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Will Blockchain Trigger a Shakedown of the Global Financial System?

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The financial crash of 2008 demonstrated (to some) that large financial institutions need to be closely watched and strictly regulated. The meltdown, some believe, also demonstrated the need for an alternative to complex, abuse-prone...
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What You Need to Know About Cryptocurrencies Before Investing

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The wealth of information available regarding cryptocurrency and investing in it has become sort of a double-edged sword. How? While the right information will accelerate your journey in blockchain and cryptocurrency investing, the wrong...
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Spotting The Wolf From The Sheep

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If you have been in any industry long enough, one thing becomes clear. There are three main types of people in this world, the ones who are smart and resilient, the ones who are...
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Visualizing the difference between Data Science and Business Intelligence & more…

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As 2018 winds down to an eventful end as the financial markets turned lower, while Cryptocurrencies bad run continued. At the same time technology driven initiatives continued to gather pace at the micro &...
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What is “Bitcoin halving” & its potential of powering an extended bull run into...

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Bitcoin halving sounds like a complex phenomenon at first reading, but it simply a process of reducing the mining rewards to half, done to maintain the supply of Bitcoin (21 million). More details on...
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What Will Go Up In A Down Economy?

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What will go up in a down economy? When the budget gets tightened, what items keep their spot on the shopping list? Even as signs of another impending recession loom on the horizon, there are...
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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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Infographics Digest — Vol. 4

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Time does fly by... another week gone and I have loads of information packed into these useful infograpahics headed your way. Enjoy the visuals! Artificial Intelligence (AI): Blockchain: Cryptocurrencies: Cyber Security: Digital Transformation: Tech Disruption: Edge Computing: Emerging Technology: Banking: FinTech: Inventions: Internet: Internet of Things: Machine Learning: Economy: Finance: Quantum...
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Want A Good Acquisition? 5 Ways Startups Can Get A Win-Win

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A crisis puts pressure on both slowing down and accelerating startup acquisitions. Slows down because many acquirers, especially corporates, become more conservative trying to conserve cash. Case in point the week of Apr 13...
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Ponzi Financing, Negative Interest Rates and Bitcoin, Part 2

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In Part 1, we analyzed the Ponzi financing model, and further study the paradigm shift of the three financing models. Today, we discuss the investment logic of hedging and Ponzi, as well as the...
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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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The Italian Story: Easy Math, Somewhat Complicated Economics, Extremely Complex Politics

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In recent weeks I have been covering the current Italian stalemate with the European Union regarding the Mediterranean country’s 2019 budget. Its targeted 2.4% fiscal deficit as a share of its GDP is three...
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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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Why Do We Still Do RFPs?

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Requests for Proposal are outdated, yet 95% of companies still rely on this process to meet new vendors. Though woefully unsuited for modern business operations and the demand for fast solutions, many businesses are...
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Climate Change, ESG and the Quest for Better Data

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After what feels like another incredibly hot summer across many parts of the planet, the latest findings from S&P Global suggest that US companies are taking note of the effect that climate change is...
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Infographics Digest — Vol. 6

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Artificial Intelligence (AI): Big Data: Blockchain: Companies: Content Marketing: Countries Labels: Cyber Security: Digital Marketing: Learning: ICOs: Internet: Internet of Things (IoT): Languages: Markets: Robotics: Self Driving Cars: SEO: Social Media: Space Tech: Startups: Motivation: Research: Web Development: Economy: Stay in touch:  Twitter | StockTwits | LinkedIn | Telegram| Tradealike Related Reads: Info graphic Digest — Vol. 1, Info graphic Digest — Vol. 2,Infographics Digest — Vol. 3 , Infographics Digest — Vol. 4, Infographics Digest — Vol. 5
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Don’t pay later, pay NOW!

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The idea of buying on credit, meaning you get your product now and the bill (the pain of paying) later, is as old as time. Well, maybe not that old, but the I O...
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Did Crypto Whales kickstart the recent rally?

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We have recently seen some huge gains in the Crypto assets after a long period of lull. I have already discussed this in my other piece on some of the factors that might have...
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3 Reasons The SpaceX Starship Is a Good Investment

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Seven years ago, Elon Musk released the Starship as the world’s first heavy lift fully-reusable launcher capable of interplanetary flight. Then in April of 2019, the Starship began to take shape as the Starhopper...
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Market, Economy, and Cycles, Part 2

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In the previous article, we gave an overview of the emergence of crisis. Next, we will further illustrate how cycles should be dealt with in light of Ray Dalio's analysis of the economic system,...