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What are risks and how can I avoid them?

  • How risky is investing in startups?

    Very risky! Investing in startups is like a card game. The probability of loosing your entire investment is high. You should not invest your entire investment portfolio in startups. Make sure you allocate an appropriate amount that if lost will not have a negative impact on your life standard. At t ...

    Jun 05, 2017 15:34
  • Could I lose my investment?

    Many of startup businesses fail and therefore investing may involve significant risk. You might lose all, or part, of your investment. You should only invest an amount you are comfortable losing and should build a diversified portfolio to spread the risk. ...

    Jun 01, 2016 20:43
  • How can I decrease investment concentration risk?

    You may be able to decrease concentration risk by diversifying your investments and leveraging the wisdom of the crowd. Diversify your portfolio by making multiple small investments to lessen the risk. Remember that even if recommended, diversification does not assure a profit or provide a gu ...

    Sep 04, 2019 18:10
  • How many investments should I make?

    At TruCrowd, we recommend diversification: making a number of small investments as opposed to one or two larger investments. For example, if you have $2,000 to invest it might be appropriate to make 10 separate $200 investments instead of two $1,000 investments. However, be advised that diversifica ...

    Jul 12, 2019 19:57
  • What risks do specific security types have?

    Investing in start-up and early-stage businesses can be very rewarding, but investing in those businesses involves a number of risks. To invest in businesses through truCrowd, you need to understand the following important risks: Risk of Loss of Investment Most startup businesses fail and th ...

    Sep 04, 2019 17:27
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