Alts Cafe

Alts Cafe is a new weekly briefing sent every Monday.

Everything you need to know about alternative assets, delivered each Monday with your morning coffee.

It delivers interesting links, witty commentary, and important news briefings across the alternative investing landscape.

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Recently Published

bank underwater

Well, what a fine mess.

Banks are dropping like flies, 50/50 chance of 25ps rate hikes, Bitcoin ripped last week, Funko Pops oversupply problem & More.


There’s never just one cockroach

The biggest bank collapse since 2008, our funds aren’t anywhere near Silicon Valley Bank, the US government bailing SVB depositors out and more.

high rates

Mortgage rates are above 7%

Choppy week in the equities markets, rates climb and house rent continues to fall, tough week for Crypto, and the safest recession-proof industry to invest in Startups.

market crash

Will Global Stock Markets crash in 2023?

Half the global population thinks the stock market is set to crash, total housing units under construction hit a record number, NFTs continue to accelerate, and it’s getting harder to borrow money soon for Startups.

bitcoin up

BTC & ETH are back above pre-FTX levels

2023 has had a good couple of weeks so far, Our Q4 report is out, BTC & ETH are back above pre-FTX levels, and shifts in the Startups market that are worth looking at.


A good time to start looking for deals

Positive inflation surprise last week, Canada’s median home price is 11x more than household income, our NFT blue-chip index is up 18% this year, and it’s a good time to look for good deals in Startups.

What you get

Exotic market research
We study esoteric alternative investment markets and show you what’s interesting. We research stuff you never even knew existed.
Modern alt indexes

We create indices for eclectic modern alts. We’ve got a vinyl index, a whiskey index, and more. This helps us find the best buying opportunities for our alternative investment fund

Outlook and Risks

We wrap everything up with a rich qualitative analysis. You’ll understand the pros & cons of investing in all sorts of alternative asset classes.


Morgan Keim
Morgan Keim
Managing Director of Ocean Ridge Capital
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Valentine Watkins
Content Designer at Afterpay
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Absolute must-read every time it hits my inbox. Stefan and Wyatt are web wizards, appraising assets using a mixture of arcane product knowledge, SEO sorcery and metrics magic. They lift a veil shrouding the Internet to show its secret world of investment opportunities.
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Benjamin Hoffman
Co-founder at
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Dominic Wells
Founder, Onfolio
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Sourabh Soni
Software Engineer, Cisco
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Jessica Farrimond
Senior Performance Consultant, Crypto Enthusiast
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