There are many justifications for this sudden surge in demand for Tesla stock; however, does any permutation of such reasons warrant a $60 billion increase in market valuation, , especially since Tesla is yet unprofitable?Continue Reading

The economic and social impact of climate change has become increasingly evident in the past few years. According to the World Economic Forum, the four biggest risks facing the world are failing to adapt to climate change, human-made environmental damage, biodiversity and ecosystem loss, and natural disasters—all related to and caused by climate change. Continue Reading

Over the past twenty years, there has been a tremendous increase in the utilizable and interpretable data available to companies. This has led to an arms race amongst investors to gain an informational edge. Business managers have started using collection software and data analysis techniques to look beyond the purely-financial data and gain deeper insights about their customers and business. While many investors are aware of using social media and web scraping to gauge customers’ views on businesses and their products, hedge funds and asset managers have also started using alternative data such as credit card receipts and geolocation because of its potential to achieving higher alpha. So what is alternative data and does it really provide investors with an advantage when making investing decisions?
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99,600,000. That’s how many unique viewers tuned in to the 2018 League of Legends eSports Finals, a viewership on par with the Super Bowl. With the advent of video game live streaming platforms like Twitch and YouTube Gaming, a rapidly developing culture centered around competitive video games challenges the age-old status quo of the sporting world and creates new opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs.Continue Reading

Unicorns – the venture capital backed startups that graze throughout Silicon Valley – were once an endangered species. However, this year they have begun to appear everywhere with a record number of companies filing for an Initial Public Offering (IPO)…Continue Reading