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5 Multi-Million Blockchain Funding Rounds Completed in 2021

The efficiencies of blockchain notwithstanding, projects crafting DLT solutions often require 7- and 8-figure capital injections to remain viable. [soros] Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Over the last six months, funding rounds for blockchain-focused ventures have occurred at a rapid rate, with all the usual players in the VC space extracting their […]

How Businesses Are Using QR Codes To Boost Engagement

Quick response (QR) codes are square images, and colorful patterns optically scanned using a smart device like a mobile phone. App developers can rely on this digital tool to increase the number of downloads. At the same time, marketers can leverage it to reach a target audience for higher sales. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, […]

How Leveraging Blockchain Provides A Censorship-Resistant Streaming Experience

The video streaming industry creates numerous opportunities but also introduces certain limitations. Centralized streaming services aren’t always known for their freedom of speech policies. Decentralizing this industry is the next logical evolution, although the process will prove challenging. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The Growing Streaming Platform Landscape When people think of […]

Dead Or Dip: Where Does Doge Go From Here?

Following one of the most controversial and unorthodox retail run-ups in crypto history, Dogecoin was a classic “sell the news” case when Elon Musk took the stage in the highest anticipated Saturday Night Live show of the decade. Doge all-time highs leading up to the show at a nick above $0.72, sentiments were all over […]

5 Tips To Drive Sales To Your Digital Product

Online shopping is one of the most popular activities in the world. In 2016, there were more than 1.66 billion online shoppers worldwide. Since then, this trend only grew stronger. Now, in 2021, more than an estimated two billion people are shopping online globally. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more With that many […]

How To Prepare Your Organization For Digital Transformation?

Digital technology has impacted every aspect of our lives from elections to the way we interact with friends and family. There’s an area that has been affected by digital technology the fastest – the business world. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The average enterprise company uses 1,295 saas applications. If this isn’t […]

The Incredible Growth Of The Fast-Moving Music Industry

If there is one industry that is arguably just as much affected as the travel industry by the ongoing pandemic, it is conventional music and entertainment. Yet streaming channels have mainly seen spikes in Q1 and Q2 user activity, due to the fact that so many people were confined to home entertainment during the pandemic. […]

The Personal Loan: A Necessity Or A Bad Idea?

If you’re a business owner, you’ve been there. You have a great idea and plan to take your startup to the next level, but you’re missing the cash to do it. You have no credit history and no collateral, so you can’t get a bank loan. And you don’t have any friends or family willing […]

How To Get A Job In The Hedge Fund Industry

One of the most fascinating aspects of Wall Street culture is how contradictory it can be. On one hand, Wall Street takes pride in projecting a staid and conservative image; on the other hand, even the biggest investment banking firms will not hesitate to follow new trends and adopt them as long as they show […]

Upslope Capital Management Stock Idea – AptarGroup

Hidden Value Stocks issue for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, featuring Upslope Capital Management and their stock idea, AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR). Upslope Capital Management: Introduction George K. Livadas – Upslope Capital Management George K. Livadas is the founder of Upslope Capital Management, which is based in Englewood, Colorado. His experience includes 15 years […]

Ashva Capital Management 1Q21 Commentary: Poor Man’s Covered Call

Ashva Capital Management commentary for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021, discussing the Poor Man’s Covered Call strategy. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Dear Limited Partner, Change in Strategy Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote: “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines.” […]

Primark Back In The Game After The Shock Of Covid

“Primark has been lost in the retail jungle during the pandemic, left stranded by repeated Covid closures. Without an online crutch to lean on, it’s been a harsh environment during lockdowns with a £1.1 billion hit to revenues. Even when stores were open, social distancing meant like-for-like sales were 15% lower. Q1 2021 hedge fund […]

UK’s Northern Powerhouse Property Market Pulls Ahead Of The South

The more you head North the higher the house price growth, as the UK’s Northern cities continue to attract interest from investors and tenants, Ascend Properties analysis has found. [soros] Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more House Prices In The North Increase By 9.8% Collectively prices increased by a huge 9.8% in the […]

Corn Trades Higher, COVID Economic Impacts

Turner’s Take: COVID economic impacts, Corn trades higher, CBOT up again on global weather concerns Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more “The U.S. economic recovery pace accelerated between February and April as COVID vaccinations increased and consumers returned to travel and other entertainment options,” reports Daniels Trading Senior Commodities Broker Craig Turner, author of Turner’s Take […]

Little Growth In SPACs

Autonomous air-taxis, robotic exoskeletons and rocket ships. Those are the kinds of early-stage bets that are taking special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) from little-noticed to notorious. But they aren’t the only kinds of businesses using SPACs to transfer risk from VC and PE portfolios to public market investors. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and […]