October 10, 2016

How to Invest Wisely in Private Companies

by Amanda Hayman '17

Michael Driscoll, MBA ’89, Ed.D., clinical assistant professor at Adelphi University’s Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, was one of the nine experts who offered advice in a U.S. News & World Report article on the do’s and don’ts of investing in private companies.

“In addition to a trust factor, there’s some comfort in knowing the history of the firm and what its growth pattern has been,” Driscoll told U.S. News & World Report. If you don’t know the founders directly, Driscoll said use your network “to learn about interesting companies that may be in need of capital infusions. This helps to identify companies long on ideas and entrepreneurial spirit, but short on capital.”

Read the full U.S. News & World Report article.

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