"Investment Banking is 10% Financial Analysis and 90% Psycho-analysis" – André Meyer  This blog is about the "other 90%"…

Healthy Pressure

“Raising capital was great for my business two ways” – explained an East Coast healthcare entrepreneur who capitalized a start-up business through a private placement to private individuals, in the spring.  “It gives me breathing space to systematically build my business in the next 9-12 months without “cash-scares” – he continued.  “Instead of frantically hunting […]

Shortage of Capital

I have been hearing about the “Shortage of Capital” afflicting small and medium enterprises for years.  Governments say it is the plague that prevents them from prospering and delivering better products and services and becoming superior engines of job creation and backbones of local industries. To alleviate this “capital shortage problem”, politicians must rush to […]

Growth or Cash

Have your cake and eat it too… is a common misconception of unseasoned investors. To expect the appreciation of a stock AND handsome dividends at the same time is illusory.  It would require a company to have a high margin product or service… without the threat of real competition… with continually unfolding investment-light growth opportunities.  […]