The question of whether or not people trust Fintech has recently came up in the media. This is indeed an interesting question to consider. For the moment, let’s put aside the difficulty of defining what exactly is and is not fintech. Arguably printed fiat money is a relatively early yet very successful example of a … Continue reading Trusting the “Fin” versus the “Tech” in Fintech →
If there is one metric the VC community seems obsessed about, it is probably growth. In fact, at times it seems that everything is measured with the famous “X” – 2x growth, 5x conversion, or the much coveted 10x, which is simply referred to as an “order of magnitude.” This is, of course, very much … Continue reading Good Growth and Bad Growth →
Real estate is one of those unique asset classes that has various forms of appeal to almost everybody. When you get right down to it, real estate appeals to our deepest rooted instincts of shelter, security and community. In an evolutionary sense, it even transcends our mammalian roots and gets deep down into our reptilian … Continue reading Digitization, Automation, and the Hierarchy of Human Needs →
Being very much a child of the eighties, I am fortunate enough to have witnessed many of our science fiction fantasies from that period become real. There are countless examples here, but one striking example is self driving, talking cars – and, yes, you guessed it – I am talking about Knight Rider here. While … Continue reading Your money on autopilot →
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Hi, I’m Yusuf. I work with entrepreneurs to help them build what comes next. I like all sorts of creative arts, including the art of creating new businesses and what sometimes becomes whole new industries!
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