How To Invest in Blockchain
Learn the different ways blockchain is disrupting major global industries and how to invest in early stage blockchain technologies
Learn the different ways blockchain is disrupting major global industries and how to invest in early stage blockchain technologies
Want to invest in web3 but don’t know where to start? We got you covered! Read on to learn how to evaluate digital asset projects so you can make informed investment decisions.
If you’re a startup founder, you know that raising startup capital invites a whole host of opportunities for your business to grow and scale. It’s an exciting time for your business to grow from an early-stage startup to a fully-operational business, and w...
We are in the beginning stages of a new nuclear renaissance. Nuclear is safer and cleaner than most other energy sources, and we believe it's the future. Republic Capital’s newest research report: The State of Nuclear.
In the world of venture capital, the process of evaluating investment opportunities requires a blend of strategic thinking, market understanding, and financial acumen. We’ve had a few investors reach out and ask what to look for when investing in early-sta...
A Wallet for the Future of Finance Since our inception in 2017, Republic has focused on building financial products that improve access to private financial markets. Today, our team is thrilled to introduce a new product that serves that very mission—Repu...
Discover the untapped potential of AI investment as the platform layer of generative AI and LLMs takes shape.
AI's emergence is prompting a significant shift in VC investing, marking the start of a new innovation cycle. How investors can take advantage of this new cycle today.
Insights to successful late-stage exits and opportunities for Republic Deal Room members
ABOUT NIBIRU CHAIN Decentralized Finance (DeFi) has long faced a persistent problem in providing a user experience that matches the ease of use, flexibility, and efficiency found in centralized exchange-based products. This has resulted in the DeFi space ...
LimeWire is entering web3 by creating a subscription platform for creators and fans to connect. The team has introduced LMWR — a token that will power the LimeWire ecosystem.
Skybound Entertainment, the multimedia company founded by "The Walking Dead" comic series creator Robert Kirkman, has unveiled a new horror comedy film, Renfield. Skybound is raising on Republic · View campaign → This unique take on the Dracul...
What is the Internet of Things, how does it work, and where can I find opportunities to invest? All of these questions and more are covered in this comprehensive post about all things IoT.
Learn more about Humanode, a cutting-edge crypto network based on human biometrics.
Seedrs is officially part of Republic! The first ever global private investment marketplace is here. Read more about it in this letter from the Seedrs CEO, Jeff Kelisky.
Oasys is an elegant layer-1 blockchain explicitly designed for gaming.
How you can add this well-known asset class to your investment portfolio—no gallery space needed.
Based on your income, net worth, and other factors, you might qualify as an accredited investor without even realizing it. Here’s how to find out (and why you should want to).
In this post, we will cover the rapidly-growing electric vehicle industry and discuss how and where to spot EV investment opportunities
There's no doubt that machine learning (“ML”) is one of the hottest trends in the tech world right now. And with good reason—this technology has the potential to transform industries and the way we live and work. In recent years, there has been a major su...
Learn what augmented reality is, how it works, and how to invest
Join us in welcoming our newest cohort of Venture Partners to Republic. As Republic continues to expand internationally, so does the Venture Partner community. This cohort adds 42 new VPs from 13 countries to our network. These mission-driven VCs and part...
Learn this key metric to evaluate a business like a shark.
While Three Arrows Capital goes missing, the true believers take advantage of a chilly winter.
Whether you’re interested in making an investment in virtual reality or just curious about the capabilities of the technology, this post is for you.
Learn all about some of the common investments people use to build long-term wealth
Gotham City draws thousands of NFT enthusiasts; old money is looking to vulture new money + a reminder of why Satoshi built this thing in the first place.
While the market sells off, a major lender closes the door to customer transactions. Meanwhile, the brightest minds in crypto convene in Austin to discuss the latest and greatest digital asset creations.
When the economy takes a nosedive, the stock market suffers too. But for startups, economic downturns (and even recessions) can actually give them a boost. Here’s how.
From Republic Crypto: This security-focused L2 network secured by zero-knowledge technology aims to unify the world’s blockchains by making multi-chain crypto trading dApps more secure, efficient, and easy to use for developers and users.
As the public markets take a beating, many investors are turning to alternative assets, like startups. That’s because historically, recessions have bred unicorns. Here are 10 famous examples.
As world leaders and economists warn of a possible recession, we’re taking a deep dive into alternative assets—like startups—and why they can be great options for market pullbacks.
A closer look at Asia’s burgeoning private markets, Republic’s global expansion, and AAPI-founded opportunities you can find right here.
A comprehensive understanding of what equity is and how it works
In this article, we’ll dig into what makes tech companies so exciting… plus the top tech sectors to watch in 2022.
It’s the third and final part of our series on evaluating startups! Today, let’s talk traction, progress, and other indicators of success.
Happy Earth Day! In this post, we'll debunk the crypto unsustainability myth once and for all.
We’re back with Week 2 of our series on evaluating deals! Today, let’s talk about some of the things VCs and angel investors like to see in a founding team.
Discover what a cap table is, how to read one, and exactly what makes this handy list so important
Welcome to Week 1 of our three-part series on evaluating deals! Today, we'll cover some of the key things VCs and angel investors look at when assessing markets.
The largest Blockchain smart contract platform Ethereum is moving towards Proof of Stake consensus from Proof of Work. This period of time is a pivotal point in the decentralized network’s history as the network has processed an excess of $1 trillion USD i...
We're thrilled to announce that Republic is officially expanding its business operations to Asia, starting with three new investments and partnerships with businesses in Korea.
A comprehensive guide to the history and inner workings of the VC industry
Happy April Fools’ Day! Today is all about having fun with harmless pranks and jokes. Less fun?: Tax season. We’re officially in the home stretch, with just 17 days left until the deadline. Whether you’ve already filed, you’re halfway done, or you’re leav...
Take a deep dive into a16z’s portfolio, and learn the diversification strategies they use to mitigate risk and maximize returns
There are three major driving forces that determine whether or not an angel investor’s portfolio takes off. First–and most impactful–is due diligence… but truthfully, intuition and chance play a part too. That’s why top angel investors and VCs spread t...
Venture capital is one of the most lucrative (and competitive) pursuits on the planet. Much like in the celebrity world, the most successful VCs live big, flashy lives, full of access and publicity. (In that same vein, Silicon Valley is a bit like Holl...
Decentralized finance (DeFi) promises to evolve into a revolutionary new industry that empowers the masses to do more with their money and access the opportunities that were previously reserved only for professional investors, banks, corporate giants, gove...
This year's theme set by the National Women's History Alliance is "Providing Healing, Promoting Hope."
The Rise of Solana DeFi’s Money Legos Over the past year, decentralized finance (DeFi) has exploded in both value and adoption. The total value locked (TVL) in DeFi has grown by over 500%, from $51 billion to over $207 billion since last March, and multip...
“Being an experienced angel investor is like knowing one of the six winning lottery numbers in advance.” Naval Ravikant Have you ever played Powerball? How many tickets did you buy? If you’re like most people, you probably bought one ticket and hope...
Republic Realm, now known as Everyrealm, has secured a Series A round led by Arianna Simpson of a16z with participation from Coinbase Ventures, Valor Equity Partners, and other prominent VCs and angel investors.
Learn the strategies top portfolio managers use to obtain optimal returns
Learn the basics of special purpose acquisition companies
Reservation Campaigns allow companies who are considering raising capital to see if there’s interest in their campaign before officially filing with the SEC.
Passion about concepts trumps passion about opportunities.
Most people are familiar with the term "inflation," but few truly grasp what it means and what causes it. In this post, we'll look at how inflation affects your finances and what you can do to protect yourself.
Dear Republic Community, Nearly six years ago, we set out to build Republic because we knew the future of investing wouldn’t just be about bets – it would be about beliefs. It would be about choosing which journeys you take part in and which ideas y...
Learn the basics of investing in cryptocurrencies with this beginner’s guide
Finance is getting a face lift and the Venture Partners are here to lead the way. They are VCs, accelerators, operators, and ecosystem builders on board with our mission to democratize access to capital.
Republic is thrilled to announce a new member of our team. As we continue our commitment to having world-class, diverse teammates in every area of our business, we’ve also grown our leadership through several new senior hires. One of which we're int...
Flexibility builds wellness in more ways than one!
Learn how to keep your digital assets safe in the ever-changing world of crypto.
Less than 5% acceptance rate: we carefully select startups from thousands of applications. “A much higher screening process.”— Jason Calacanis about Republic The selection and review process: 1. Initial screening We first look for strong positiv...
A new way to invest in the games you love
Cutting out the middlemen in customizable furniture
In the last of this three part series, we will cover everything you need to know about term notes.
In the second of this three part series, we will cover everything you need to know about revenue sharing notes.
For businesses, delivering products and services securely over the blockchain can be a challenging endeavor—fraught with security risks, regulatory hurdles, and development roadblocks. The challenge is even more pronounced for an organization acting as a c...
In the first of this three part series on debt instruments, we will cover everything you need to know about convertible notes.
A passion for biohacking becomes a path to helping others
Diving into Litigation Financing and how investors can learn more about this asset class.
Republic has announced a $150M Series B round led by Valor Equity Partners. Valor, known for early investments in SpaceX and Tesla, is adding Republic to its portfolio as a bet on the future of private investing and digital assets.
If you want to change how people eat: Work hard. Play hard. And never compromise your vision.
Blockchain is widely considered as a disruptive technology, with innovative applications in practically every sector. Like any newly adopted technology, it has weaknesses. Right now, the vast majority of blockchains operate a public ledger, which means th...
What’s the first step to legitimizing cannabis? Do your homework.
Products to help make traditional and crypto businesses more accessible, efficient, and secure
Embracing the challenge of stopping climate change through livestock feed
With a focus on sustainability, this founder sees challenge as a catalyst for innovation
Solutions, tools, and multiverses for the future of the professional NFT industry
How Republic Crypto is building the next crypto proving ground
How money management can make life that much sweeter
A couple’s mission to globalize natural hair care
Republic's program for building a world-changing Venture Partner community is more robust, more inclusive, and reaching out across 6 continents.
Longtime friends turn a crazy idea into category-defining golf gear
Treating your body and trusting your gut: a farm-to-founder story
From carpentry to MIT, how one founder is changing the construction industry
Will real estate be the next sector to migrate into this wildly popular investment category?
Members of Republic Crypto will sit on a panel for Building Out Loud, which aims to bolster blockchain innovation in India
A people-first approach to transforming the cannabis industry
A look back at the inaugural season of Republic’s podcast
How to make America's favorite asset class work for you
Podcasting with Shalini Vadhera, Founder and CEO of Ready Set Jet
A VR streaming platform for events and experiences, CEEK is here to empower artists and disrupt the economics of the music industry
Today we're thrilled to announce a new partnership with our friends at 500 Startups. 500 Startups is a global venture capital firm and accelerator that incubates startups. They've invested in over 2,500 startups and supported 6,000+ founders. (Includ...
From New Jersey to Uganda, one founder's journey to support Africa's working class
Podcasting with Chris Boyd, Co-founder and CEO of Drink Monday
A family's mission to bring a South African snack to America
We dive into the motivation and economics behind environmentally-friendly, cruelty-free alternatives to meat and dairy
Podcasting with Adi Sideman, Co-Founder and CEO of Props Project
Regulation A, Tier II makes it possible for virtually anyone to invest in private companies
Podcasting with Justin Bailey, Founder of Fig
Let's look into one of the potential major links between crypto and the traditional world: crypto-funded lending for business
Podcasting with Alex Wang, CEO and Co-Founder of Ember Fund
Podcasting with Kendrick Nguyen, Co-Founder and CEO of Republic
Find out how Reg CF works in our investor education guide
Please welcome the VP5 cohort to the Republic community
Looking back and looking forward on Republic's venture partner community
The first two editions of the Women in Investing series brought together a cadre of remarkable female entrepreneurs. Alongside Republic’s own Lisa Carmen Wang, they introduced our users to investing and the importance of building communities. For th...
Insights from Brianna McDonald, Allison Medina, Sonia Nagar, Esosa Ighodaro, and Cheryl Campos
Melissa Barash and Namarata Banerjee want you to meet 27 Republic Venture Partners who are making venture capital more inclusive.
The team behind one of this year's most talked-about crypto projects provides insights into their technology and vision for a Decentralized Data Cloud
Why now might be time to consider buying virtual land in the metaverse of Decentraland
Everything you need to know about virtual worlds, virtual land, and the metaverse. Now, more than ever, people are turning to alternate, virtual realities to complement their existence in the real world. These worlds, or metaverses, are becoming establis...
The first thing that comes to mind when you think “internet currency” is Bitcoin: decentralized, uncontrollable, unregulated, its monetary policy set in stone. However, BTC’s high volatility is suboptimal for everyday transactions. Enter stablecoins.
Announcing our $36M Series A to fund the next chapter in expanding investment access
What is digital real estate? Everything you need to know to consider investing. When our nomadic ancestors decided to settle down into an agricultural society, the idea of land ownership, homeownership, and real estate was born. In a mere 6,000 years, rea...
New SEC rules go into effect today!
DeFi is here, with CERE Network leading the way
Republic Cities is launching in Miami, FL to celebrate the powerful innovation ecosystem of greater Miami! Join us to learn why Miami is becoming a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, and meet some of the young companies leading the way.
We're excited to announce that Randi Zuckerberg is joining Republic as an advisor
A private investment network unlocking deals for accredited investors
The times are ch-ch-ch-changin'. (In the world of investing, that is.) If you've been following the news, you saw what happened with Gamestop and Reddit. Individual investors showed their collective power, and they’re here to stay. If you've been watching...
A personal letter from the CEO of Republic: the future of investing is upon us
At Republic, we have focused on democratizing access to private investing from the beginning. It has been our north star to give founders access to the capital they need to thrive, while allowing the masses to invest early in companies they believe in. Mor...
With the introduction of the VP4 cohort, Republic Venture Partners are now more than 100 strong.
Plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy are increasingly popular with consumers. In this article we review 4 live deals on Republic in this space.
By nature, startups are long-term investments. Today we go over the pros and cons of this unique asset class.
In this article we cover three of the most important aspects of analyzing startup deals: traction, team, and product.
Startups need to raise money to finance their operations. This guide teaches you about the different stages of raising money within the world of venture capital.
This year we're sharing special holiday deals from 16 Republic portfolio companies. Come see the offerings from these innovative startups.
Evaluating a founder can be just as, if not more, important as the startup itself. So, how can you evaluate a startup founder? Read these quick tips to help you identify a founder worth investing in.
Today we go over how money is made in startup investments, typically through an IPO or an acquisition (a startup exit).
A detailed overview of how investing in private startup companies and other assets works on Republic.
Find out how including real estate in your portfolio can help protect your assets and optimize returns.
We've compiled wisdom from some of the world's best startup investors, including Naval Ravikant, Fred Wilson, and Jenny Lee.
What’s the best way for founders to meet and pitch angel investors? Here’s a basic overview with tips on how to find and pitch to angel investors.
Third acquisition in 2020. NextSeed CEO becomes Republic COO.
Unsure of what to look for in a real estate crowdinvestment opportunity? If you’re thinking of building your real estate portfolio, read this first.
One of Republic's own crypto experts takes a deep dive into decentralized finance (DeFi). Tokens, lending, collateral, and much more.
Learn what single family residential ("SFR") real estate is and why some of the most sophisticated real estate investors are paying close attention to this asset class.
Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (also known as the SEC) made an important announcement that stands to unquestionably improve regulated startup and private investing. Most significantly, the SEC will increase the maximum amount that can be rai...
We're thrilled to welcome investors Jon Najarian and Kevin Harrington to Republic. You can now follow their investments and check out their deals. Follow Jon Follow Kevin Today we’re going to meet these seasoned investors. ...
Amid all of the chaos and noise that 2020 has brought, we at Republic know that we still have a job to do. Republic was founded on the premise that it was high time to democratize private investing in America, in order to give more Americans access to grow...
Understanding real estate crowdfunding: how it works, the players involved, and why it’s taking off.
Angel investing was previously only available to the wealthy. Today, anyone can invest in promising private startups and become an online angel investor.
DeFi continues its march through the crypto world. Republic and Byzantine Solutions open an introductory series to convey everything an investor needs to know about decentralized finance. This is the first in a series of Defi educational pieces.
The four investment strategies: Core, Core Plus, Value-Add, and Opportunistic, are used to explain the risk-reward characteristics of real estate investments.
Brandon serves as a Research Lead for the Chief Innovation Office & a Venture Capital Investor at Samsung NEXT. Samsung NEXT is the software & service innovation center for Samsung Electronics. Brandon Hoffman manages Innovation & Research at ...
Five years ago you needed to be a wealthy “accredited investor” to be an angel investor (in most cases). Startup deals were very secretive, and you usually had to know someone to get access to quality opportunities. That all changed from 2015 to 201...
DeFi has taken the crypto world by storm. In this article, Republic provides an overview of the DeFi ecosystem and its potential to create a more open financial system.
This quick guide gives aspiring real estate investors 11 valuable tips for investing in rental properties.
A Stanford dropout and a washed-up musician walk into a bar...
Collaborate with your Republic investors to bring additional value to your business.
This article aims to quickly clarify any potential confusion when we talk about rewards and crowdfunding so that you can make the best investment or fundraising decision.
Can you tell us about your role at Ava Labs and what kind of companies you work with? I am the VP of Marketing at Ava Labs and joined the team in early May. Ava Labs makes it simple to launch financial applications using blockchain technology; our flagshi...
Republic is happy to announce that we have added an additional self-directed IRA services partner, AltoIRA. Learn more about this new feature.
Hi Everyone, I’m John Azubuike, an Investor at Owl Ventures, which is a multistage EdTech / Future of Work fund in San Francisco. I’ve been lucky enough to have worked across seed stage, venture stage, growth stage and private equity investment platforms ...
This blockchain glossary provides 10 key terminologies essential to start understanding the key concept of this revolutionary technology.
Homeownership may seem daunting, or even infeasible, but there are alternative paths to get there. Learn why rent-to-own homes may be a smart option.
Many companies seek financing to fund business growth. If you’re seeking funding, this article explains the differences and funding approaches between angel investors and VCs.
Over recent years it has finally become possible to invest in private startups through a “self-directed” IRA. Investing in startup companies through an IRA could have substantial long-term tax benefits if gains are realized.
Has the subject of investing in bonds ever confused you? Have you ever considered investing in them? Do you ever wish you knew more about where to get started? In this article, we unravel all you need to invest profitably in bonds.
Hola! I'm Pranavi and I'm on the investment team at Acceleprise Ventures, a pre-seed and seed stage B2B SaaS venture fund, and accelerator with offices in San Francisco, New York and Toronto. Prior to Acceleprise, I did early stage investing at VU Venture ...
Have you heard of the investment opportunities in student housing? Ever wondered if you'll be able to learn how to partake in this opportunity? This guide shows you how.
Know your options so that you can stand out, execute and ensure your best chance at crowdfunding success. Here’s a really simple guide.
Hi! My name is Noorjit Sidhu. I’m excited to connect and answer any questions that I can be helpful with for this week’s AMA. I hope you are all retaining balance and staying safe in this environment. I’m currently an investor at Plug and Play Ventu...
We’re excited to announce the Republic Note hit its target thanks to over $11 million in Reg D subscriptions as well as over $5 million in reservations of interest by non-accredited investors.
Learn about the various ways to tap into real estate investing, the world’s largest asset class.
My name is Orrin Ailloni-Charas, MD, MBA, and I am the CEO and Managing Partner of the Global Health Impact Fund. I am fortunate to have had extensive experience in both clinical medicine and venture capital. After graduating from the University of P...
Learn from the past to unlock wealth in the future.
Funding startups is never easy. But thanks to a greater number of people getting in on the investment game, there are more avenues for finding investors today. Read our guide to get started.
4 years, 200 companies, $150 million, and 700,000 members later.
Hi everyone! My name is Jackie Hyland and I’m very excited to connect with you all and hear your questions during this week’s AMA. A little bit about me, I grew up in Houston, Texas, and I spent a large part of my 20s living in a variety of cities a...
Real estate investors have a ton of options. Learn why investing in condos might be a smart place to start.
Learn about the merits of condo investing and how this asset class could be a good complement to your existing real estate portfolio.
Cryptocurrencies are a new and exciting way to invest in internet-native, digital startups. Check out our new guide for Investing in crypto!
Coinlist Co-Founder and President Andy Bromberg discusses the Republic Note and the future of STOs (security token offerings).
Investing in mutual funds can be a quick way to start building or further diversifying your portfolio.
Republic Co-Founder Kendrick Nguyen recently did a Q&A with the community about the Republic Note. Here are the highlights.
We're thrilled to announce 30 new Republic Venture Partners. These entrepreneurs, investors, and experts are helping us level the playing field for funding around the country. Learn about the mission and partners.
The Republic Note is a first of its kind profit-sharing token that allows holders to share in Republic Core’s profits when startups and private equities in our ecosystem succeed. It will be available for accredited investors to purchase starting July 16 in...
Howdy Y'all - I'm Greg Bennett, an early stage investor at Kapor Capital in Oakland, CA. I joined Kapor Capital in 2019 and focus on Agtech, Energy, and Infrastructure investments. Prior to joining Kapor Capital, I was a consultant for several fund...
Finding angel investors for your startup is easier than ever today. Read our guide to get started.
Republic was created with the mission to democratize access to private investing. This mission involves bringing the public the best investment opportunities otherwise limited to a closed network of venture capitalists. Today we are excited to deliver on t...
Beyond willpower: the business of helping others
As a serial entrepreneur and executive, Christy has spent 20 years as an accomplished leader focusing on human capital services and technologies. In 2019 following her departure from an executive role in a global human capital technology company, she retur...
Looking to find new investors for your startup or business? Here we list 14 time-tested fundraising ideas to help you find the right investors.
Republic acquires real estate investment platform Compound. Now, you can invest in high-quality, vetted real estate offerings like you already invest in startups.
At Republic we are constantly exploring new ways to connect companies with their customers and potential new investors.
What is Bitcoin? How can you purchase Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Learn all about it in our complete guide.
Hi There! I’m Kofi Ampadu, a startup advisor and investor who focuses on consumer brand startups. I am looking forward to answering your questions during this week’s AMA. A little bit about myself. I have more than 10 years of experience in the cons...
Hiya — I’m Allie Felix, a community builder who supports early stage startups at Embarc Collective in Tampa Bay, Florida. My passion and secret power is to connect people to resources and opportunities, so I’m excited to meet you during this week's AMA! A ...
Looking to find new investors for your startup or business? Here we list 14 time-tested methods to find the right investors for you.
Hey folks! My name is Harold Hughes and I'm looking forward to connecting with all of you in this week's AMA. But before we get started, I want to share a little about myself. I'm a first-generation American born in NYC and raised in South Carolina. I'm a...
It has been four years since private startup investing was opened to everyone. Today we go over progress so far, and look at what may be coming next.
Hey y’all, I’m Dustin Shay. I’m excited to hear (and attempt to answer) your questions during this week’s AMA. I work to break down barriers keeping entrepreneurship from making impact on issues that matter. Less than 15% of companies on the unicorn...
Do you want to start investing, but aren’t sure where to begin? Our handy guide explains timing, asset classes, and more.
Investing in startups is a novel concept for many. It's untraditional, with higher risk and reward profiles. Learn more.
In this article we cover a few basic tips for assessing startups raising on Republic.
Hey, I’m Brandon Andrews, and I look forward to engaging with you during this week’s AMA. I’m an entrepreneur and investor with professional experience that spans government, tech, entertainment, and philanthropy. At Values Partnerships, I deve...
So what is an angel investor, anyway? In this article we explain everything you need to know about these startup investors.
In this article we cover how Republic makes it easy to create a diversified startup portfolio.
I am Chante, a growth strategist championing innovative technologies and solutions that solve major problems for cities related to the built environment, mobility, agriculture, energy, property, etc. I lead business strategy engagements as Vice President a...
Friends, mentors & supporters coming together to support startups with Republic. We have all seen resources floating around: the guides, the care packages, the cheat sheets on how to survive & thrive in this COVID-19 era. However at Republic, a ...
Fig is a groundbreaking publishing platform that lets video game fans invest in returns from games they back through Fig and be rewarded for their success.
The unlikely trio transforming an industry
Announcing the Republic Note, a new digital security that will pay out dividends to holders if and when parts of the Republic ecosystem earn certain revenue.
Learn about the various ways unaccredited and accredited investors can add real estate assets to their diversified investment portfolio.
This article will discuss the various ways new investors can dip their toe into the wide range of investment opportunities available to them.
Learn about crowdfunding and how it helps businesses grow. Discover the different types of crowdfunding and how to get involved.
You can now follow influential angel investors and VCs on Republic, starting with Chamillionaire
Build a diversified portfolio auto-magically with Autopilot
Hear from four leading VCs about their approach to investing, where they see the industry going, and what they do when they’re not at the office.
Shop discounts with Republic's past and present startups.
Linen App partners with Republic for the first-ever exempt from registration private equity giveaway.
Ben Burman of Republic talks to us about his podcast, his time at Republic, and what he wish more startups knew about fundraising.
We talked to Republic's Brooke Robbins about what brought her to Republic, what she does outside of work, and the causes she cares about.
Mayra Ceja, Republic Advisor, venture capitalist, and host of Venture Unplugged, sat down with us to talk about her first foray into the podcasting world, what it’s like to interview founders about startups and themselves, and the best advice she’s re...
Starting today, we’re expanding the Note bounty program, so you can earn even more Notes! Plus, learn about our Note Challenge.
What are unicorns in the startup world, and how do you spot one in the wild?
The first ever regulated security airdrop is now live on Republic. Learn how you can be a part of this milestone.
Impact investing lets you invest in social and environmental changes. But how does it work, and how can you become an impact investor on Republic?
InnaMed sold out and reached the maximum funding cap. Now, if you're a Note holder, you can gain priority access to the InnaMed waitlist.
Republic turns 3 today. To celebrate, we're looking back on everything that got us here — and giving back to our investors.
Knowing the power of relationships, from the NFL to Silicon Valley
Today, Republic announced the acquisition of SheWorx, the prominent global platform and event series empowering 20,000+ female entrepreneurs to build and scale successful companies.
What is a Securities Token Offering? And when is it a good idea? Republic breaks it down for you in this introduction to STOs.
Announcing Radar, a new product that allows VCs and other institutional investors access to a diverse and global database of blockchain projects.
Cryptogoods and Non-Fungible Tokens have stolen the spotlight in 2018 - what are they all about and what are the challenges?
Finding transparency, visibility, and a product within the blockchain ecosystem.
This piece will help you learn how to understand different types of terms early-stage startups may offer when fundraising, as part of our series on "How to Hack Angel Investing."
As part of our "How to Hack Angel Investing" series, this piece will help you learn how to identify and evaluate traction in early-stage startups.
An explanation of one of crypto's applications: token-curated registries. What are they? What are they used for? What can we do with them?
We talked to and learned from product leaders, investors, and founders to understand some of the keys to identifying promising technology as part of "How to Hack Angel Investing"
A recent poll found that 54% percent of Americans invest in the stock market, either through individual stocks, mutual funds, pensions or retirement plans like a 401(k). But less than 1% have made an angel investment.* Why is that? Because not many people...
On this Veteran's Day, we'd like to honor the more than 20 million US military veterans who served their country, and the more than 2.5 million veterans who returned home to start their own small businesses or startups. "Veteranpreneurship" is on the rise...
Kenneth Ballenegger, Head of Strategy at Republic, is an active angel investor in over 40 companies and a partner at Oyster Ventures. Below, he shares some of the most important qualities you should look for in a startup’s team before deciding to inve...
Clifton McMillan Jr. is all about diversification—he’s invested in 17 startups since joining Republic in March of 2017. A resident of Alabama, Clifton participates in several 5Ks each year to support charities and nonprofits that raise money to treat disea...
When we think of highly successful entrepreneurs, we often think of bold and fearless personalities, people full of confidence, extraversion, and, to a degree, bullishness. Having these qualities is certainly advantageous for entrepreneurs, but t...
Former NFL safety Ryan Mundy has achieved some impressive feats. He won the 2009 Super Bowl as a rookie while playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he went on to play in the league for seven more seasons. As retirement loomed on the horizon, he began pl...
If anyone knows products, it’s Ryan Hoover. As the CEO and Founder of Product Hunt, he’s seen thousands of products (mostly apps) launch on the platform since its inception in 2013. Now, he’s on the hunt for startups with seemingly crazy ideas to inve...
Understanding startup funding is critical for founders and investors alike, but fully grasping all the intricacies of funding rounds can be confusing for the novice investor. How, after multiple rounds of investing, do investors walk away with a profit? Ho...
If you have a nodding acquaintance with investing or finance, chances are you've heard of blockchain, the technology that powers cryptocurrencies. It's become somewhat of a buzzword, with blockchain projects popping up all over the place, from small unknow...
Last Wednesday we held "How to Hack Angel Investing," our first-ever investor education webinar. Given the positive feedback, we'll be doing deeper dives on portions of the material from the webinar on our blog in the coming weeks. In the meantime,...
Rosanna Lapham, a physician specializing in pathology from South Carolina, saw the need for innovation in healthcare and at one point set out to found a startup specializing in her field with some colleagues. But as a full-time physician, she just didn’t h...
In the eight months since Bellhop's second campaign closed on Republic, a lot has happened. Bellhop had a new round of funding, and now a subsequent funding round is in progress. Last week, the app officially launched in NYC, and the next da...
Renowned angel investor Jason Calacanis is convinced that 12 unicorns are hiding inside the Sydney startup scene, waiting to be discovered. This is one reason he chose to hold his LAUNCH Festival outside of Silicon Valley for the first time in its 10-year ...
Good ideas are universal. Opportunity isn’t. We set out to build Republic because we knew that good ideas are universal, but access to capital isn’t. It’s common knowledge that women and underrepresented founders of color1 are often overlooked by ...
The season finale of Meet The Drapers Sunday night ended with some big news. Tim Draper of famed Draper Associates (and purveyor of bold neckties) announced he’s investing more than $90,000 across five startups on Republic. While the show connects entr...
My second son is four months old today. Maternity leave lasts four months at many large companies like Google, Facebook, and my former employer McKinsey. As COO of a seed-stage startup, I get lots of questions about how maternity leave worked for me and fo...
Last month, we announced Republic Crypto. PROPS was launched yesterday, Dec. 11 2017 (and fully subscribed within the first hours), as our first Crypto offering, giving unaccredited supporters of the PROPS Project and blockchain enthusiasts every...
Crowdfunding is removing barriers like never before. What was once viewed as isolated industry for a selected few is now accessible to everyone. And we’re thrilled to be part of a TV show that promotes entrepreneurship and enables greater diversity among b...
Bringing Inclusivity to the Blockchain Space Today, we’re announcing Republic Crypto, a line of products designed to bring much-needed accessibility and inclusivity to the blockchain space. On our tested platform, blockchain startups can now engage inve...
Startup equity crowdfunding, only a few years old, is still surrounded by myths and misconceptions. Some of the most common ones keep founders from raising from the crowd. We wanted to get them out of the way. Learn more about what is crowdfunding and ho...
One of the most difficult parts about investing in startups is spotting the winners early. Nobody, not even seasoned investors, can know for certain which startup is going to become a unicorn: so do they do it? We’re sharing tips and advice on inves...
We're excited to announce a partner event with General Assembly, designed to educate founders about the new option on their fundraising menu: equity crowdfunding via Reg CF. Equity crowdfunding now gives founders the chance to raise up to $1M&n...
A year and a half ago, the SEC opened the doors to a new era in startup fundraising: founders can now raise capital for their US-based startups from the public at large, via equity crowdfunding. The opportunity is immense. While VC capital still dominates...
In the last week, we have seen a lot of press about women founders coming forward with stories of unfair and inappropriate treatment that they have faced from male investors in Silicon Valley and elsewhere. Much has been written and many great suggestions ...
It’s LGBTQ Pride month! To celebrate, we’re shining the spotlight on a handful of the inspiring initiatives run by LGBTQ business leaders paving the way for a more inclusive and diverse future. When Tim Cook came out in 2014, he was the only openly gay CE...
Thinking about investing in a startup? A lot of people are attracted to startup investing – who wouldn't want to be an early investor in companies like AirBnB, Spotify or Google? With equity crowdfunding, startup investing is finally available to everyone....
We’re launching Republic today, an online platform where everyone can invest in innovative, mission-driven startups curated by our team. It’s a big step forward in the third wave of democratizing startup financing. The first wave began with reward-based c...
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