Great video on entrepreneurship in the Philippines.
Really interesting video below on what motivates people based on research conducted by MIT.
This is a great article featured in The Hollywood Reporter about Relativity Media’s Ryan Kavanaugh who received their Leadership Award recently. After graduating Ryan initially wanted to be a musician, but followed his fathers advice and took a job at a stock brokerage firm, which eventually led to him running a successful hedge fund. After […]
Shortly after losing a bid for MGM, Carl Icahn is back at it again. In the MGM deal he was battling against Spyglass chiefs Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum. This time he goes up against heavyweights The Blackstone Group for Dynegy. Carl is always ready for a good hostile takeover, and his story is an […]
Wanted to share this informative pie chart showing which words pay Google the most. Be ready to pay up if you want to advertise insurance, also random to see “Cord Blood” made its way into top 20!
The below is a great in depth video which analyzes the emotions surrounding decision making regarding money. Throughout the episode, various “social experiments” are conducted, creating somewhat interesting results. There are interviews with business school professors from Harvard, Chicago Booth, Yale and Stanford. Also interviewed are economist Robert Shiller, investor Jeremy Grantham, and many other […]
A great series on China’s Rise on Hulu, video/link below. Watch Episode 5,2, and 1 (in that order). http://www.hulu.com/china-rises Episode 5 below follows 3 British entrepreneurs making their millions in China. They experience immense opportunity, unique challenges, and obscure environments. Also interesting to see entire cities dedicated to one product like zippers, underwear, or faucet […]
Guest Lecture at Yale by Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone. This video is over 1 hour in length but very informational, and Stephen describes some of his previous experiences in the Private Equity business (as well as the basic principles of leverage). Stephen’s net worth is approximately $4 billion.