Category: Entrepreneurship

Profiting in Paradise

While Mark and Chris are up to their necks in salt water and coconuts at the Fiji Meet-up, I wanted to discuss an interesting opportunity in Fijian tourism. No, I’m not going to babble on about gorgeous scenery and warm water whereby those who start a tourism company will bloat

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To Entrepreneur – Or Not..?

I haven’t kept very close track, but Mark and I have now been running this website for nearly 2 years. For readers who’ve been with us for any length of time it should be clear what we do with our spare time. OK, scrap that, it should be clear what

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Key Steps to A Business’ Healthy Cycle

We’ve invested in many early stage businesses at the angel level, and many more private placements – both brokered and non-brokered. It’s easily the most high octane, lucrative area we’ve ever been involved in. We’ve made, lost and made money over the years, and have learned and relearned some lessons.

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Investing in Education

Investing involves more than simply allocating money towards a particular venture. It also involves what we do with our time, which is arguably our greatest resource. In today’s world Mark and I see a fair amount of futility involved in going to University immediately out of secondary school, and even

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A Natural Born Business Builder

Mark and I have made no secret of our investing in a technology incubator. We first mentioned why we like incubators, we then interviewed founder and tech wonk Dan Faiman, and recently I spoke with Donald Danks, who is a partner in the firm and an integral part of management

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Business Incubator, Wunderkinds, and Social Media…

Start-ups are risky by nature, the upside however, is potentially life-changing… We have written previously about the art of the private deal. In that post we alluded to a very successful friend of ours who we also interviewed for our readers. This gentleman, who focuses among other things on start-ups in the technology sector, has

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