Is Your Angel Investor Playing Power Ball or Money Ball?

Is Your Angel Investor Playing Power Ball or Money Ball?

Sophisticated investors in high potential start-up companies generally take one of two approaches to angel investing, which I call “power ball” and “money ball”. Either of these approaches can yield high financial returns, but their success requires angels to stick...
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Investor burned by Bernie Madoff jumps to death from hotel

Investor burned by Bernie Madoff jumps to death from hotel

A well-connected hedge funder with ties to Bernie Madoff plunged to his death at a posh New York hotel, according to reports. Charles Murphy, who most recently worked with hedge fund heavyweight John Paulson at Paulson & Co., was pronounced...
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Paytm Now Has 122 Million Active Users, Claims Investor

Paytm Now Has 122 Million Active Users, Claims Investor

Paytm, one of India’s largest electronic payment platforms, has seen over five-fold rise in active users in one year, a senior company official said on Thursday. Ant Financial Services Group, an Alibaba Group affiliate, took 25 percent stake in One97,...
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Who’s Next? Asia Investor Activism Set to Grow After BlackRock Public Campaign

Who’s Next? Asia Investor Activism Set to Grow After BlackRock Public Campaign

Hong Kong: Following a rare public campaign, BlackRock Inc voted against a deal planned by a Hong Kong firm that the world’s biggest asset manager partly owns, revving up investor activism in Asia after it roared ahead in 2015. In...
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