It must be so…customs and immigration officials upon acceptance of employment are required to sign a mandatory statutory declaration before commencing their professional duties. In my estimation this is a declaration of unquestionable sullenness, objectionability, lack of common decency and an intolerance to humour. It also involves immediate termination of
Japan has just shocked the market with…you guessed it, a widening trade deficit. We spilled a fair bit of digital ink explaining why the Japanese Government fiscal situation is a moth in search of a flame. Our complimentary report which you can download, print and doodle on anytime you please…(really we’ll take
With the Mongolian meet up now over, one of the countries we are going to hone in on is Cambodia. It’s a sleepy SE Asian “powerhouse-to-be” in our opinion. Unfortunately, the place gets a bad rep due to its past. Too many people hear Cambodia and think land mines and
Well, that was exciting! Mark and I just spent an amazing month on the ground, networking and digging in with some of Mongolia’s best and brightest. A few days ago we concluded our first Frontier Markets Meet Up in Ulanbaataar, the capital city. To say that it was a success
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.
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
Front-running liquidity has been a terrific investment strategy for Mark and I over the years (and NO, it has nothing to do with getting drunk before everybody else). It allowed me, before reaching the ripe old age of 30, to wake up one morning realizing that, “Hey I don’t have to