Archive | May, 2012

Shai Agassi, Thank You for Changing the World with BetterPlace

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Shai Agassi is one of the top visionary leaders and entrepreneurs in the world today.  Agassi sold his company TopTier to SAP for $400M a decade ago. Rumored to become the CEO of SAP, he opted instead to turn his vision of making electric cars into a reality.  For a more complete understanding of the […]

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Google buys Mastercard – Renames it GoogleCard

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Well, not really, or at least not yet. But wouldn’t it be cool if you could pay for stuff with your Google account already ? If for every purchase you made, you could get points back in your Google account and then buy stuff online with them, without spending real money. This reminded me of great times, when AOL […]

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The Social IPO: To Buy Facebook Shares, or Not to Buy

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24 hours to the largest IPO ever . A buzz has disturbed my Twitter and email accounts with talk of the imminent Facebook IPO.  Everyone is trying to determine whether this is a good investment.  In previous posts, I’ve spoken about how Facebook users will soon be buying shares in the company for as low as […]

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Books, Avogadro, Brad Feld and science fiction

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I am just sitting in an airport in Poland, on my way to Italy, and thinking about a book I just finished reading called Avogadro Corp, its about a pseudo Google like company, which by accident invents a “Terminator” style AI, scary. My favorite part of traveling is its my main time reading books, its […]

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MIT research shows that eToro can beat the Market with Social Trading

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“The investor’s chief problem—and even his worst enemy—is likely to be himself”. Benjamin Graham, economist We just published with MIT a great research showing that the wisdom of the crowds beats the markets.  If you believe that it is impossible to beat the markets and make money through trading, you’re not alone.  You can easily […]

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When your CEO offers you a day off work, Its time to wake up..

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What a cool experience ! I wrote a blog post about creativity and it was posted on out company’s site : Lior Hakim When your CEO offers you a day off work, Its time to wake up.. Spread The Wealth: eToro – be all you can be www.yoniassia.com “,”type”:22}” name=”like” style=”background-attachment: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: initial; background-image: none; […]

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Social Trading is profitable !

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eToro – Be All You Can Be

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In one of my conversations with Lior Hakim, an eTorian who recently moved to Berlin, we talked about how hard it is to inspire and motivate your employees all the time, and he told me something that suddenly made a difference: “We helped their dreams come true”. We should always seek how to help our […]

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The Social Boom – Google advertising on LinkedIn, Facebook advertising on Google

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I was really surprised to see both Google and Facebook in user acquisition mode, buying media to get users to open a free email account, and simply going to Facebook ? I don’t know if this is due to Zuckerberg kicks off Facebook road show but seeing Facebook ads all over the internet is simply weird. I really doubt […]

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Social Finance, and Thomas Edison

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I believe Finance can become better .I believe Finance should help anyone achieve his dreams and make the world a better place .I believe in Social Finance . In Social Finance, all members can get Social dividend (or Social Credits) to their account based on their contribution to the society.Social finance can apply to any type of financial transaction : trading, investing, […]

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