Entrepreneur and Investor With Over 30 Years of Experience at Building Wealth for Myself & Others
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I made my chops as an entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience at building wealth for myself and others.

I graduated from the London School of Economics a year after the bicentennial. By the way, this is the same school that produced 34 heads of state including John ... more

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What VC Gets Wrong About Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding has turned VC investing on its head in some very important ways. So maybe it makes sense that the VC community doesn’t quite understand crowdfunding — even whey they try to.
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Amazing Growth In The Medtech And Healthcare Sector
Usually, a sector’s growth is driven by one or two things. It could be consumer trends — like the current surge in alcoholic consumption during the pandemic.
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The Disadvantages Of A SPAC Investment
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are enjoying their moment in the sun.
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WeWork Disaster Shows Crowdfunding’s Advantages
I believe a startup without an exceptional founder can’t be expected to achieve exceptional results. But unlike VCs, crowdfunders are less likely to be seduced by charisma.
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Brick-And-Mortar Retail Isn’t Dying
What is going away is the pure online and pure brick-and-mortar models. The best retailers will be the ones who can most effectively integrate brick-and-mortar and e-commerce sales.
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SEC Limits On Startups Raising Money Will Be Eased In 2021
Crowdfunding is taking a big step forward. The resulting regulatory framework represents a big improvement.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
BH Biglari Holdings Inc.
EBAY eBay Inc.
ELOS Syneron Medical Ltd.
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
INTC Intel Corporation
OPLK Oplink Communications, Inc.
PRSG PRIMUS GUARANTY LTD.
PRXI Premier Exhibitions Inc.
SHLD Sears Holdings Corporation
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Founder
Early Investing LLC
September 2013 - Present (7 years 9 months)

Founder, at Early Investing LLC, a startup investing service.

Editor-in-Chief
InsiderFortunes
September 2011 - August 2013 (2 years)

Provided free and paid written/video content. Delivered recommendations for five portfolios covering both front-end and back-end trade services. Specialized in recommending global companies, dividend stocks, extreme value stocks, high tech companies from Asia and Europe, American micro-caps, options and credit spreads. Also served as the face and voice of promotional campaigns.

Editor & VP of Financial Research
Early to Rise
April 2005 - June 2011 (6 years 4 months)

Editor of INCOME (monthly front end), Wealth Advantage (special situation/extreme value back end), Red Flag Insider (options back end). Contributed to daily ETR, daily IDE, monthly Sound Profits, monthly Liberty Street League.

Founder & CEO
GMI International Inc. (GMI)
January 1995 - March 2005 (10 years 4 months)

Set up offices in Indonesia and Singapore. Did business in Russia, China, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and other countries. Worked with local and global oil companies. Participated in road reconstruction, tank and tanker cleanup, real estate development, retail marketing and maritime telecom projects. Clients included Bethlehem Steel, DuPont, Northrup, and Chevron.

Education

University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA
Political Science and Government
London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc
Soviet Economy and Policy

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