Decrypted: This Blogger Is Exposing the Risky World of Investing in Startups

Here's what happened when the U.K. allowed ordinary citizens to buy stakes in fledgling companies.

A handful of websites have launched in the U.K. over the last few years, allowing not only the rich but also the rest of us to invest in startups. How likely is it that you'll end up striking gold on the next Facebook? This week, Bloomberg Technology's Adam Satariano travels to Scotland to meet one man keeping track -- and at least so far, the results are not promising.

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