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The State of Fintech in THREE Charts

I am in beautiful Hong Kong at the moment for the RenRen ($RENN) CEO conference after a great few days in Amsterdam where I was a keynote for the FintechStage show (proof below): I put together a lot of charts for my keynote, but it is these three that have me thinking the most about …

The Big Long 

I’ve been working on a movie idea. Is obviously about the stock market. There are no hedge funds in the movie. Nobody makes any wacky option and derivative bets that risk ‘the firm’. A lot of kids will be in my movie and not once will you hear them say ‘markets in turmoil’. Warren Buffet …

Ten Years of Blogging…What I Learned

Over the course of my career, I have invested (personally,through my hedge fund and through Social Leverage) in over 100 startups and started a few companies myself. I’ve made good trades and bad trades, met mostly incredible people and had some great mentors. I started this blog 10 years ago today to journal and keep …

Too ‘SMALL’ To Fail!!!

“This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution3.0 Unported License.” (written on October 8, 2008) There is panic people. You can choose to Panic or you can do as I do everyday and repeat after me…’I am TOO small to FAIL!’ Here is Wikipedia on Panic (you can’t trust Wikipedia though according to CalacANUS). …