August 16, 2018 · Entrepreneur · (No comments)

When you have decades of experience investing in new companies, you have bragging rights. Alex Hern is a millionaire for a reason, and his followers take heed of any advice he gives. It’s difficult to predict which companies are going to succeed. If your prediction is wrong, you can lose vast sums of money. Venture capitalists like Alex Hern incubate these companies until their founders are able to stand on their own two feet. The investments Alex Hern has under his belt include everything from mobile technology to virtual reality. Regardless of his investments, he is never satisfied with the status quo. Read more about Alex Hern at bloomberg.com.

Most of the wealth Alex Hern creates is from investments in the tech industry. The tech industry changes at a rapid pace, and this makes it difficult to predict market winners. For Alex Hern, this means investing in virtual reality technology. Virtual reality is becoming more popular, but it isn’t clear what forms of it will be successful. Most virtual reality apps are for entertainment purposes, but Alex Hern believes there is a greater future in the business world. His new tech firm Tsunami VR is creating communication software for businesses. While there aren’t other companies trying to follow suit, that will change in the future. Visit Tsunamixr to learn more.

The future of Alex Hern’s investments will give him more attention in the public eye. Virtual reality is going to become the primary medium of communication at some point in time. What that will look like and how it will work is up to today’s innovators. Tsunami VR wants to use VR to change the way people communicate with each other. Virtual reality has the potential to emulate the way we interact in the real world. He understands the potential of this experience, and he knows there’s a profit lying ahead.

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Market America is a marketing and product brokerage that’s been in business since 1992. Since its inception over two decades ago, over a million people have gotten on-board and are selling the products that the company has available for distribution. This allows entrepreneurs the ability to earn hundreds of dollars per month selling products that they do not have to buy, store and ship themselves. Market America works with third party manufacturers to distribute these products, and these are the companies that do the shipping and returns for you. Market America is currently found in America, Canada and Singapore, and they are planning to expand to Europe and Africa. The company was founded by married couple Loren and JR Ridinger. There are over 650 people working in offices around the world for the company, and their job is to help people who are beginning their entrepreneurial journey.

The company offers over a dozen different product lines that independent distributors can sell on pre-purchased websites. These product lines include Isotonix, Royal Spa, Pet Health, AutoWorks and Snap. The products range from cleaning materials to weight loss supplements and everything in between. This gives independent distributors greater flexibility to choose and change what they want to sell to the public. Distributors can also sell multiple product lines on their site, which aids in product selling and production. Both Market America and the distributor makes money off of each sale that is made online. It’s not uncommon for distributors to make their first sale within a week of starting up so long as proper marketing and advertising techniques are being used. The company itself also sells these products on their Shop.com platform, which was sold to them by Bill Gates in 2012.

Distributors of all M.A. products are responsible for paying a monthly fee to keep their sites active and to keep the rights to the products they’re selling. They will also need to attend seminars and conventions to better educate themselves on product marketing. These seminars cost roughly $100 to $300 to attend and it’s advised that distributors book their seats early to secure a spot for themselves. The company thinks of itself as the Unfranchised Franchise“, since distributors are still selling someone else’s product without the cost and headache of owning a localized franchise.

 

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Success in investments could be a complex mix of rational analysis, risk-management and a whole lot of unknown fortuitous variables that are too complicated to calculate. This means that it helps to be largely conservative in one’s management of investments to survive in trading. As Warren Buffet said, take all the risks you want but make sure you don’t forget that tomorrow, you still have to show up for work. Fortunately for Chief Investment Officer Sahm Adrangi of Kerrisdale Capital Management, LLC, he understands the value of being conservative and the importance of giving negative reports.

In the last negative report given by Sahm Adrangi for St. Joe Company, he argued that there’s too much misleading information about the firm. He believes that St. Joe Company’s calculation of the value of their real estate ventures could be far out or off the mark. He also believed that St. Joe’s real market value could even be lower because of the situation that its main investor, Fairholme Fund, is experiencing. The shareholder is still under investigation or processing because of the new SEC liquidity rules that will make or break the real value of the firm. This new regulation could even force St. Joe Company to force-sell its assets.

Secondly, it is seen through the analysis of Kerrisdale that no big improvement can be observed on St. Joe’s plans for their real estate project. The channel checks from Kerrisdale even saw no significant activity regarding building department inquiries over their product offerings. This leads Sahm Adrangi to argue that it’s too much of a stretch to believe in the current $1 billion assessment of the market value of the entire St. Joe Company’s projects. Such valuation could not match the current progress of the firm.
What makes Kerrisdale Capital’s assessment of St. Joe Company significantly reliable is the fact that Mr. Sahm Adrangi is the Founder itself of Kerrisdale Capital, so he holds accountable for whatever advice he gives out to his clients. He is also an experienced investment analyst, especially from his equity fund experience at Longacre Fund Management.

June 4, 2018 · Entrepreneur, Investor · (No comments)

Biotechnology research is advancing due to the SENS Foundation and Jason Hope. Numerous diseases are effecting entire communities. The inescapable condition is aging. This has always been perceived as inescapable and becomes more common as people age. Aging diseases include cancer, arthritis, high blood pressure and osteoporosis. There have been advancements but most research is for the symptoms. Jason Hope is a philanthropist from Arizona. His goal is to lengthen life by reversing or slowing the process of aging. His donations have been made to change the way aging is treated across the globe.

Jason Hope has been a contributor to the SENS Foundation for many years. His $500,000 donation enabled the charitable organization to complete vital work. SENS is helping people access technology that may be able to prevent age related diseases while counteracting aging. There are numerous organizations using biotechnology to find new ways to improve life by preventing and treating diseases. This centers on the study of organic systems and living organisms to develop solutions to improve life. This also includes improving agricultural methods, producing healthier foods and understanding the ways medicine can improve life and combat disease. The SENS Foundation is trying to change public opinion to create revolutionary changes.

The mission of the SENS Foundation is supported by Jason Hope. They intend to transform the way age related diseases are treated by the researchers throughout the world. The SENS approach deals with repairing materials in the body to prevent aging. This is very different than focusing on treating diseases and ailments. They believe the cellular level can be used to treat the root causes. They fund research institutions and organizations such as Cambridge, Harvard and Yale. They reach out to influencers, volunteers, politicians and donors through conferences and events to increase awareness of their goals.

Jason Hope has praised the work of the foundation. He believes in their strategies to fight diseases including Alzheimer’s and diabetes. He made a prediction they would be responsible for substantial changes in the industry of medicine. He believe they will eventually redefine the biotech, pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. His desire is to help them with their work for the benefit of the entire world. The SENS Foundation is repairing and identifying damage to the body caused by age leading to disease and eventually death. The research of the SENS Foundation is promising but must be taken to a new level to change the way people age and live.

About  Jason Hope: ideamensch.com/jason-hope/

May 27, 2018 · Entrepreneur, Investor · (No comments)

Throughout today’s world there is a multitude of diseases ranging from minor conditions to life-threatening illnesses. There is one illness that can be found in every single country and in every demographic of those countries: aging. The aging process is an entirely natural thing that happens to everyone. That itself cannot be avoided. That does not mean that people cannot stop the diseases that so often come to the elderly. Unfortunately, the present healthcare system is still concentrated on treating age-related diseases like arthritis, osteoporosis, cancer and high blood pressure rather than working to prevent them.

Thy also merely focus on helping the patients cope with them instead of educating society as a whole about their root causes in order to prevent them. Philanthropist and entrepreneur Jason Hope is even now making strides to changing the way the healthcare system addresses the afflictions of age. He is doing this by funding organizations entirely focused on bringing about this change. Such an organization that has remained his primary giving focal point for several years is the SENS Foundation.

SENS is a medical research organization that seeks to help the public gain access to technology that helps counteract aging and aging-related illnesses. SENS is one of several organizations that are involved in what is called biotech. Biotech is the use and study of living organisms to the end of developing products that improve life in some way. There are a number of different biotech areas. For example, there is biotech for the improvement of agricultural methods, biotech for healthier food production, etc. The list is long.

SENS deals in biotech that involves itself with medical developments. SENS, which was founded in 2009, focuses on combating, researching, and changing the public perception of aging. Its motto is: “transform the way the world researches and treats age-related disease.” SENS primarily concerns itself with the repair of living cells and other materials within patients’ bodies. They are confident that this is the key to the anti-aging process. SENS also acts as a funder of other aging research organizations at Yale, Harvard, Cambridge, and the University of Arizona.

SENS is very vocal, voicing its opinions and researched facts among politicians, influencers, donors, and volunteers. In all of this work, it is led by its leader and CSO, Aubrey de Grey. Grey has a B.A. in Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Biology.

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February 20, 2018 · Entrepreneur · (No comments)

Companies with ethnic diversity are 35% more likely to outperform companies that are not; the companies have not embraced this change. Women have suffered, and men have had the advantage of dominance. The male dominance is not only a fact in accomplished companies and institutions but also in the developing ones. Despite this, McGalla has managed to stand out.

McGalla grew up in a family of a dad and two brothers. She was not treated any differently. She had to work herself up to get what she wanted. With this, she grew up knowing how to get by herself, what she wanted in life. She used this lesson later and managed to gain incredible success while holding numerous high-level positions.

In all the companies she worked for.

She started low but would work her way up to see herself lead. For instance, she worked at American Eagle Outfitters where all the executives were men. Nonetheless, she worked her way up the ranks and by the time she exited the company she had become the president.

She also managed to start P3 Executive Consulting, and she is now the VP of Business Strategy and Creative Development. It is an industry that is dominated by men and Susan as its leader means that the world has faced great changes and determined women have risen.

The best solution for women who are highly invested in their careers but are not able to achieve higher ranks as McGalla did, is executive sponsorship. These women should find a decision making executive to be a sponsor and advocate for women to create opportunities. To attract men sponsors who are more likely to help them find an executive role, they should provide sponsors with incentives. Every organization should work toward establishing mentorship and sponsorship to embrace the change and gender diversity.

December 5, 2017 · CEO, Entrepreneur · (No comments)

OSI Company was formed in 1909 by Otto kolschowsky. He was an immigrant from Germany and he established the company at Oak Park, Illinois. In 1928 the company was renamed to Otto and sons and the sole purpose of the company was to supply meat. When McDonalds was established in Illinois it chose the OSI group to supply its store with quality meat. This later led to OSI group becoming the main suppliers of McDonald’s stores with quality meat. Over the coming years the Otto and sons spread over to Chicago where they quality machinery and equipment for meat storage and processing, the company supplied meat to the local restaurants and the general community in Chicago.

The current head of the OSI group is Sheldon Lavin and he has steered the company to greater heights. According to in 2016 the company was at position 58 on the rankings in terms of privately owned company worldwide. OSI group supplies poultry, pork, beef and meat products such as sausages, hot dog, bacon, beef patties and chicken nuggets. Their main partners have been the McDonalds that they have had a long lasting relationship with. OSI group also processes, package and manufacture food products as well managing the supply chain of the meat and their products. The company boasts of over sixty production set ups based in 16 countries.

In the expansion plan of the OSI group the company together with Aurora purchased flagship Europe previously owned by Flagship Food Group. Flagship Europe supplied poultry products, mayonnaise and other food services to the UK market. Flagship Europe CEO was very excited for the joint venture with the OSI as it opens a new door way for the company. The company will now be able to access a wider market and even expand to other countries. OSI group was also excited as this opens a new market in Europe.

OSI group also supplies meat to food chain such as Starbucks, Papa john’s pizza, Subway and pizza hut that are based in china. The company’s facilities in the United States are located in Geneva, West Jordan, Utah, California, riverside, Chicago and Fort Atkinson. The facilities of the OSI group has been given numerous awards for good management. They have received award for the safety and hygienic measures they have taken in their quest to supply quality meat. The company has also received an award for their role in environmental management.

October 15, 2017 · Entrepreneur, Fashion · (No comments)

Whitney Wolfe has been able to do some very interesting things in the dating app world. She is really setting the bar high for anyone that comes after her with a dating app. People are pleased with the Bumble experience, and they want to know what Whitney Wolfe is up to next. People that are interested in this do not have to wait very long. Whitney Wolfe has put her time into developing other aspects of social media, and people that utilize the Bumble app will be able to switch back and forth between different aspects of this Bumble environment.

There are people that use Bumble for dating, but this isn’t the only thing that Bumble can be used for. There are people that may decide to turn off their profile for dating and actually get connected with the Bumble BFF portion of the app. When people do this they are not in the Bumble dating environment anymore.

They switch to what is classified as the Bumble friends side of things. There are people that become connected to the Bumble world where people are looking to establish friendships. This is not something where dating is involved. There is definitely a need for this because some people date and get involved in a full-blown relationship quickly. They may not want to fully cancel there profile in the event that the relationship does not work, but they still want to be connected to Bumble. With this they can easily switch with the touch of a button to Bumble BFF and start making friends.

Another thing that has become popular through this app is Bumble Bizz. This is where people that may be originally on Bumble for the aspect of datin, but may find that they need to engage in networking for the sake of finding a job. With this people have opportunities to move on to building relationships and networking to secure job. This is something else that Whitney Wolfe was working on, and she definitely has been able to get people interested in this because she is connecting to a community of millennials that like to multitask.

Even though they may be looking for a date on one hand, some may also be interested in getting connected to others that can help them in there business endeavors. Whitney Wolfe represents the millennial generation, and she knows how to capture their attention.

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September 18, 2017 · Entrepreneur · (No comments)

For the people of New Brunswick, Boraie Development has been the catalyst that has changed their entire course as a city. The city is improving, people are no longer leaving and it is now home to one of the most exclusive buildings in all of New Jersey. There are many reasons that Omar Boraie created the building opportunities with Boraie Development, but he has made sure that they are beneficial to his city first because of all the opportunities he has to be successful. He just wants to make his city the best that it can be.

Crime was high in New Brunswick. It was comparable to other cities that are much bigger. This was a huge problem for a relatively small city like New Brunswick. Omar Boraie wanted to fix this, but he didn’t have the tools to actually stop crime. He knew, though, if he worked hard enough to make quality building solutions, he would be able to show people what they were able to get out of the city. He tried his best, and he was successful. The crime rates in New Brunswick continue to decline while the living spaces are on the rise.

One thing that was interesting about the work Omar Boraie did was that it actually prevented people from leaving the city. Those who were ready to leave their homes have now changed their minds and are staying in the city. It could be because they see the improvements and know New Brunswick is just going to get better in the coming months. Another reason that many people might be staying is because of the improved job outlook in the city. No matter the case, it is safe to assume that a lot of it has to do with Omar Boraie.

With one of the most exclusive developments in New Jersey, New Brunswick is helping people who want to have a chance at something that is extremely popular, reports Rutgers Magazine. Omar Boraie created the development and people are racing to get into it. They want to live in the best living spaces. The city went from somewhere that most people were thinking of leaving to somewhere that many people were coming to because of the development. Boraie.com plans to build even more developments and making the city even better. It is what will allow him to continue bringing major improvements for the people who live there.

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August 2, 2017 · Entrepreneur · (No comments)

When making an attempt in investments, people tend to look for role models in a bid to follow in their footsteps. One such people that have always had a great impact on young investors is none other than CEO Jim Tananbaum.

Armed with two and a half decades of health care experience, Dr. Tananbaum decided to start his own company and christened it as Foresite Capital. Foresite Capital deals with seeking upcoming tech companies, scrutinizing them and investing on those that show promise. And since the right doctor has been doing so well in his work, it was no wonder he was named to Forbes’ Midas List 2017 – for the third time in a row reveals inc42.com!

Foresite Capital has been in the business of finding the small tech companies and providing funding for them. As a result of that, these small tech companies with promise can actualize their dream of making an effect in the healthcare world under the keen eye of Dr. Tananbaum himself.

According to pelotontherapeutics.com, before becoming the healthcare mogul that he is today, Dr. Tananbaum began his journey after graduating from Yale University with two degrees, BS BSEE. As if that was not impressive enough, the doctor joined Harvard University and acquired an M.D. and an M.B.A. He then joined the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from where he obtained an M.S. The latter is what makes him one of the most qualified people you will ever hear of in the healthcare world.

Apart from achieving so much in his field as a qualified, sort after medic, Dr. Tananbaum has also proved more than once that he is an impressive entrepreneur – a fact that Forbes has taken notice not once, not twice but thrice, in a row! Dr. Tananbaum was the co-founder of GelTex Pharmaceuticals that was responsible for two, very profitable drugs to the market.

He and his partner later sold the enterprise for an astonishing 1.6 billion dollars. He is also responsible for founding Prospect Venture Partners II and III as well as Theravance, Inc – two very profitable business empires that deal in healthcare provision.

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