147A. That’s the new SEC rule that facilitates intrastate crowdfunding offerings. How so? Well, until now there’s been a ban on intrastate advertising for new offerings, which dates back to snake oil days. The modern interpretation of this ban meant that would-be crowdfunders have not been able to use social media posts, email, or other communication […]
The root of the matter. Recent scientific research on mycorrhizal networks brings a whole new layer of meaning to the Rumi quote above. These networks – made up of the fuzzy stuff that surrounds root systems of trees and other plants – have finally been getting the attention they deserve. It turns out that there’s […]
1495 …is the current number of signatories to the UN Principles for Responsible Investing. The total includes 305 institutional asset owners, 987 investment managers, and 205 professional service partners. $59T (that’s trillion with a “T”) …is the total assets under management that these signatories represent. This is over half of global institutional assets. […]
Some Honeybee readers will know that I’ve devoted a great deal of time over the years to empathy – trying (often in vain) to practice it, and trying to study it too. This is not so uncommon these days, even in business and finance circles, where there is more and more discussion of “EQ” in […]
Hello Honeybees! This week’s mini-video (the final one in our current series) discusses the application of biomimicry principles to investing, and how natural systems can illuminate risks and opportunities that will never show up in our fancy spreadsheets (helpful as those spreadsheets may be).
In this mini-video post we begin to explore the wisdom of biomimicry, and to explain how it might be effectively applied to investing. This post is part of a video series that illustrates our journey in using principles from nature (the study of biomimicry) in our investment work. There are 7 episodes in all, and […]
Hello Honeybees! Today’s mini-video continues our discussion of bringing lessons from biology – from life on earth – into our investment work. We highlight the power and wisdom of the sustainability seen in the natural world, wisdom that is largely untapped when it comes to our business and investing practices.
Hello Honeybees! As many of you know, the writing of my first book is well underway, and it’s set to be published by Bibliomotion in springtime 2014. Below please find a mini-manifesto about this mega-project. If you’d like to receive ongoing book updates, please click here. We are all investors. We invest our time, our energy, […]