The collapse

Nature is the largest investor in all of us, making it one of our key shareholders alongside us and our parents. And nature has equally invested itself in all what it has created, not just us humans. The collective value of what nature has created is immeasurable, and it’s economic value is also immense. Take…

The Utility of money: Investing yourself in people Vs Investing in money

So what is investing and what’s an investment? I would think that, most academic will probably agree that, an investment – or investing – is a process that has an element of gamble in it. The hope is that you make a lot more than you put in, but then there's is always a possibility…

A False equivalence : Comparing Financial Crisis to the Pandemic

My imaginary grandmother aka GrandMa once told me “ son!  you don’t measure the damage caused by a hurricane, when you are in the eye of the hurricane “. And I believe that to be true. In my own assessment, we should have a lot more clarity on where we are and the road ahead…

The lessons learnt from the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic – A personal Introspection

Most of us have been closely watching the world’s reaction to the corona virus pandemic. I must say, there is a lot of learn from the actions, reactions and inactions. For example, I have looked at China’s overall approach to combating SARS-COV-2 for a few months now, and my heart goes out to the families…

The Influence of Culture on Investment Behaviour

Culture plays a very important role in an economy, and there is a reason for it. Humans beings are designed to be cultural. Since the evolution of human modern human society, culture has continued  to be a strong part of average people’s lives. Culture tends to influence people views, values, money, aspirations, hopes, their priorities…

Capitalism Vs Socialism – Looking for a new normal

  The title is probably causing a bit of confusion, isn’t it ? However, my intention is not to cause any confusion, but to ask myself and hopefully others a simple, but an honest  question. And that is, when it comes to capitalism vs socialism debate, are we really taking sides based on  our bias…

A Discussion on the concept of value

Before I get started, I feel, it’s probably a good idea to set the backdrop of the story as a context to just why did I decide to write about the concept of value. So here it is.  I got on a scheduled conference call with two potential investors who were kind enough to show…

How to sell a narrative to a society

The question we are all busy asking ourselves is, why is our society struggling ? And the answer isn’t really that difficult. Everything is eventually designed to fail, and so will the narratives that we have sold ourselves. What got us to where we are today isn’t going to take us, where we want to…

When talking about the Indian economy, are we missing the big picture ?

So the new government got into the office on the back of a pitch that was based on a lot of hope and promises, and while I have been personally quite supportive of the need for change. I have never been in any doubt that, the changes will require time and government will have to…

Innovation,Ideas and the Search for Growth in a market disconnected with the Real Economy

The Best Innovative Idea can come from Anywhere Today. End users need, market demand, availability of new technology and the search for growth are some of the Key driving forces behind innovation. FOR example Africa out of necessity is becoming the testing ground for new and innovative mobile banking experiments. The ongoing innovation in mobile…