Net neutrality made the internet fair for everyone on it. The US government has taken that away, and the responsibility of restoring those rights to the American people now rests on the shoulders of tech leaders and internet groups.
The cryptocurrency market shows many characteristics of a speculative bubble, but may also possess revolutionary underlying value. In times of herd investment like these, Shiller's words are strikingly pertinent: "Irrational exuberance is the psychological basis of a speculative bubble. I define a speculative bubble as a situation in which news of price increases spurs investor enthusiasm, which spreads by psychological contagion from person to person, in the process amplifying stories that might justify the price increases and bringing in a larger and larger class of investors, who, despite doubts about the real value of an investment, are drawn to it partly through envy of others’ successes and partly through a gambler's excitement."
Investing isn't for the geniuses, but for the ordinary people willing put in the time, research, and and effort to cultivate an understanding of how companies operate, how people trade, and how markets move.
We've arrived at #techcrunch! Great to see so many startups disrupting the status quo and building the future! Be sure to come by our table and say hi as we teach all the newcomers to invest smarter, together!
Investing can be exhilarating, exhausting, or downright scary. It's our vision to calm those fears and empower investors to invest smarter, together. Thanks to @oliverthomasklein for the beautiful UI to tackle this vision and for the insta-inspiration!!
Check out our cofounder's freestyle on financial literacy and get ready for the Rapunzl launch this weekend! We're psyched about the community we're building and excited to collaborate with everyone through transparent portfolios in order to invest smarter!