A personal finance and investing podcast on money, how it works, how to invest it and how to live without worrying about it. J. David Stein is a former Chief Investment Strategist and money manager. For close to two decades, he has been teaching individuals and institutions how to invest and handle their finances in ways that are simple to understand. Through this podcast he gives tips and..
How venture capital funded startups run up massive losses while justifying premium valuations using creative profitability metrics. These private companies are now going public allowing early investors to cash out with sizable gains. Meanwhile, these new publicly traded companies are added to equity indices, forcing passive managers to purchase them for their index funds and ETFs.
In this episode you will learn:
How venture capital and initial public offerings work.
How many venture capitalists are there and how have they performed.
Why do startups stay private for longer and then go public while still incurring massive losses.
What is blitzscaling.
How startups use creative profitability metrics to attract investment capital at premium valuations
How the current venture capital regime contributes to income inequality.
How to get an allocation to an initial public offering.
Why respected investors and economists believe India will be the fastest growing economy and potentially best-performing stock market over the next two decades. What are the risks that could prevent that from happening?