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How to Tell if Bitcoin Cash is the Way to Go

by David Drake Bitcoin emerged in the financial marketplace seven years ago as an ideal alternative to the control and uncertainty of centralized economies. It was the first digital currency in the cryptocurrency market and, compared to others that came later, was considered the crème-de-la-crème. It boasted a trading price that started at $0 and quickly reached $650 in a […]

The Best Sales Training Story… Ever

Have you watched The Wolf of Wall Street? There’s a scene in the movie where someone is asked to sell a pen. My story also involves a pen. This happened long before the movie came out. I was a young punk who thought he knew more than he did.  (Some would argue that the only difference between then and now […]

Liar Liar

I have been lying to clients for years – and now I am coming clean. Hi. My name is JD…and I am a liar. These are my colleagues – and they are liars, too. They are just too ashamed to admit it. Man, it feels good to get that off my chest! If this were one of those “little white” […]

The Future Is Now

Visit any car dealership now and you’ll see 2018 cars everywhere. Cars surely aren’t bending the space-time continuum. What gives? By law, a car can be titled ‘2018’ as early as Jan 1, 2017. There have been instances where cars were launched as early as January the year before, but only on very rare occasions. Most of the time, end-Q3 […]

What The CFA Exam Can Teach You About Marketing

You might have heard of how gruesome preparing for a CFA exam can be. To make matters worse there are three exams to get through, assuming you don’t fail any (chances are you will). The sheer amount of the material to be studied is what makes the exam so hard. Dedicating over 300 hours of study, coupled with a full-time […]

4 Sales Strategies to Help Close The Deal

Everyone has their own style of engaging prospective investors and moving them through their pipeline. Having your own sales strategy mapped out helps you close deals more efficiently. In our conversations with managers, we’ve found 4 sales personas that seem to be very common across  many strategies.   THE FILM DIRECTOR – AUTHORITARIAN The Film Director believes that he/she knows exactly […]

5 Financing Mistakes Every Startup Entrepreneur Should Know

by David Drake   For startup entrepreneurs, knowing exactly how much capital they need to raise can be a challenge. As a result, most entrepreneurs either ask for very high or very low amounts. This  undermines their fundraising efforts. Breaking down numbers accurately can help address this problem. Accurate numbers assure investors, lenders and business owners that a good deal […]

What no one tells you about the $3.3 trillion market for Alternative Finance

by David Drake Alternative finance is a collaborative funding model that represents the newest phenomenon in funding. With more than 1250 online crowdfunding platforms, alternative financing is breaking new ground, defying conventional financing methods with respect to how businesses raise capital, and taking the world by storm. Though primarily popular for Peer-to-Peer lending and crowdfunding, critical investment banking functions such […]

Behind the Curtains of China’s Silk Route Fund Initiative

by David Drake The Silk Route Fund is one of the Chinese government’s initiatives to expand the country’s agenda for development across Asia. The state-owned investment fund was launched in 2014 and aims at fostering increased investment within the “One Belt, One Road” which covers Eurasia. China has been ambitious in its plans to increase trade links, especially towards the […]

It’s All in the Genes

LOOKING AT PEDIGREE IN A WHOLE NEW WAY Whether you have stunning good looks or a face best suited for radio was all determined long before you were born – by the genes each of your parents contributed (so go ahead and blame them for that movie career which never took off.)  The same genetic material – DNA – is […]