Warren Buffett has been in the news lately, with his closely watched letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders and his famous 10 year wager about the performance of index funds versus actively managed funds about to come to fruition.Read More
Successful entrepreneurship requires stepping outside your comfort zone – sometimes way outside it. It also tends to attract a lot of hype – I deal with startups and entrepreneurs constantly and sometimes I just want the hyperbole to end. On the flip side, every once in a while you run across that refreshing startup that is fixing a real problem, led by a charismatic but humble CEO, solving a meaningful market problem.Read More
As the ski season opens in North America, let’s take a look at the innovation that started the snowboarding industry, which has blossomed into a $500 million market.
The inspiration came to Sherman Popper on Christmas day, 1965. With two snowed in, housebound, restless kids, he lashed together an inexpensive pair of skies...Read More