Post Tagged with: "Economics"

Two big predictions and GoBank/Simple/Moven/Bluebird thoughts

Two big predictions and GoBank/Simple/Moven/Bluebird thoughts

by January 16, 2013 at 2:51 pm 0 comments

Ron Shevlin (@rshevlin) and Jim Bruene (@netbanker) and I have been back and forth Ron’s article today on so-called NeoChecking Account and the news of the GoBank (http://www.gobank.com) here in the US yesterday. Firstly, let me just say that seeing the likes of GoBank enter the market is great news for consumers and once again proves […]

Job Creationism

Job Creationism

by December 15, 2011 at 10:49 pm 0 comments

I started my investing career doing leveraged buy-out deals at Bain Capital, working directly for Mitt Romney and his then small group of partners.  I left in 1997 to start my own venture capital firm, and part of my rationale was that I wanted to spend time creating jobs. In the 14 years since then, […]