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Social Media as A Market Force….

The markets are humbling. Even if you have no direct skin in the game – for me that is the stocks of Gamestop and AMC at the moment – you can get you ass kicked in the fallout if the trades in the system are big enough. This week that is Robinhood (of course there …

The FinTAM Explosion

The Fintech boom (at least for instividuals/retail) has come a LONG way since 2006 and the days of Etrade, Yahoo Finance and CNBC. Way back in 2006, I was all in on Wallstrip to leverage the video network boom started by Youtube. I was at CBS post Wallstrip acquisition when the bug hit me to …

Big Changes to My Investing Workflow

Since winding down my hedge fund in 2006, I have been all about slimming down my stock market investing time. This meant getting off the idea that I needed eight screens on my desk to invest and follow the markets. In hindsight it was a great timed trade. While pulling away from eight screens on …

Another Open Letter to Twitter

Dear The Twitter: Be bolder. Sincerely, @howardlindzon Happy, greedy, frustrated shareholder. _____________________________________ Let me keep this high level and simple because the analysts and experts that will drone on endlessly this being earnings week will have as much chance of being right as me. Twitter is a $36 billion company, which of course is fantastic, …

The Seed Stage Slump…What is Next?

This morning I read Fred Wilson’s post about the ‘early stage slump‘ and felt I needed to expand on some of what Fred started. Fred shared some data showing how the early stage market has cooled since 2012 so please read it first. So… Way back in the olden days of web 2.0 (2005-2008), seed …

Why Would Anyone Invest in Startups?

I love investing in startups. So do my partners at Social Leverage Gary and Tom. I had no idea I was going to invest in startups until I made my first investment in my mid 20’s. I started angel investing during my first job as a stockbroker in Phoenix, Arizona when I invested in The …

Winning When You Lose

Losing money is brutal. I have invested through some major cycles over the last 30 years, so for you adderall chewing, avocado eating millennials believing ‘TTID’ (This Time It’s Different) please cherish these good times. When the losses finally happen, you will truly find the people you want to do business with again. Today Fred …

Missed It By That Much…

In 2008, I invested in Tweetdeck, Betaworks, Bitly and started Stocktwits, thinking Twitter would rule the world because of the real time web. Today, Twitter continues to slow down the real-time web and charge the wrong people for the wrong product. I would pay for old 2010 chronological Twitter, ‘fail whale’ and all. I do …