Macro Trends

Can “microVC” Crowdfunding Help Women Founders Close a $300B Funding (and Gender) Gap?

New data from PwC highlights the headwinds female founders face from traditional financing routes, but also shows how crowdfunding is helping to level the playing field

Why You Should Care About Real Estate as an Investor (Even If You Don’t Care About Real Estate Investing)

Residential real estate is bigger than the stock market, and bigger than GDP. Even if you aren't a real estate investor, it's a part of our economy you can't afford to ignore

3 Reasons Why Technology as We Know it is About to Get Boring

The concept of sequential waves of technological innovation — first emerging and disrupting the status quo, and then gradually becoming the status quo—is familiar to students of Schumpeter’s “creative destruction.” But while it’s useful to know that these waves happen, even more useful from the perspective of planning and investing is spotting when one may be about to crest and the next begin.

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