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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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Grading The SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Changes
The SEC is about to make modifications to equity crowdfunding regulations. These updates come more than four years after it first enabled regular investors to crowdfund startups. This year’s changes will likely determine the course of crowdfunding.
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Investors Should Avoid Getting Hertz
Hertz is the latest example of baffling investor behavior.
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Crowdfunding Shows Its Strength
Crowdfunding reached the ripe age of four years old earlier this month. It’s come a long way in a relatively short time. And we know much more about it now than we did back then.
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Crowdfunding Keeps Getting Better Four Years In
Crowdfunding celebrated its fourth anniversary last week. The SEC greenlit it on May 16, 2016. A year before Regulation.
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Big Oil’s Problems Are Just Beginning
Restaurants, hotels, airlines, and anything connected with live entertainment are in coronavirus-induced economic comas. And the oil industry is trying to emerge from a coma of its own making.
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The SEC’s Proposed Crowdfunding Changes And SAFEs Explained
The SEC proposed long-awaited rule changes to Regulation CF. Reg CF (the CF stands for crowdfunding) governs how everyday investors can invest in startups – and how startups raise money through certain SEC-registered investment platforms.
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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 1 month)

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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