With the continued rise of the internet as a marketing, advertising, and commercial force, many entrepreneurs – both the seasoned ones and the more recent ones – have personally grown in wealth.Â More than that, they are looking at taking the plunge and becoming investors themselves. For example, people such as Jason Calacanis, ofÂ Mahalo and Weblogs Inc. fame, started mainly as writers. Jason was a journalist with Silicon Alley Reporter. Brian Clark of Copyblogger fame has the core of his business revolving around writing. Jason now is a prolific (angel) investor, while Brian occasionally invests in smaller, but not less successful, projects.
An important factor in making the jump, as with everything, is to be well-informed and to have a great sidekick. Fisher Investments is a money management company founded by multi NYT-bestseller author Ken Fisher.Â This group is a great partner in learning about investing, receiving investment advice, and management. With its great series ‘Fisher Investments On‘, the Woodbridge money management company led by the author of The Ten Roads to Riches, several books are offered, each tackling specific markets such as technology, energy, and utilities. These books are great at giving their readers a first introduction in to the specific markets, as well as providing the possible future investors with frameworks to make analyzing opportunities and investments more successful. Read More