Posts Categorized: Finance

Chuck Akre – The Three-Legged Stool – [Invest Like the Best, EP.135]

My guest today is Chuck Akre, a now widely famous investor who founded Akre Capital Management in 1989, which now manages approximately $10B dollars. We discuss his investing style and his “three-legged stool” for evaluating companies. Please enjoy this great conversation.  For more episodes go to InvestorFieldGuide.com/podcast. Sign up for the book club, where you’ll…

Jerry Neumann – Why Venture is Hard – [Invest Like the Best, EP.134]

My guest this week is Jerry Neumann. Jerry is one of the most thoughtful early stage investors that I’ve encountered, and his writings at reactionwheel.net are my favorite on this topic. He applies an incredibly structured way of thinking to a notoriously mysterious investment category. This is our second conversation, in which we cover why…

David Epstein – Wide or Deep? – [Invest Like the Best, EP.133]

Show Notes 0:00 – (First Question) – What he uncovered in “The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance” that led him to his latest book             1:26 – Debate with Malcolm Gladwell (YouTube) 3:00 – What did the public pay most attention to and what did they gloss over 6:44 – How…

Josh Wolfe – The Tech Imperative – [Invest Like the Best, EP.130]

My guest this week is Josh Wolfe, co-founder and managing partner at Lux Capital. I had Josh on the podcast last year which was one of the most popular episodes in the shows history. This is a continuation of our ongoing conversation about investing in the frontiers of technology. My favorite thing about Josh and…