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A Profile In Failure: J.K. Rowling

Facing extreme failure in the years leading up to the publication of the Harry Potter series inspired J.K....
By Jeff Stibel | Vice Chairman

Michael Jordan: A Profile in Failure

Despite being the best basketball player – and one of the best athletes – of all time, success was not...
By Jeff Stibel | Vice Chairman

Los Angeles: The Olympic City

A brief history of famous Southland medalists

Warren Buffett: A Profile in Failure

Sizing up the obstacles overcome by the world’s third-richest man prior to his ascendancy at Berkshire...
By Jeff Stibel | Vice Chairman

The City of Angels is Flying High

The capital of media and the most entrepreneurial city in the world is quickly morphing into the capital of...
By Howard Marks | Co-founder & Executive Chairman, StartEngine

Speaking Youth to Power

A new generation is wielding its influence through philanthropic activism
By Henry Elkus | Founder & CEO, Helena

It’s Good to Be Back

The excitement of the 2016 NFL season is heating up, and for the first time in two decades, Los Angeles has a...
By Kevin Demoff | COO & EVP, Football Operations, LA Rams

Sustainable Investing: The Rewards of Going Green

High Road companies are profiting by doing the right thing
By Andrei Cherny | CEO

Crowdfunding: Real Estate is Going Mainstream

You, too, can own a hotel in California, an apartment building in Texas, or a shopping center in Washington,...
By Jilliene Helman | Founder & CEO

Equity Crowdfunding and the Rights of Man

“Money is the seed of money, and the first guinea is sometimes more difficult to acquire than the second...
By Howard Marks | Co-founder & Executive Chairman, StartEngine

Michael Kelly: Channeling the Spirit of Dorothy Buffum Chandler to Catalyze Change in Los Angeles

Philanthropist and arts activist Dorothy Buffum Chandler graced Time’s cover in December 1964. The article...
By Michael Kelly | Executive Director, LA Coalition

Michael Kelly: What Los Angeles Can Learn From the Warner Bros.

In 1917, Jack Warner was summoned to Los Angeles by one of his older brothers, Sam, to create a foothold in...
By Michael Kelly | Executive Director, LA Coalition

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