Search Fund Opportunities as an Investor

The Searchfund Searcher has returned to discuss Part II of his guide on investing in Search Funds. Today you will learn how to analyze Search Funds, how to pick the right Searcher, and how to analyze the deal. You can find Part I of this guide here. There are many ways to consider a Search […]

How to Start Investing with Search Funds

What is a Search Fund? A Search Fund is a variant of Private Equity (PE) based around a single person buying a single business to be its CEO. Imagine that instead of a big fund building a portfolio, an individual who feels entrepreneurial but has no ideas for a new business follows the PE model. […]

STEM Employee’s Guide to Real Estate Investing

Most real estate investing advice is geared toward people who can’t wait to quit their jobs. But what about those of us who love our jobs and never intend to quit them, or those of us who need the financial security of a steady job we’re already trained to do? The following is my answer […]

How To Invest In Startups – Part 2

Welcome back. This is part two of Silicon Valley Investors Club’s guide to getting started in startup investing.  In part one of this guide, we talked about the first two steps of startup investing: to create a startup investing budget and to determine your target market. In part two of this article, we will talk […]

How To Invest In Startups – Part 1

investing in a startup

This article is written by Yigit Ihlamur (@yihlamur), co-founder and general partner at Vela Partners, an AI-enabled venture capital firm.  As a venture capital firm, Vela Partners is frequently approached for advice about startups. How does someone build a successful startup? How does someone invest in a promising startup? Many articles try to answer the […]

How To Invest In Startups With Angel Syndicates


Dan Hightower, a two time venture-backed founder and Angel investor, shares how to invest in startups with an angel syndicate from how to start to picking a syndicate and making your first deal.

Managing Hybrid Teams

Trista led Google’s global team development initiatives and is currently the founder and CEO of Regroup, a team development company. She was also a member of many hybrid teams over her 11-years at Google, so she speaks from experience. You can learn more about Trista on her blog here and follow her on LinkedIn. In […]

Building Wealth with Index Funds, Angel Investing, and Venture Capital

Introduction A necessary, but awkward topic. It’s something that’s talked about in fragments for most and enviously for some. I’m talking about wealth, and today, in particular, a set of effective methods for building wealth observed across wealthy individuals in Silicon Valley. Wealth is a means to fund a desirable quality of life for you […]