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Equity crowdfunding: The next leg in online investing

In 2007, I dipped my big toe into the online finance space when I joined Seeking Alpha. Since then, we’ve seen so much happen in fintech: the past few years have witnessed the rise of the personal finance manager (PFM), the roboadvisor, a new type of currency and underlying infrastructure with Bitcoin, tools to mimic hedge … Continue Reading

Simply invest like a hedge fund — with Mike Kane

In the world of investing, there’s a lot of excitement around roboadvisors. These automated and cheap investment platforms, like Wealthfront and Betterment, are attracting billions of dollars. But, according to Mike Kane, there’s a big problem. Their investment strategies aren’t best of breed and investors will get hammered when markets go south. The CEO of … Continue Reading

Invest in franchises — with ApplePie Capital’s Denise Thomas

Don’t know about you, but owning or investing in a franchise business has always captivated me. Something about local ownership, the brand, a business in a box. But minimum investments were typically too high and who really wants to run a small restaurant or bagel place? ApplePie Capital enables individual investors to build diversified portfolios … Continue Reading

Invest In Small Businesses With An Ecommerce Twist — Kickfurther’s Sean De Clercq

Many people have grown tired of passive investing. Sure, the data show that the more remove the human elements — our evolutionary biases — the better we perform in the stock market. But many investors are getting more and more excited about participating more with their investments (I believe that’s what’s behind much of the … Continue Reading

Investing in litigation finance — with LexShares’ Jay Greenberg

LexShares, a new investing platform co-founded by Jay Greenberg, allows individuals to invest in litigation. Known as ‘litigation finance’, this form of investing hasn’t been available to a wide investor base but returns have been as high as 50%. Jay talks to Zack Miller, Tradestreaming’s host, about the origin of litigation finance and how investors … Continue Reading

Getting financial information in the margins — with Akash Kapur

I don’t know about you but some of the most heated investing discussions happen after a company (say, like, Apple) announces earnings. Investors pore over earnings filings in pursuit for valuable information to support — or refute — an investment thesis. You’re going to want to check out Two Margins, a new site that allows … Continue Reading

About Tradestreaming

Tradestreaming is a community of investors learning directly from experts. I’m Zack Miller, investor, entrepreneur, and founder of Tradestreaming.com and I literally wrote the book on how to invest in the age of Facebook and Twitter. Tradestreaming is the resource I’ve created to help me become a better investor.  I believe it will help you … Continue Reading