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ESG Investing Has a Data Problem — Here’s Why That Matters

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Sustainable ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) investing requires, by its very definition, a robust and sensible approach. No investment that purports to improve the world can be made without a full appreciation of historical...
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Technical Setups – Cryptos.Forex.Stocks 

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Cryptocurrencies Cryptos just keep on going 24/7/365 - feels like there is no time to unwind or take a break so before the technical charts become invalid let's dive into them. The total MarketCap sits @ 296...
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A Case for Investment in Southeast Asia

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Southeast Asia is considered to be one of the most promising innovation markets. However, this region has been developing in an interesting manner. It is not strongly influenced by the U.S. market, which is...
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Market, Economy and Cycles, Part 1

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In this sharing, we look to better understand the essence of a free-market economy from a more fundamental viewpoint of the market interactions. We also look to understand the cyclic patterns of the economy...
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The rise of P2P Finance model

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The Global Financial crisis of 2007-08 in the U.S changed the global financial landscape dramatically resulting in the disruption of the conventional models of finance. The rapid devaluation of financial instruments like Mortgage backed...
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Technical Setups – Forex

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Greenback has started the week on weaker footing but it will all come down to the general risk sentiment in the financial markets. If it turns sour with the impending additional tariffs by the...
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October Effect gripping the Financial markets yet again?

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For us October is a transitioning month from Fall to Winter with the beautiful colors in the backdrop, but for the Financial markets it has historically been a "scary" month with most of the...
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So A VC Passed On You? 4 Ways To Turn The As*Hole Into An...

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At Tau Ventures we get 4-5 pitches a day, almost a 1000 a year, and end up investing in 3-4.  A few companies don’t get our attention because the idea is terrible or there...
Dividend Aristocrats

3 High Quality Dividend Aristocrats For Long-Term Dividend Growth

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Dividends are a big part of our investing philosophy, as research has shown that dividend growth stocks have significantly outperformed non-dividend paying stocks. For example, the Dividend Aristocrats are a group of 57 stocks...
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The Rise of Data-Driven Investing

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When JCPenney reported its financial results for 2Q 2015, it came as quite a shock to the market. The US retail giant outperformed most analyst expectations, which subsequently led to a 10% surge in its...
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Keeping Your Career Going After 50

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By 2024, nearly 25% of the workforce is projected to be aged 55 and over as more baby boomers expect to keep working rather than entering retirement. Faced with competition as Gen Zers enter...
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Thought Leadership and Collaborative Technology

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At a time when the potential for artificial intelligence is nearly endless, four communication tools can help keep today’s thought leaders on tomorrow’s cutting edge. We live in exciting technological times. Evidence of a thriving...
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Socialists are taking over Wall Street

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It does not happen every day that when reading the Wall Street Journal, I have to double-check that I did not accidentally click on the Onion web page. Or that it was not an...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 07/13/2018

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Realized over the past few weeks that people like more visuals than reading a lot of boring text about the financial markets so decided to change the format of the weekly blog to more...
Blockchain

The Last Mile Problem: Understanding the Economics Affecting the Future of Blockchain

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Is Blockchain designed for consumers or organizations? Will it ever be an Uber-alike app built on Blockchain? What is holding Blockchain back from mass adoption to date? This article provides insights to these questions...
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10 Popular Crypto Slang Terms You Must Know

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The crypto world is enjoyable for many reasons other than simply the opportunity to get rich quick. Among them is the chance to engage in online communities, both for cryptocurrency in general and ones...
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Signaling Risk? How Early Startups Can Work Best With Big Funds

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Signaling risk typically happens when a large fund comes into an early round, creating an expectation in the market that they will lead the next round. For instance, if a $1B firm puts in...
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A Complete Security Token Ecosystem

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Investing in utility tokens has been a large part of our cryptocurrency journey so far. However, the reality is, many of these investments have been fraught with poor returns, false promises and scammers for...
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Why Corporations Embrace Renewable – It All Comes Down To Marginal Costs

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Historically, government policies imposing lower emissions have had little effect on companies to become greener. Since the first industrial revolution, fossil fuels have provided the majority of the energy needed for industrial use. Profit...
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Stocks rebound revives hope but Cryptos struggle…

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Some sort of sanity returned to volatility driven U.S stocks in the past week with the traders seeing the calmest period for the benchmark S&P 500 in three months, which did not post a move...