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All About the Berkeley Lights Stock IPO

For some reason, IPOs are coming out of the woodwork these days. Seems strange when you consider that just three months ago, all hell was breaking loose, and everyone seems to have forgotten about that. In fact, since the first-ever mention of the Woohoo Flu, the Nasdaq has gone up by +13%. Maybe everyone’s rushing […]

ACell’s Skin and Tissue Regeneration Technology

We’ve talked before about the many types of regenerative medicines under development by a multitude of companies. Investors are pouring money into the burgeoning field of longevity of which regenerative medicine is a part of. From printing organs on demand to harvesting them from pigs, there are many promising regenerative medicine technologies being developed. Today, […]

Renalytix AI and Kidney Disease Diagnostics

People often confuse “invest in what you know” with “invest in domestic stocks only.” Index provider MSCI builds an all-encompassing global index called the “MSCI ACWI IMI AC Index.” Forget about what all those cryptic acronyms mean, all you need to know is that 99% of all stocks around the globe from 49 countries are […]

Invitae Stock – A Pure-Play on Genetics Testing

We research and write about tech companies and stocks religiously, but we’ve learned the hard way that trying to cherry-pick winning stocks is a high-risk game. No matter how promising the thesis, every company can potentially implode. In an attempt to weed out the land mines, we look for companies with strong industry partnerships (as […]

Should You Invest in Recycling Vending Machines?

Earlier this year, we introduced you to Loop Industries (LOOP), a publicly traded U.S. company that is a pure-play for investing in recycled plastics. Specifically, Loop has developed a process for upcycling waste plastic and polyester fiber into high-purity, food-grade polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the same material used in the plastic water bottles and other packaging […]

Hyliion – Another Electric Semi Truck IPO

One way new investment opportunities manifest themselves is through initial public offerings (IPOs). This is an event where a company decides to sell some of their shares to the general public and institutional investors who will commit to purchasing shares. During this process, the company selling shares will typically go on a “roadshow” where they […]

Three Billion-Dollar U.S. Cannabis Stocks

In a recent piece on The Impact of No Brokerage Fees on Retail Investors, we discussed how zero-fee stock trading helps investors adhere to best practices like dollar-cost-averaging. What we didn’t talk about was how zero-fee stock trading apps such as Robinhood would open up a floodgate of newbie investors whose irrationality knows no bounds. […]

A Guide to Investing in Gene Editing Stocks

If we had to pick one disruptive technology that has the most potential to change mankind, it would be synthetic biology (synbio). A critical component of synbio is gene editing. You cannot have one without the other. When many people first hear about the potential of gene editing, they want to invest in it. The […]

A Guide to Investing in Graphene Stocks

You’ll often hear us use the term “trying to find the next Microsoft” which refers to investors who are looking for that one exciting get-rich-quick stock as opposed to doing it the slow and boring way with multiple stocks. Warren Buffet didn’t accumulate his wealth investing in exciting stocks, it’s the boring old dividend growth […]

Insurance Provider Lemonade Offers Stock in IPO

There aren’t many trillion-dollar industries, let alone multi-trillion-dollar industries. One of the biggest industries in the world, insurance – property, casualty, and life – premiums amount to approximately $5 trillion globally, accounting for 11% of gross domestic product in the United States. We previously discussed how technology is reshaping the insurance industry and today we’re […]