ACCEPTING RANDOMNESS IN CAPITAL MARKETS

During my first year working on JP Morgan’s investment banking team in New York, fresh out of college, I was dazzled by Wall Street. My group’s floor was always bustling with activity. It was early 1999 and the public equity markets were hot.

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WHAT A MODERN PRIVATE SECURITIES MARKET LOOKS LIKE

Technology has had a profound impact on financial services in the US. New payment methods enabled the growth of e-commerce, peer-to-peer lending redefined personal loan markets, and Robo-advisors changed the face of wealth management. 

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IF IT LOOKS SIMPLE, WE ARE DOING IT RIGHT

In 2016, I noticed a new trend starting to emerge – the usage of distributed ledgers to meet existing enterprise business needs in finance, health care, and a variety of supply chains.

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ENTREPRENEURS – EMBRACE THE MARKET!

“Market is always right” – we all probably heard at one point or another. This phrase is frequently used to describe financial markets. But markets are not always efficient, meaning that while over time markets tend to be right, at any given point in time the market might be mispricing particular investments for one reason or another.

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IT IS NOT TOO LATE TO IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLAN

Most of us are familiar with the devastating impact of natural disasters. Hurricanes, wildfires, earthquakes, and tornadoes can have a significant impact on the lives of those who experience them. Fortunately, the stress of dealing with the aftermath is often balanced by beautiful acts of kindness

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ARE YOU A DEAL MAKER OR AN INVESTOR?

When we started iownit 3 years ago, my co-founder and I had a simple vision we both agreed on – private securities markets were ripe for a technology-driven evolution.​ What are private securities? Broadly speaking these are investments in private companies or funds that are not registered with the SEC

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ACCEPTING RANDOMNESS IN CAPITAL MARKETS

During my first year working on JP Morgan’s investment banking team in New York, fresh out of college, I was dazzled by Wall Street. My group’s floor was always bustling with activity. It was early 1999 and the public equity markets were hot.

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