Investing 101: What is Private Equity Investment?

Every time we think about investments, we are biased to think immediately about the stock market. And for many people around the world, this is the only way to have access to a company's ownership. What if I tell you that there is a vast world of investments in non-listed-in-stock-market companies? This parallel universe of investments is known as Private Equity.

Investing 101: Fixed income [Bonds], the counterweight in a portfolio

After discussing stocks in last weeks’ blog (How to Build a Stock Portfolio?), this week I want to cover fixed-income investments. 

Investing 101: What type of investor are you?

If you are reading this article, that means that you already are confident that you want to invest in the stock market. In my last blog “Why is it a good idea to start investing now”, I provided some clear historical evidence proving that there is no place for fear when markets are volatile and uncertain, but a huge opportunity to buy stocks at a affordable level and to be part of the next..

Q&A with Intrinio & SCI

Rachel Carpenter is cofounder and CEO of Intrinio, a startup that offers an accessible and affordable marketplace for financial data. As a startup that depends on accessing financial data, Spartan Capital Intelligence has worked with Intrinio to launch our investment advisory startup over the past year.  We recently spoke with Rachel about what it takes to run a startup and her advice on a..