Mike Winnet (a pseudonym) coined the phrase “contreprenuer” to describe those who flog snake oil on social media, such as Creepbook for Business. Examples we’ve touched on previously include Brigette and Oleg. Australians have a few home-grown versions too, such as the very scarily-toothed Adam Hudson and our all-time favourite, Mark Bouris. Here’s one from […]
Kevin Rudd is predicting economic doom. There are very few certainties in life beyond death and taxes but one can make a solid fortune by betting against any economic prediction offered by the former Australian Prime Minister. No, not that former Prime Minister, or that one, or that one, or that one, or that one, […]
Friend of this organ, Jessica “admire my big brain and pants” Irvine has been asked to apply her huge pants brain to the subject of Indigenous finance. Prima facie, it may seem as if applying Jessica’s genius to matters Aboriginal might risk a somewhat condescending experience given her previous form of explaining that she can […]
It’s ok, they filed those late reports: And yet: Bill’s Opinion Mark Bouris’ $YBR seems to be the Schröndinger’s Cat of the ASX; neither bust nor trading. On verra…..
….is to invest three million dollars into a business built by a real estate “entrepreneur”. Exhibit 1 McGrath Estate Agents John “Million Dollar Agent” McGrath has presided over one of the most classic examples of wealth destruction of our time. I think the people we should feel most sorry for are those who bought into […]
The Lucky Country tends to lack the entrepreneurial spirit. The reasons behind this are many, my personal view is that it’s a function of the incentives in the economy; for four decades, Australians have been rewarded by investing in property or working in industries relating to it. The corollary to this is that there’s been […]