For those of you tuning back in and for those of you freshly reading this anew, we continue to travel into the mind, the history and background of a Venezuelan, that for privacy reasons we shall call Carlos (which according to a non-descript website during a quick Google, is widely viewed as Venezuela’s most popular boy’s name). Carlos is widely travelled, an early investor in Bitcoin and other alternative assets, and is an avid believer in individual sovereignty.
In this article we travel into the mind, the history and background of a Venezuelan, that for privacy reasons we shall call Carlos (which according to a non-descript website during a quick Google, is widely regarded as Venezuela’s most popular boy’s name). Carlos is widely travelled, an early investor, trader
Over the past few years Vietnam has suffered an economic downturn. In 2007/2008 the local economy started losing steam and eventually crashed. Fast forward 6 years, things seem to be shaping up again and foreign investors are increasingly returning to the country they once fled. This is also due to the
Today I bring you insights from Kevin Virgil, an ex army ranger, and the founder and managing director of Frontera news an emerging markets news portal. Once again, Iraq is in the news. The Western media has interrupted its 24-hour Kardashian coverage to bring stories of fearsome insurgents who appeared
For long time readers, Harris Kupperman (Kuppy) needs no introduction. For more recent readers Harris is a friend, fellow cynic, hedge fund manager and CEO of Mongolia Growth Group (Ticker: YAK.V). Someone crazy enough (we are very grateful) to move from sunny Florida to Ulanbaatar in order to take advantage
Given our bullishness on Mongolia and our trusted relationship with Eric Zurrin from Rescap Securities, we wanted to reach out and get Eric’s current thoughts on the Mongolian equity market, liquidity, banking and upcoming deal flow. Pertinent to this post was something that happened after our interview with Eric. Mongolia’s
Investing in frontier markets is a challenge due to lack of liquidity and significant set-up times. One way to circumvent these problems is to Invest in other people’s expertise through a managed fund. We work hard to associate ourselves with smart individuals where we can reciprocate value. This not only
We’re re-joining the conversation we began in Putting out the Fire – Part I with Sébastien Marneur today. ——– Scott: Okay, so Eurofeu Asia will essentially, over time, evolve into something similar to a company selling printers, or razor blades. Those companies sell the printer or the razor for break-even