Posts tagged finance
Democratizing Investing in India: Prateek Swain on GreenTiger’s (YC S’19) Founding Journey

Prateek Swain is the co-founder and CEO of GreenTiger, a startup that seeks to provide Indian citizens with the ability to invest in US capital markets with zero commission trades. In this exclusive interview, Prateek shares how the idea came together and advice for other student entrepreneurs looking to apply to Y Combinator and break into the startup world.

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An Interview with Orthogon Partners: Investing in Esoterics and Building Human Capital

“Don't confuse the kinds of things that a firm is doing with the skills that you are acquiring“ - Rishi Ganti and James Lavelle of Orthogon Partners on economics, esoterics, and career.

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Breaking into Business School with Shaifali Aggarwal (CEO and Founder of Ivy Groupe)

Shaifali Aggarwal is the Founder/CEO of Ivy Groupe, a boutique MBA admissions consulting company whose mission is to help clients tell their story to business schools so that they can achieve their dreams and impact the world.

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The Era of Women’s Financial Independence

Sallie Krawcheck’s professional mission is to help women reach their financial and professional goals, thus enabling them to live better lives and unleashing a positive ripple effect for our families, our communities and our economy.

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Petrocaribe: The Inefficient Regional Organization

Venezuela must use oil as a diplomatic mechanism to achieve its objectives. However, the nation must have a coherent and realistic foreign policy through which it could obtain economic benefits and/or true allies in the Caribbean region.

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Interview with Carl Ferenbach, Co-Founder of Berkshire Partners and Chairman of High Meadows Foundation

Carl Ferenbach is the Co-Founder of Berkshire Partners and the Chairman of High Meadows Institute. Berkshire Partners is a private equity firm with $16 billion worth of assets. High Meadows Foundation is a Boston-based think tank and policy institute.

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Will Student Loans Bring About the Next Financial Crisis?

These student loan asset-backed securities, otherwise known as SLABS, provide investors with cash flow when students make payments on the loan and interest. According to Forbes Magazine, the student loan debt currently figures at $1.52 trillion dollars, behind only mortgage debt.

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Expensive Zip-Codes: China’s Burgeoning Real Estate Market in First-Tier Cities

In the world’s second largest economy, real estate plays a substantial role for both commercial and private investment: due to lack of diversity in investment strategy, the private real estate market in China has become a favored path for private owners trying to maintain and invest their assets.

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