This guy is fortunately back on his feet with a job now but really interesting story from 20/20 if you all had not seen it previously.
Really great article below from Forbes which details how Nor Cal DJ Steve Streit basically invented the prepaid credit card business. Streit started the business 10 years ago and his 14% ownership of the company is now valued at close to $270 million (in 2003 Sequoia Capital invested 6 million and now holds 35% of […]
I wanted to share this outstanding article which was featured in the recent Forbes Investment Guide (a segment of Forbes Magazine). It dives into the workings of the Wasatch Emerging Markets Small Cap Fund. The fund (which has over $800 Million) consists of only 8 people: principals Laura Geritz & Roger Edgley and six researchers. […]
Great article in WSJ posted HERE on the enormous gambling market of March Madness, some facts/excerpts below: “When it comes to betting, experts expect more money to be spent on March Madness than the Super Bowl. According to RJ Bell, the owner of Pregame.com, $12 billion dollars will be spent worldwide on March Madness betting. […]
Everyone has heard of Zuckerberg and Gates, but not as much is known about the wealthiest man in the world, Mexican entrepreneur Carlos Slim. In the links below I have included an excellent Wall Street Journal profile, and another link which has an extensive interview on Slim. In the interview, Carlos explains his business model, […]
To anyone who has not already seen it, this is a fantastic episode below hosted by CNBC and Fortune Magazine. Interviews are conducted with CEO’s from some of the fastest growing companies of 2009. It is a top ten list, David Letterman style. A wide spectrum of businesses is covered including fashion, food, oil and […]
I wanted to share this great cover article from FORBES recently which lists 2011′s top tech investors. Venture Capitalists like Peter Thiel, Michael Moritz and Mike Maples (who is interviewed below) are mentioned among others. Each profile lists their background and successful investments. It is good to see that most of these investors are stationed […]
With the New York Times reporting the breaking news that NASA may have found sources of liquid water on Mars, I wanted to highlight serial entrepreneur and Space X CEO Elon Musk (the real life Tony Stark) who wants “Man to be a Multi-Planet Species”. For anyone who has not heard of Musk and his […]