Articles under “Miscellaneous”

Data is the New Frontier

In August 2011 Marc Andreessen wrote a Wall Street Journal op-ed that famously explained why, “software is eating the world.” As we explained in Demystifying VC Economics, Part 5, industry after industry is being disrupted by new entrants that implement much of the incumbents’ value in the form of a software-based service that can be

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Closing the Gap

When I speak to women’s groups about investing, I often share my own story of when I was starting out. After a few years of earnestly saving, I hired a financial adviser who put my savings to work in the market.

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Following the Rules

There’s not much debate that computers are better at routine tasks than people. But most people don’t realize that good investing is incredibly routine.

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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: What You Need to Know

President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) into law on December 22, 2017 with most provisions becoming effective January 1, 2018. Ultimately, how the TCJA impacts each individual depends on which state you live in, your household income, how you earn your income, your family size, whether you own a home and

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