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Adapt or Fall: Why Darwin’s Ideas Still Matter to Modern Businesses

The need to adapt is essential because despite our best efforts and intentions, it is virtually impossible to know what lies ahead.

2020-07-10T13:55:46+00:00July 10th, 2020|Innovation|Comments Off on Adapt or Fall: Why Darwin’s Ideas Still Matter to Modern Businesses

Why Do Investors Keep Buying Into Vague Promises?

Why Do Investors Keep Buying Into Vague Promises? Perhaps the most mind-boggling aspect of the Theranos debacle is how many smart investors fell under the spell of Elizabeth Holmes and ignored the importance of transparency. For a company whose technology has been described as “comically vague,” it’s amazing how the company managed to raise $700 [...]

2020-03-24T20:24:48+00:00March 24th, 2020|Investments|Comments Off on Why Do Investors Keep Buying Into Vague Promises?

The Threshold Investment Question – Can They Execute?

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.

2017-11-08T15:11:28+00:00November 8th, 2017|Innovation|Comments Off on The Threshold Investment Question – Can They Execute?

Don’t Bet On Accurately Predicting the Future

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 [...]

2017-09-18T20:44:03+00:00September 18th, 2017|Investments|Comments Off on Don’t Bet On Accurately Predicting the Future

Investing Early is About the People First and Foremost

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 [...]

2017-09-18T20:46:22+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Finance, Investments|Comments Off on Investing Early is About the People First and Foremost

Why Investing in Healthcare Innovation Is So Appealing

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 [...]

2017-09-18T20:46:43+00:00March 31st, 2017|Finance, Innovation, Investments|Comments Off on Why Investing in Healthcare Innovation Is So Appealing