On November 19, 2013, I penned an article on how Dropbox’s capitalization is symbolic of how unjust America’s capital markets have become. At the time, Dropbox was raising a $250M private round of financing at an $8B valuation – approximately 68 times 2012 revenues. Retail investors, of course, were not invited to the party. In […]
I once read that, in life, we encounter two kinds of people: 1) those who are blessings and 2) those who are lessons. And, in the end, we will thank them both. I believe that a similar philosophy can be applied to our relationship with time. Throughout our lives, we experience two kinds of years: […]
It was the summer of 1995. Hootie and the Blowfish were on tour and Brad Pitt was People Magazine’s sexiest man alive. It was a time when salads were big and shirts were puffy. Microsoft released Windows 95, fueling a revolution that helped shape the technology world for years to come. Netscape went public, galvanizing […]
Is this the end of Marketplace Lending or the rebirth of true Peer-to-Peer investing?
Another December is upon us, and once again it is time to dust off that flux capacitor, steal some plutonium and see what the future holds. Since I was 4 for 4 in my 2014 predictions, last year I proclaimed myself a “Crowdfinance Clairvoyant”. Although I didn’t score as well this year, don’t revoke my […]