FOR THOSE WHO WANT TO DIG DEEPER.

The learning content that we provide at the Academy is accessible through a selection of outstanding contributions via books, interviews and YouTube-Videos. The spectrum of authors ranges from the investor legend from Omaha to a Nobel Prize-winning psychologist and a poker player with a penchant for decision theory. Have fun and enjoy the insights!

You can also download a complete title list here.

 

Book
Secrets of Sandhill Road
Scott Kupor

The author is Managing Partner at Andreessen Horowitz and knows the venture capital business from the inside. Here he explains to founders and interested parties what to look out for when setting up and working with venture capital investors. 

Book
Angel – How to invest in technology startups
Jason Calacanis

In this book, one of the most successful angel investors in Silicon Valley shares his rules for investing in start-ups. 

Book
The lean Startup
Eric Ries

With this book, Eric Ries has revolutionized the way startups achieve a "Product-Market-Fit" by recommending that they test their own ideas with potential customers as early as possible (MVP = "Minimal Viable Product"). An unusual approach, especially for Germans. 

Podcast
The Tim Ferris Show
Tim Ferris

One of the currently most listened to business podcasts with many important interview guests such as Marc Andreessen, Rick Rubin or Howard Marks

Podcast
Naval Podcast
Naval Ravikant

Naval Ravikant is one of the masterminds in Silicon Valley and has revolutionized the funding of start-ups with his platform Angelist. His podcast presents many important economic issues and business concepts (general and venture capital related). 

Podcast
The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish
Shane Parrish

Shane Parrish interview ein sehr breites Spektrum an unterschiedlichsten Gesprächspartnern. Es werden mentale Modelle und Erfolgsstrategien behandelt. Spannend sind u.a. die Gespräche mit Howard Marx (Nr. 53), Patrick Collison (Nr. 32) und Annie Duke (Nr. 37).  

Podcast
Value Investing with Legends
Professor Tano Santos

Finance Professor Tano Santos of the Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing at Columbia Business School interviews outstanding investors who are committed to the value investment style. We found the interviews with Tom Russo (No. 2) and Michael Mauboussin (No. 3) particularly interesting. 

Book
Invest Like The Best
Partick O'Shaughnessy

The quantitative investor Patrick O'Shaughnessy interviews other investors from different asset classes about their strategies and investment philosophies. We found Bill Gurley (No. 137), Chris Dixon (No. 69) and Elad Gil (No. 101) outstanding. 

Podcast
Capital Allocators
Ted Seides

In 2017, Seides launched the podcast, which features discussions with investment management executives about the people and process behind capital allocation. 

Book
The most important thing
Howard Marks

As Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, Howard Marks has shaped the investment scene for decades. His regularly published memos are required reading for many investors. "The most important thing" summarizes the thoughts in his memos by identifying the 18 aspects that he believes are most important and should be considered for successful equity investments. 

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The Joys of Compounding
Gautam Baid

Gautam Baid distils the wisdom, strategies and life philosophies of over 200 people from several centuries into a work about investing, learning and life in general. Although it contains many value investing principles, the results can be applied not only to investing, but also to business in general and to any kind of decision situation. 

Book
More than You know
Michael Mauboussin

It is a collection of essays that Michael Mauboussin published over many years. Essentially, it deals with investment philosophies, the psychology of investing, innovation & competitive strategies, and science & complexity. 

Book
Poor Charlie’s Almanach
Peter D. Kaufmann

An encyclopedia of the wisdoms of Charly Munger for many aspects of life and investing. 

Book
The intelligent Investor
Benjamin Graham

Since the first edition was published in 1949, Benjamin Graham's "The Intelligent Investor" has been the cornerstone of "Value Investing". This work presents timelessly valid basic principles for long-term successful investing. 

Book
Margin of Safety
Seth Klarman

Seth Klarman is an avowed supporter of value investing after Benjamin Graham. His investment approach focuses on differences between the price and value of an asset in different asset classes. If this difference is large enough ("the safety margin") he invests. With this book, Seth Klarman explains his approach. 

Book
You can be a stock market genius
Joel Greenblatt

Easy to read and practical introduction to investing in the stock market by a successful fund manager. In addition to case studies, many tips are given on how to be very successful in the stock market as an individual investor. 

Book
Value Investing from Graham to Buffet and beyond
Bruce Greenwald

Bruce Greenwald explains the basics and techniques of value investing and demonstrates the application of this investment philosophy using the investor examples of Warren Buffett and Mario Gabelli, among others. 

Video
CBA Speaker 4 April 2003, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Warren Buffet

One of Warren Buffett's many inspiring speeches on the basic principles of his investment philosophy

Book
Pioneering Portfolio Management
David Swensen

With his work for the Yale Endowment, David Swensen has revolutionized the way we think about capital allocation and correlations. Swensen puts particularly illiquid investments in the focus of robust asset allocation.

Book
The art of execution
Lee Freeman-Shor

The author shows which behaviors after a stock investment have a value-increasing or loss-reducing effect in order to react to changes in value. All recommendations are fact-based and represent basic rules that are easy to follow.

Book
Ground Rules
Jeremy Miller

The collected and commented partnership letters of the young Warren Buffett reveal the investment strategies with which an average annual return of almost 30 percent was achieved from 1956 to 1970.

Book
Superforcasting: The Art & Science of Prediction
Philip Tetlock & Dan Gardner

In a 20-year study, Wharten Professor Tetlock has systematically examined the human ability to make good predictions. The results are sobering, but techniques are also presented to help everyone improve their own ability to make successful predictions.

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The Dhandho Investor: The Low - Risk Value Method to High Returns
Moonish Pabrai

As a long-time Berkshire Hathaway shareholder and annual visitor to the annual general meeting in Omaha, Moonish Pabrai is a classic value investor after Graham, Buffett and Munger. In "The Dhandho Investor" he presents his investment framework".

Book
Am I being too Subtle?
Sam Zell

Sam Zell is a US billionaire and real estate tycoon. In this book he describes his way of investing in an entertaining way and shares many anecdotes of his versatile life.

Podcast
This Week in Intelligent Investing
MOI Global

John Mihaljevic interviews outstanding equity investors

Podcast
We Study Billionaires
Preston Pysh & Stig Brodersen

The hosts interview outstanding equity investors.

Podcast
A16z
Andreessen Horowitz

The podcast of the venture capital company Andreessen Horowitz focuses on technological trends in Silicon Valley.

Topics

From investment principles to asset monitoring: an overview of the contents of our workshop series.

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Speakers

Experts in investment criteria, risk management and succession planning. Our speakers in a video interview.

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Knowledge

A collection with many literature, video and podcast recommendations. Not only for workshop preparation.

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