3 Industries Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Right Now

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 [...]

2017-09-21T17:18:31+00:00September 21st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 3 Industries Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Right Now

Insects: The Next BIG Investment

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 [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:44+00:00May 22nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Insects: The Next BIG Investment

Company Profile: FHOOSH

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 [...]

2017-05-16T21:39:06+00:00May 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Company Profile: FHOOSH

Why Investors Should Pay Attention to Cyber-Security

A Growing Problem and Fast-Changing Technology Landscape Equals Opportunity for Savvy VCs A research study published in the Journal of the Association for Information Systems in 2016 found that, despite the real threats to businesses posed by cyber-security issues, people didn’t show a physical fear response to the proposed threats. Which explains why so many [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:45+00:00April 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Investors Should Pay Attention to Cyber-Security

Three Sets of Risks that All Frontier Investors Should Assess, and Re-assess

Frontier markets have great potential, but come with a unique set of risks. It should be abundantly clear that I believe frontier markets, if governed properly, will become emerging markets and, eventually, developed markets. This 2016 article in Forbes makes the case that frontier markets offer undiscovered gems to investors, as long as you are [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:45+00:00March 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Three Sets of Risks that All Frontier Investors Should Assess, and Re-assess

The Growing Promise of Emerging & Frontier Markets: Investors, Take Heed

Emerging markets is a buzzword that’s well-known in investment circles, but lesser known–to casual investors, especially–are frontier markets. However, as I argue in my book Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets, frontier markets are the new emerging markets, and many emerging markets are now closer to developed markets. Only a balance [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:45+00:00January 26th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Growing Promise of Emerging & Frontier Markets: Investors, Take Heed

Family Offices Vs Private Investment Groups: Can a Company Be Both?

Investors coming across the term “family office” may wonder how firms of this type operate, what they do, and what qualifies you to have one. The term is a nebulous one, especially because no two family offices are alike: in fact, it’s been said that “once you’ve seen one family office, you’ve seen one family [...]

2017-06-19T15:35:47+00:00January 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Family Offices Vs Private Investment Groups: Can a Company Be Both?

Marko Dimitrijevic’s “Frontier Investor” Featured On Forbes

On January 15, 2017, Marko Dimitrijevic's book "Frontier Investor" was featured in the Forbes article "Bangladesh Won't Be the New Pakistan, and That's Okay." According to the article, Bangladesh doesn't have the same equity market potential as Pakistan, but that doesn't mean investors should shy away. On the contrary, the country is "a good bet for [...]

2017-01-25T17:03:45+00:00January 18th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Marko Dimitrijevic’s “Frontier Investor” Featured On Forbes