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What Do Lessons from the Industrial Revolution Have to Tell Us Today?

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A historical reversal of direction underway? The nineteenth-century influenced the social-political and economic development of human life on earth in vibrant living color. Not! The nineteenth-century industrial revolution produced dreary over-crowded unsanitary conditions for human...
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Deep Tech Dive #5 | Norris Tie Co-Founder & CEO of Exosonic, Inc.

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From Sub to Super, in Silence For this week’s Deep Tech Dive I had the pleasure of sitting down with Norris Tie, Co-Founder and CEO of Exosonic, Inc. Exosonic is a supersonic aviation company developing a new standard...
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What is the Meaning of “Capitalism” and Other Out-Moded Terms?

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The true history of eleventh-century civilization is a source of inspiration for contemporary apocalypse dramas. After five centuries of living in danger and uncertainty, walls were built around the town, so that the populous could...
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Act Local

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How climate risk intelligence can enable sustainable action at the local level As discussed in our last post, climate risk intelligence is what makes, through data transformations, frontier climate science and the massive amounts of geospatial data,...
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It matters when it’s in your backyard

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Climate risk intelligence to inform location-specific physical risk now and in the future. For decades, scientists have warned about the increase of climate-related physical hazards. Since March 2020, when the World Health Organization Report declared...
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Why We Invested In FidoCure aka How Tech Can Help Save Dogs (And Eventually...

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In October FidoCure, also known as One Health Company, announced a $10M series A led by Polaris Ventures and we increased our position given our continued excitement. Tau Ventures, an AI-first seed fund in...
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Why Investors Should Consider Buy and Hold Real Estate

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The real estate market has certainly been rather odd over the past year or so. Many (including myself admittedly) expected it to dip around the time the pandemic started. But that has not (as...
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The Serious Failures of Current Socio-Economic Systems

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I don’t care a particular amount about any current Socio-economic System be it Capitalism, Socialism, Communism or whatever. They all seem somewhat flawed and none take into account all the things that would attract...
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Plan and Build Your Real Estate Business

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The real estate business has to be one of the top five favorite professions of all time. The reason is simple. It does not need a specific qualification and/or experience. Yet, the returns can...
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Half of the world’s wealth is about to lose most of its value

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Investors are beginning to realize that they need to have their money under control. One of Warren Buffett many hidden quotes that stand out is: "Rule Number One: Never lose money. Rule Number Two: Never Forget...
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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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What is a Low Carbon Transformation? Basic Concepts Part I

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The urgency of addressing the climate crisis has been widely recognized by world governments, international organizations, various corporations, and the broader civil society. The Paris Climate Conference (COP21) in December 2015 was a significant...
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Early-stage is not about speed

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I’ve long been wanting to write about speed. I am developing my 4th startup in solo mode, and I cannot go fast :-). Is it an issue? A common perception is that speed is what...
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What’s Your COVID Rating? Designing Office Spaces for Pandemic Safety

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Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic swept over America and compelled workers to flee their offices for the isolated security of their own homes, commercial real estate leaders have found themselves struggling to answer a...
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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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Passive vs. Active Income

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The notion of “your money working for you”. It is all about 3rd Party Monopoly. Most of us are familiar with the notion of; smart money. Those who do also may be aware of the...
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How Not To Be Dumb Money

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Gamestop Meme-ified Put Option Cookie Experiment Edition 2.0 “The stock market is a device for transferring money from the impatient to the patient” — Warren Buffett At first glance any Buffett-ism seems irrelevant to the bubblicious...
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These dividend pearls have been convincing investors for 100 years

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Do you want stocks that pay out reliable bonuses? Then you should take a look at these two depots. Some stocks have been paying dividends for at least 100 years. A little brain teaser to...
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Here’s How Multifamily RE Investors Can Cater to Remote Workers

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We are living through a pivot-point in the United States’ real estate history. The remote work revolution, which began as a temporary solution to the global pandemic and has since become a new way...