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.
Articles by Adam Sharp
Trading Too Much Hurts Returns
January 3, 2020
Data shows investors who trade too much underperform their “buy-and-hold” peers.
SEC Considers Opening Up “Accredited Investor” Status to More Investors
December 20, 2019
The definition of “accredited investor” may be changing soon. Here’s how this could expand your investment options.
Mailbag: Defining Reasonable Revenue Growth
October 27, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team explains reasonable revenue growth numbers and underperforming IPOs.
How Will We Deal With All the Debt?
October 25, 2019
Today, we explore the options that countries around the world have for paying off their unsustainable debt.
Mailbag: Lessons Learned From Bad Investments
October 20, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, Andy Gordon shares what he learned from the worst investment he ever made and Adam Sharp explains why he’s not buying Beyond Meat.
Tell the SEC to Update Its Definition of “Accredited Investor”
October 11, 2019
Accredited investors still have more startup investing options than everyone else. Let’s change that.
Mailbag: Early Investors Don’t Need to Worry About WeWork
October 6, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team addresses celebrity investors and the WeWork debacle’s impact on the startup investing world.
Mailbag: Learn From Venture Capital Investors’ Mistakes
September 29, 2019
In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing team tackles startup investing tips and lessons learned from the WeWork IPO debacle.