Association, Senators Ask Government for Clarity on Cannabis

In the news this week: New York seals 350 marijuana records, the SEC delays decisions on bitcoin ETF proposals and a former Congressman says “I told you so.”

GE’s Alleged Fraud: Another Reason to Invest in Startups

Today Adam looks at the explosive allegations that General Electric has committed $38 billion in fraud.