VC Crowd Review: Making Venture Capitalism Available To All

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Venture Capitalism can be highly lucrative, making billions in profits for those who have the means to access it. The problem is, it’s closed off to most people. In the United Kingdom, for example, you need to be a ‘high net-worth individual’ or ‘sophisticated investor’ to even have the opportunity. You can self-certify as a high net-worth individual (HNWI) by earning at least £100,000 per year or have net assets (excluding your property, pension rights, etc) of at least £250,000. So yeah… it’s a pretty exclusive club. If you’ve ever watched Dragon’s Den on TV you’ll have seen the likes of Peter Jones … Read more

Voyager Digital: CEO Steve Ehrlich goes into Survival Mode

Steve Ehrlich, Voyager Digital CEO

The crypto market is having a tough time and Voyager Digital Ltd has not been able to avoid getting dragged in. Back in November 2021, the total crypto market was worth around $3tn. However, after a series of events including the war in Ukraine, rising interest rates and the collapse of Terra (LUNA), it’s now worth less than a third of that. Global stock markets are also way down, but not by the same amount. The main reason is that crypto is still a risky asset class and there’s not so much ‘cheap’ money around. At times of uncertainty, many investors stay … Read more