I invest by listening to consumer demands for many products, looking to see where early adopters are trending towards, along with capitalizing on people’s own foolish buying habits when buying stocks. I have BS and MS in Chemical Engineering and have a number of publications that range in subjects from environmental sustainability, chemical reactions, to chaos theory.
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Mira Inbar is a business development consultant, specializing in bringing new technologies to market in the energy and advanced materials sectors. She has extensive experience building new businesses and creating multi-million dollar partnerships in both the non-profit and private sectors.
Mira's current work focuses on developing go-to-market plans, building customer pipelines, brokering contracts, and raising financing for early-stage start-ups. She has worked across the energy and advanced materials sectors, specifically in energy storage, wind, sapphire, and commercial drone markets.
Prior to starting her own business, Mira worked at The Dow Chemical Company, where she helped launch the company's lithium-ion battery business and developed water partnerships for the company in Brazil. Prior to Dow, Mira was a manager at the non-profit conservation organization Forest Trends, where she launched and managed conservation programs throughout Africa and the Middle East.
She holds and MBA from UC Berkeley and a BS in Biology from Oberlin College. She speaks Spanish, Portuguese and English.
My name is Mark B. Spiegel and I'm the Managing Member of Stanphyl Capital Management LLC. I can be reached at: mark (at) stanphylcap (dot) com. My Twitter feed is @markbspiegel
I am a market enthusiast and part-time trader. I started writing for Seeking Alpha in 2011, and it has been a tremendous opportunity and learning experience. I have been interested in the markets since elementary school, and hope to pursue a career in the investment management industry. I have been active in the markets for several years, and am primarily focused on long/short equities.
I hold a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lehigh University, where I double majored in Finance and Accounting, with a minor in History. My major track focused on Investments and Financial Analysis. While at Lehigh, I was the Head Portfolio Manager of the Investment Management Group, a student group that manages three portfolios, one long/short and two long only. I have had two internships, one a summer internship at a large bank, and another helping to manage the Lehigh University Endowment for nearly a year.
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I am an independent investor, focusing on small to mid market cap companies with high growth potential and perform fundamental, market and risk analyses.
I joined Seeking Alpha to share some of my ideas and interact with fellow investors for progression.
I also work full time as a project manager in a Finance/IT company.
I'm an Engineer from New Zealand, recently moved back to the homeland after 4 years of living in Switzerland. I've a little under a decade of experience in product development in the energy industry; most of it relating to grid interactive power electronics applied to a range of applications including electric vehicle fast charging and grid battery energy storage; both with engineering multinational ABB. More recently I led the engineering activities through to V1.0 product launch at Ampard, an energy storage startup. Now I split my time between consulting work and my own projects, the foremost of which is www.tradifex.com, a trade optimization framework (currently under development).
I've been dabbling in stocks from time to time for the last ten years - early efforts led to burnt fingers, leading to a more cautious approach and positive results in recent years. I greatly admire and respect Warren Buffet and agree with his philosophy that you should buy companies you understand and believe in... but at the same time I'm not blind to the impact of sentiment. Between doing my homework and applying a few analytical tools I've been coding in my spare time I try to make out ok.