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PAN Interviewed By Wayne Zell

Prominent financial services personality, Wayne Zell, got wind of Private Access Network, and invited us to his studios.  Check out the interview here. In short, here’s what Wayne found most remarkable about PAN: Low minimum investment threshold of $5,000 – compared to hundreds of thousands of dollars that most private funds require you to commit No management fee – compared...

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Why, What, and How – A Simple Framework For Strategic Effectiveness

Most decent entrepreneurs do a great job at envisioning their product and getting it produced. However, they often still set themselves up for failure because they approach strategy formulation in a haphazard way, causing their organizations to leap about as they expend precious time and scarce resources. It’s not surprising; making strategy decisions is serious work that can be intimidating and exposes one to second-guessing. Fear not - before you unwittingly embrace the siren song of ambiguity and hope for a miracle, consider this simple framework for clarifying your strategy.

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It’s Time for a Change in Venture Capital

You are a discerning investor who has carefully created and protected a nest egg for your family. You crave diversity from the public equity markets and to benefit from America's unique and robust start-up economy. You read that 50% of economic activity in the United States is generated by private companies and that private companies create 80% of new jobs, so you are considering becoming an investor in high quality private companies. You start exploring venture capital opportunities and you find that, although 75% of millionaires amassed their fortunes through private investments...

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The View From The Top Is Worth The Climb!

I recently read an article by Jen Altschul which caught my attention for several reasons that I wanted to pass along to my followers. I think it's worth your time to read and consider for your own life too. Here is the relevant part...

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson sat in a collection of portaledges—hanging cot-tent hybrids—that dangled halfway up El Capitan’s 3,000-foot Dawn Wall, considered the world’s hardest rock climb. Soon, Jorgeson would don his headlamp and cast off into a vertical sea of nearly featureless granite.

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Have You Ever Been Experienced?

We have all heard of Jimi Hendrix the rock star, but have you heard of Jimi Hendrix the career coach? Although critics have called the song "Are You Experienced" from the band's 1967 debut album "a majestic setpiece of declamatory anthem rock", I think its also fair to call it the missing link in today's post-secondary educational system. What am I talking about? I am talking about the concept of relevancy. If you are a student (listen up parents too!), I am talking about the relevancy between your coursework, your out-of-class experiences and your professional future.

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So What Is PANmarkable?

Exactly! It’s what Randy and Scott are persistently seeking – remarkable insights about private investing in emerging businesses. Every few days we observe or run across something that we think is worthy of a remark from the perspective of Private Access Network. We crystallize these insights into a blogpost and post it on our blog which we’ve named - (what else?) - PANmarkable.

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