Posted On: July 2018
We all wish investing were as easy as placing a sum of money into the hands of an agency, and sitting back as they turn around that investment quickly, and for a sizeable profit. In essence, novice investors hope to receive the benefits of investing their hard earned money, entrusting the people responsible for their hopeful growth. As with all matters of reward, there is undoubtedly risk associated from all aspects.
Marco Antonio Marques da Silva has enjoyed a long career in both academia as well as the field of law. Born in the city of Itapetininga in 1958, he currently serves as a professor and academic advisor at Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. Having graduated from the university after his undergraduate studies, as well as attaining both his Masters and Doctorate in law from the institution, his connection to the school is enduring. In addition to his work in academics, he also serves as a judge on the Court of Appeals in São Paulo. We had the opportunity to speak with Marco Antonio Marques da Silva on his pursuits in both law and academics, as well as the release of an upcoming book on basic human rights.
GreenSky credit company is an online lending platform that has opened the floor for public trading on the Nasdaq.
The company is growing at an accelerated pace, and it appears that other fintech companies are unable to keep up. They have already raised a staggering $874 million, and they have announced that their pricing will be higher than they originally expected.
Talos Energy went public in May of this year after the independent oil and gas company merged with Stone Energy Corporation. Technically, Talos acquired Stone for accounting purposes but either way the new company is built to succeed. For those unfamiliar with Talos, the energy company is a technically driven independent E&P company operating in the United States Gulf of Mexico and Mexico’s portion of the gulf. Management over at Talos have on average 30 years of experience with exploration, acquisition, exploitation and development of shallow and deepwater assets in the Gulf of Mexico. Mexico’s emerging offshore shallow water fields provide the company with high impact exploration opportunities in an up and coming basin.
Q&A with Chris Burch of Burch Creative Capital: Invest in Being Human and Everything Else Will Follow
Chris Burch, founder and CEO of the New York City based firm Burch Creative Capital that focuses on managing venture investments and brand development, was profiled by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s billionaires. He was recently featured on The Art of Success with Daniel Budzinski. Below is a transcript of the Q&A, titled ‘Investing in Extraordinary Humans with Chris Burch’.