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Open Office concept vs. Working from Home

Posted by on March 19th, 2013

Recently the new CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer banned Yahoo employees from working at home.  This has struck up a very interesting conversation in the media and companies around the country about the value of being in an office environment.  Even in my household the benefits of working at home are a common topic as […]

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Near-Shoring: Wall Street Jobs In Every Corner of The United States

Posted by on February 22nd, 2013

Wall Street, like the Yankees and Subways, will forever be synonymous with New York.   As the country expanded and lush pastures became bustling cities, Wall Street also expanded. Boston, Chicago and San Francisco became major cities and hubs of financial institutions. In each of these cities you will find the presence of leading hedge funds, […]

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Tradition vs. Technology in the IR World

Posted by on January 18th, 2013

Recently I went to my first investor conference to observe one of my clients’ presentations.  The investors were already seated as the CEO began his speech.  Then, at the last minute, a gray haired veteran investor strolled into the room, sat down next to me, pulled out a large notebook from a bag filled with […]

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The IPO “On-Ramp”

Posted by on January 7th, 2013

Happy New Year, Folks. Over the holidays, an old friend of mine asked me what I thought about 2012 and the upcoming year. After a few minutes of back and forth about the way things have changed so much since we were kids and a few wise cracks about the fiscal cliff, we started talking […]

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Crowdfund Investing – Will 2013 be the Year of the Entrepreneur?

Posted by on December 20th, 2012

Despite controversy and delay, the Crowdfund provisions of the Jobs Act of 2012 promise a new funding paradigm for startup companies. But will we see final implementation in 2013? In April 2012, President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law, a landmark piece of legislation with the potential to fundamentally change the way companies access […]

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