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The WC – Let’s thrive under Harris

I’m going to look at: Macro Economy; Venture capital and startups; Real estate; Private equity and private credit; Wine, spirits, and art.

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The $11 million Ferrari

CA retained its title as the world’s fifth-largest economy, Apple gave $50 million for housing affordability, Google is ​in talks to acquire​ Wiz, and More.

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Investing in Opportunity Zones

You can get big tax benefits from investing in America’s distressed areas. But they’re set to expire soon. Are they still worth doing?

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Altea Update: Jul 19

The roadmap for 2024 is set, and we’re already making bookings for our first investor field trip in 2025.

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AI Trained on YouTube Without Consent, Alphabet’s $23 Billion Cybersecurity Gambit, DoorDash’s ‘Seamflation’, Cinema’s Global Revenue Set to Hit $44B, and More.

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Let’s thrive under Trump

It’s time to examine how Trump and his allies’ explicitly stated policy positions and goals could affect alternative investing over the next several years

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North American startup funding jumped 35%

US inflation cooled for a third straight month, Hartford was the hottest market for home sales, North American startup funding jumped 35%, and More.

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Altea

Our upcoming investor trip to Nashville

Our investing journey leads us to some very interesting places. This October, we’re doing a ​music-themed journey to Nashville, Tennessee​.

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Altea Update: Jul 12

We’re opening ​Alts 1​ to new investors, We’re pulling together our deal offerings for the rest of 2024, & Our investor field trip in Nashville is coming up.

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America’s Bankruptcy Boom

3D Printing Giants Set to Merge, European Cities Struggle with Tourism Surge, America’s Bankruptcy Boom, and More.

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Can you copyright your own voice?

There’s a sea of confusion over Scarlett Johansson vs OpenAI. We explain why “owning your voice” is a lot harder than you think.

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We look at which sectors are raising the most venture capital right now (spoiler: it’s not AI) and where investors may find overlooked opportunities.

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Let’s buy chickens

The American Consumer Can’t Prop up the Economy Anymore, What’s Next for Collectable Shareholders. The Global Collapse No One Is Talking About, and More.

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Let’s Nuke AI

The AI nuclear option, Chess makes me a better investor, Introducing Books from the WC, and More.

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Stadium economics: Are the subsidies worth it?

The idea of subsidizing stadiums through taxes has always been odd. But sports teams are a public good. And these subsidies fuel new investments (like our investment in a rugby team!)

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Let’s import sheep testes

Caitlin Clark is Box Office, College Admissions Consulting is Big Business, The Horrific Economics of Modern Slavery, and More.

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Let’s invest in catastrophes

Tequila is incredibly popular, Africa’s football stars are making the transition from rich to wealthy, The Hydrogen gold rush continues apace, and More.

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Let’s move to Saudi Arabia?

Sexism is costing you money, American Migration, Nearly half of our readers would move to Saudi Arabia, Young Americans are miserable, and More.

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The secret world of Data Brokers

Welcome to the shadowy world of data brokers — the personal info aggregation companies that are legal, but starting to get serious ​public scrutiny​.

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The WC

The WC – Let’s thrive under Harris

I’m going to look at: Macro Economy; Venture capital and startups; Real estate; Private equity and private credit; Wine, spirits, and art.

Alts Cafe

The $11 million Ferrari

CA retained its title as the world’s fifth-largest economy, Apple gave $50 million for housing affordability, Google is ​in talks to acquire​ Wiz, and More.

how to invest in opportunity zones fund
All Real Estate

Investing in Opportunity Zones

You can get big tax benefits from investing in America’s distressed areas. But they’re set to expire soon. Are they still worth doing?

Altea

Altea Update: Jul 19

The roadmap for 2024 is set, and we’re already making bookings for our first investor field trip in 2025.

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Europe’s Hydrogen Revolution

AI Trained on YouTube Without Consent, Alphabet’s $23 Billion Cybersecurity Gambit, DoorDash’s ‘Seamflation’, Cinema’s Global Revenue Set to Hit $44B, and More.

The WC

Let’s thrive under Trump

It’s time to examine how Trump and his allies’ explicitly stated policy positions and goals could affect alternative investing over the next several years

north america on the globe
Alts Cafe

North American startup funding jumped 35%

US inflation cooled for a third straight month, Hartford was the hottest market for home sales, North American startup funding jumped 35%, and More.

alts investor trip to nashville
Altea

Our upcoming investor trip to Nashville

Our investing journey leads us to some very interesting places. This October, we’re doing a ​music-themed journey to Nashville, Tennessee​.

altea, a private community by by alts.co
Altea

Altea Update: Jul 12

We’re opening ​Alts 1​ to new investors, We’re pulling together our deal offerings for the rest of 2024, & Our investor field trip in Nashville is coming up.

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Finance Wrapped

America’s Bankruptcy Boom

3D Printing Giants Set to Merge, European Cities Struggle with Tourism Surge, America’s Bankruptcy Boom, and More.