Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
The long waited Berkshire Hathaway portfolio is out. Berkshire filed documents on Tuesday with the SEC revealing some of his new positions. Buffett is taking a bigger stake in Wells Fargo and selling shares of J&J and Kraft. Buffett also took new positions in DVA, LMCA and added to IBM. Anything Buffett purchases or reups […]
Friends at 29doors.com and TurboMetrics.com have partnered to produce an infographic showing home price appreciation for every state in the U.S.. Very interesting information worth sharing.
First interview with Four Square since it’s new $50 Million VC funding by Andreesen Horowitz and $600 valuation. Wall Street Journal interviews Four Square Co-Founder Naveen Selvadurai. Foursquare is using the money to expand by opening the new office in SF and go on a hiring spree. They also want to expand globally. Naveen discusses […]
His name may not sound familiar but the brands he owns are internationally known. Pinault is the majority shareholder of luxury goods group, PPR, which owns brands like Gucci, Samsonite, Converse and many popular French brands. Having dropped out of high school, Francois’s rise to wealth is most astounding. His rise was a mix of […]
Below is a great brief interview of Larry Leight as he describes the beginnings of upscale eye wear brand Oliver Peoples. Larry basically started as an apprentice, networking and learning the intricate design components that piece together metal eye wear. As a salesman for retailers, he eventually knew what sold to customers and what didn’t. […]
Rob Dyrdek grew up in Ohio (not the typical skateboarding Mecca), and after discovering the skateboard became ingrained in the small but passionate local skate scene. Quickly becoming a pro, he moved to San Diego to engulf himself in the real skateboarding Mecca at the time, San Diego, and received lucrative sponsorships. Most interesting about […]
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. […]