The Big Five — Alphabet (Google’s parent company), Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft — have a combined market capitalization of $3 trillion. Their hold on the wallets and imaginations of consumers appears to be unshakeable, if not constantly expanding. And they have the financial heft to squash or purchase any potential competitor. While it’s true that these five [...]
By reading about and watching today’s great investors it is possible to derive key nuggets that can be adapted to our own situations, opportunities and styles.
While moments of inspiration can generate a spark that leads to great things, the important part is what comes afterwards. Without the hard work and execution, an idea is worth about as much as the paper it’s written on.
Don’t Bet On Accurately Predicting the Future A countless number of forecasters attempt to predict the future of financial markets, geopolitical affairs or the next technological revolution, but rarely are these prognosticators correct. Even less likely is their ability to do it on a consistent basis. In the words of Dan Gardner, author of Future [...]
A discussion of the advantages of the new tech-infused healthcare landscape.
Investing Early is About the People First and Foremost The success of investing early, be it in a company or an emerging alternative investment manager, is predominantly linked to the caliber and qualities of the senior people involved. Of course, the market opportunity and underlying strategy must have merit, but ultimately success or failure are [...]
Why Investing in Healthcare Innovation Is So Appealing Healthcare is everybody’s business. It is the only topic that concerns all people, irrespective of their age, social status, lifestyle, or location. Everyone wants to be healthy and feel good. Last century brought along remarkable health gains such as eradicating polio in most of the world and [...]