Welcome To Portfolia.  New Funds Forming in Women's Health, SAAS, Active Aging, IOT and Organics.

                                                           Welcome to Portfolia.  New funds forming in Active Aging, Women's Health, SAAS and Organics. 

Backing Companies We Believe In and Helping Them Succeed   

Portfolia lets you discover and invest in extraordinary entrepreneurial companies, teams and products you want to see succeed in the marketplace.  You engage with teams creating solutions in your areas of expertise and interest.  You provide feedback on the market, invest in their vision and share their success with colleagues.  This is our community to share what works for us, how we evaluate and interact with companies, what we enjoy, and how to have impact.  Its a way to use our resources to create the world we want.

Dec 15 2014
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How Portfolia Works For Investors

Portfolia is a collaborative investing community, connecting extraordinary entrepreneurial companies with connected investors and opinion leaders.  Portfolia lets you use your investment dollars and networks to “green-light” the companies, teams and products you want to see in the marketplace, and help them succeed

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Nov 18 2014
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The New Landscape for Private Placements in the Internet Age - Rule 506(c)

The passage of the Jumpstart Our Business Start-Ups (JOBS) Act in 2012 ushered in dramatic changes to rules on private placements of securities in the U.S

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Oct 20 2014
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Portfolia Founder, Trish Costello, Honored as Entrepreneurial Innovator

 Portfolia CEO & Founder Trish Costello is named one of the "100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014" by Goldman Sachs at Builders + Innovators Summit Highlights Emerging Entrepreneurs from Diverse Industries

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Sep 02 2014
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CEO of Portfolia, Trish Costello, interviewed by UK-based Anne Ravonna of Global InvestHer

We unlocked a whole new group of investors [with Kauffman Fellows]  that have become very successful, and we are doing the same thing with Portfolia. I have the same picture in my mind of how to unlock these women influencers, as we did when we were unlocking these great technologists – this is a community of investors, not a transaction. 

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Aug 07 2014
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The New Landscape for Private Placements in the Internet Age - Rule 506(c)

By David Makarechian and Eric Sibbitt  Partners of O’Melveny & Myers LLPThe passage of the Jumpstart Our Business Start-Ups (JOBS) Act in 2012 ushered in dramatic changes to rules on private placements of securities in the U.S.  A “private placement” refers to the private offer and sale of securities by a company, generally to a limited number of purchasers.  The new rules permit companies to make “general solicitations” of their securities in connection with a private placement if certain conditions are met.  These rules mean that companies can now offer their shares on websites like Portfolia with fewer restrictions, making it easier for qualified investors to find companies for investment.

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Jul 29 2014
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Register for the Portfolia Founder's Video Call!

 Click the link below to register! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/9076910850981985537

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Jul 29 2014
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Register for the Portfolia Founder's Video Call, Tuesday, July 29th

 

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May 19 2014
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Forget myths: Here's what it actually takes to make it as an entrepreneur

Another insightful post on entrepreneurship by the brilliant scholar and venture builder, Vivek Wadhwa, on TechWire.

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May 04 2014
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Press Release: Pioneer in entrepreneurship education Trish Costello to speak at Boston Private Bank’s 2014 Private Partnership CFO Conference

 Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, a leading wealth management and trust, and private banking company, announced today that Trish Costello will join the distinguished group of speakers at its inaugural Private Partnership CFO Conference on Cape Cod in June. She will be addressing attendees on the influence of women in VC, investing and the economy.

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Apr 19 2014
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Forbes: Equity Crowdfunding Site Targets The Gigantic Untapped Consumer Market

 Love the attention and press we are getting about the site! The recent article on Forbes showcases some of CEO Trish Costello's advice to crowdfunding investors:* Invest what you can afford to lose – risk capital.* Invest in what you know — areas of expertise or passion.* Invest over time — put aside a monthly amount.* Invest in 2 to 3 companies per year.* Invest with friends and colleagues.Visit full article here: http://www.forbes.com/sites/geristengel/2014/03/26/equity-crowdfunding-site-targets-the-gigantic-untapped-consumer-market/ 

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