The Future of Money: Intro to Bitcoin

A revolutionary new approach to money is in place: Bitcoin, a virtual currency.  Started in 2009, the Bitcoin currency is not regulated by any central authority; instead it is run as an open-source network of peers, meaning it cannot be manipulated by government.  The Economist published a thorough report in June 2011 explaining exactly how Bitcoin operates, […]

LindzonPalooza – Techcrunch disrupt meets Burning Man

Better late than never. I Came back last week from my second LindzonPalooza, a yearly event setup by the lovely and crazy Howard Lindzon, founder and CEO of Stocktwits, Hedge/Startup fund Social leverage and off course a beloved advisor and investor in eToro.What is LindzonPalooza ? Its a 2 day hangout in San Diego with Howard’s friends, […]

Social Insurance Network = Insurance 2.0

While I was in Lindzonpalooze, I came across a very cool startup called giveforward, and its founder Ethans Austin , the concept of GiveForward is amazing, raise money for your medical expenses through friends and family over the internet. Now getting funds for medical expenses is something that should be handled by insurance, but unfortunately […]