I’ve written about this before on the blog, but one of my qualms about architecture school was that it was too often taboo to talk about business and money. Why? Talking about and understanding the realities of the world doesn’t have to mean that you’re… Read More
Three years ago I wrote about how I was one step closer to not only going cashless — I had pretty much already done that — but also going walletless. (That’s one of the things about writing a daily blog — there’s a public record.)… Read More
The below figure shows the taxing authority of US cities by state. In some cases there’s a city or two with additional taxing authority. New York City, for instance, has been authorized by the state to levy property, sales, and income taxes, whereas other cities… Read More
I increasingly never carry cash on me. I just never think to take out money and, when I do, I hate paying for things and getting change back. That change just ends up in a “change jar” in my apartment and then never comes out ever… Read More
Every year the London-based property consultancy Knight Frank publishes something called The Wealth Report. And it’s one of those reports that I could go through for hours. It includes a ton of really fascinating stats that speak volumes about where in the world wealth is… Read More
An important problem in a market economy, and the one the VC attempts to solve, occurs when an entrepreneur has a good idea, but no money, while investors have money, but no good ideas.
Steven N. Kaplan & and Josh Lerner. “It Ain’t Broke: The Past, Present, and Future of Venture Capital”