New advancements in AR and VR are revolutionizing entertainment, but as consumers we need to ask ourselves if we are willing to invest thousands in a new AR headset only to have it become obsolete a few weeks later when something new is introduced. If the answer is no, then you need a more viable […]
Sense360, founded by Eli Portnoy, is a sensor-intelligence company that helps restaurants and retailers behaviorally understand the entire customer journey.
Have you ever bought something expensive and not used it? This is how many investors feel.
Venture capital (VC) funding is booming, and it has been since 2012. Yet it is not without its problems – it has often received criticism for its excessive investment in companies that failed to solve real issues. These critiques of venture capitalists are valid but paint an incomplete picture of VCs. Since the beginning, VCs […]
Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually an idea barely half-baked when they need your money. Second, the risk is very high, since as […]
I had lunch with a friend a few weeks ago and we were talking about some of the companies we were seeing in the market and how our portfolios were doing. Generally when this happens you break out in hyperboles and metaphors — baseball season was about to start so we started to make analogies. Based on […]
If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? A lot of smart people ask themselves that question, especially as they struggle to keep up with the bills and worry about an inadequately funded retirement. In my work, consulting with entrepreneurs, I commonly find that they spend so much time juggling the competing demands of their […]
With non-milk ‘milks’ becoming ever popular, the Almond and soy milk industries are powering America in our cereal bowls and in our coffee mugs. But who is leading this front and doing it with the intention of de-comodofying it? It’s non other than the Califia Farms! Already swaying the hearts of the millions of millennials, […]
There’s no question that biotech is a growing field with vast technological potential. But investors looking to improve their business growth strategies would also do well to pay attention. Biotech is an international industry, and its benefits span the globe. When my father — a burn doctor in China — first entered the field of […]