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Five things to look for before investing into a start-up

Five things to look for before investing into a start-up. The world of start-ups sounds very exciting, and it can be if you back a winner. But the reality is many start-ups don't get further than first base. And with a host of opportunities being presented to us daily via various investment platforms, how does one find the time to understand the deals in order to make a sounds investment decision. Here are five keys things you should look for before investing into any start-up.

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