Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
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 […]
Below is a quick, very informative video detailing the history and various acquisitions of News Corp since it’s inception. Most interesting to notice is that the company’s origins came from Australia, and it’s first American asset was the San Antonio Express News. CEO/Chairman Rupert Murdoch then bought The National Star, New York Post, and 50% […]
John Arnold was raised in Dallas, earned a degree from Vanderbilt University in 3 years, and eventually became a trader at Enron in 1995. This alone was impressive, as getting a job at Enron in 1995 was no simple task. Back then the firm only recruited about four economics majors from Vanderbilt each year. Arnold […]
Having watched the documentary film INSIDE JOB over the weekend it was interesting to stumble upon this video from CNBC. The video below details Goldman’s history and rise in becoming the premiere investment bank on Wall Street. However, it later becomes fairly biased (and redundant in regards to the financial meltdown), but there are some […]
Really interesting video below on what motivates people based on research conducted by MIT.
I read a very interesting article today in the February issue of Vanity Fair about Warren Buffett. The online version of the article, which is shorter, is located HERE. The article (like many others) details Buffett’s modest lifestyle despite being a mutli-billionaire. However most impressive is the articles discussion on who may helm the mega […]
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 […]