John Henry is Venture Partner of Harlem Capital Partners where he focuses on operational improvements, deal sourcing, brand management and investor relations. In addition, he is the Managing Partner of a Real Estate fund, VM Properties. John previously invested in seed stage Real Estate tech companies through an accelerator, AREA. He also hosted Open For Business, a branded podcast from eBay and Gimlet Creative about building businesses from the ground up. The show debuted at #1 on the Business Podcasts charts on iTunes. At the age of 18 John left college to pursue what became his first company, an on-demand laundry service. John quickly carved a niche out in Film and Television Production, handling wardrobe for clients such as Boardwalk Empire, Law & Order: SVU, Power and more. Within just two years of launching Mobile City, the company was successfully acquired. Afterwards, John cofounded a non-profit incubator, Cofound Harlem, with a mission to incubate over 100 companies north of 96th street in New York City.
E878: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 co’s get feedback from Jason & Kirby Harris Base Ventures
E878: Founder.University #StartupTuneup: 9 startups in drone recovery, automated architecture, daily newsletters, soccer software, SMB marketing, design management, shoe commerce, tech recruiting, boutique delivery & more get candid feedback from Jason & Kirby Harris, Base Ventures
An interview and Q&A with billionaire debt investor and founder of Oaktree Capital Management, Howard Marks. In this interview, Howard discusses the patterns he has come to recognize in the market and how to adjust a portfolio to different points in a market cycle. Howard also talks about the worst words in investing and the impact of history on making investment decisions.
Video Segments: 0:00 Introduction 4:48 How were you able to synthesize your perspective on markets? 8:50 Pattern recognition? 12:30 Positioning? 19:58 Aggressive vs defensive portfolio? 30:31 FAANG stocks and worst words in the world? 38:28 Philanthropy? 41:44 Start of Q&A 41:59 Definition of defensive portfolio? 44:04 What do you think about the rise in interest rates? 48:51 Financial companies investing with algorithms effect on cycles? 50:41 How do you view debt levels? 52:44 How do we know if the different market cycles will link up? 57:00 Insights on managing margin in market cycles?
NBA legend Magic Johnson sits down to talk business with UNINTERRUPTED CEO Maverick Carter. This exclusive conversation dives into how Magic got his start, who inspired him along the way, and what it means to become More Than An Athlete, now and in the future.
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E854 Brian Brakeen Kairos: facial recognition, $30m token, future of AI, why he won’t sell to police
Kairos CEO & Co-founder Brian Brackeen on innovating in facial recognition, processing over a billion faces, raising $30m via token sale, the dream & dystopia of AI, the persistence of racial profiling, & why he won’t sell his technology to law enforcement