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Facebook and Google Love Stock Buybacks

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They generate huge amounts of free cash flow and use the most of this to reduce their share counts — to great effect on their stock prices. Not too many people realize that both Google (GOOG, GOOGL) and Facebook (FB)...
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The Age of The Millennial Investor: How The World of Investment is Set to...

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Covid-19 has carried with it a wide range of disruptive influences across countless industries. While there was an initial significant adverse impact on the investment landscape, it appears that the pandemic has accelerated a...
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Should I Raise More? 5 Principles For Entrepreneurs

Many things about startups are about power laws -- fundraising included. The best companies do attract disproportionate attention and the entrepreneurs are faced with the choice, if not pressure, of raising more. Below are...
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Hedge Fund Investor Relations: 2021 Global Trends

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The coronavirus pandemic has seriously affected the economies of many countries. People faced several shocks: general uncertainty and volatility of markets, closure of borders, an unclear forecast of the end of the coronavirus pandemic,...
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4 Principle Challenges of Blockchain in the Financial Industry

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Undoubtedly, blockchain has revamped the financial industry on both the business and customer end. These 4 challenges are needed to be addressed for future prosperity. Blockchain opened advanced, and innovative trends that are leaving an...
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Closing Your Startup Round? 5 Practical Guidelines

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Previous articles have talked about party rounds and keeping momentum in your fundraising. This one will focus specifically on the close, which ideally is a foregone conclusion but sometimes becomes the period of highest...
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Are you looking for strategic or financial investors?

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You need to be aware of the rationale of each investor type before starting the process. And there’s even an invisible third party. I’ve worked on many transactions. In each transaction, there are various stakeholders....
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How to Imagineer Your Dream Life with a Financial Advisor

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Thinking back to the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020 most of us look at this highly volatile period and review how our investments have performed. I know for a fact some...
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Have A Startup Idea? How To Raise A Pre Seed

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The term pre seed has really become institutionalized in the last couple years, before that the idea / powerpoint stage wasn’t called by any other specific name. Let’s delve into definitions before  1) Definitions There is...
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How to Use Google Sheets Effectively to Track Your Investment Portfolio

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We all started small. Most of us had a single account through which we bought stocks from a few companies. It was so simple and easy. You just create a portfolio using Google Sheets...
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Contemporary Healthcare needs an Open Free Market Access

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A marketplace, also called a market, is a business setting where the public gathers together to carry out the trade of provisions and goods. The history of the market is a centuries-old concept. It...
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Why We Invested In HeyRenee - Personal Health Assistant

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Excited to announce our investment alongside Quiet Capital, Mucker Capital, Fika Ventures, Global Founders Capital, SaaS Ventures and Founders First in the $3.8M seed round of HeyRenee — your personal care concierge. HeyRenee is a first-ever...
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Are Outperforming Portfolio Returns In ESG Investing Possible?

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Environment – Social - Governance (ESG) Investing has recently had significant interest by institutional and retail investors alike. The idea of helping society and the environment is a noble goal. A big challenge and...
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Artificial Intelligence in The Future of Finance and The Planet

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Like any innovation, artificial intelligence drives excitement and contradictory opinions at the same time. It can open tremendous opportunities for the future of finance and the planet. The future of finance can be promising if...
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Initial Public Offerings, Are They Worthy Of Your Money?

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IPOs Coming Up, How Should You Think About Them? The stock market is doing well, hitting all-time highs. A number of companies want to make the most of this by launching their Initial Public Offerings....
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It’s Not Your Father’s Day-Trading Anymore

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My father was a day-trader back in the 1960’s and 1970’s.  He was a member of the New York Stock Exchange and traded for his own account.  He worked on the floor of the...
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How We Decoded Cryptos & Wall Street with AI

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Approximately one year ago we published the first article about YUCE-8 — an AI service hosted in Google Cloud that aims to forecast the most likely future of selected assets. It all started with a student who...
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Four Outcomes of Monetary Policies

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The Fed’s record $8 trillion balance sheet and how can you protect your money. Our rulers have always understood one law. If you control the money, you control the world.  For many millennia, money was...
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What makes a portfolio “ESG”?

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Environment – Social - Governance (ESG) Investing has recently had significant interest by institutional and retail investors alike. The idea of helping society and the environment is a noble goal. A big challenge and...
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Thinking for the Very Long Term

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“If you want to beat the S&P 500, starting thinking of the index as a filter and not as a benchmark. It’s a starting line; it’s not the finish line.”         ...