Marko has written an article on Gowanus Lounge about the investment opportunities which lie in frontier markets. Frontier markets make up 71 of the 75 fastest-growing economies. But they get little attention from investors. Read what Marko Dimitrijevic has to say on Gowanus Lounge.
Two of my long-term goals as an investor are to always imagine the world ahead, and to learn something in the process. Large-scale changes and cultural shifts can’t always be anticipated, but there are many industries that are exciting, profitable, and making a difference in our future. Here’s a look at several traditional and non-traditional fields where [...]
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Read part 1 of Passive Vs. Active Investments in Frontier Markets here. So, you’re ready to be the hero, to discover that final frontier or stake your claim in the unknown territories of the wild west. Slow down, cowboy — as my book Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets explains, there [...]
It's no accident that the frontier is a concept laden with symbolism, especially here in America. The romantic notion we have of an unspoiled land, a place fraught with great danger and great opportunity, has captivated minds since they’ve existed. The potential for huge growth grabs our interest, while the many unknowns ought to scare [...]
What great frontier story, from the Wild West to outer space, ever featured an accidental passive hero? Answer: none. The same can be said of a frontier market investment strategy. When it comes to frontier markets, active, engaged, and quick to react is the way to go. Why? Because, as I’ve discussed in my book, [...]
Insects are going to be BIG. And a new article, "Eating insects could save the planet," on Axios.com echoes this point, which we at Volta Global have known. The article states, "If half the meat eaten worldwide was replaced by insects (think: crickets and mealworms), greenhouse gas emissions would be significantly reduced and farmland use would [...]
Emerging Markets used to correlate strongly with oil prices, not anymore. Which is logical given the fact that many of the largest EM such as China, India, Korea , and most of Southeast Asia are beneficiaries of lower oil prices, while the beneficiaries of higher oil prices are Russia, Nigeria, and The Persian Gulf countries [...]
As I wrote about previously, investing in cyber security companies is a smart move for savvy investors. Hacking is a real threat to companies, having cost businesses and consumers between $375 to $575 billion in 2014 alone—this alone is proof that better security is desperately needed, deserving of funding, and a great opportunity for investors [...]
CNN Says China’s First Large Jetliner is “a key moment in the country’s push to challenge the U.S.” as a global manufacturer
A recent article on CNN.com reports "China's first large jetliner has successfully completed its maiden flight." This is huge news. The fact that China will produce large passenger aircrafts proves that it can compete at all levels with the best the West has to offer. Says CNN: "...the milestone marks another key achievement for China [...]