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!
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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.
In this book, one of the most successful angel investors in Silicon Valley shares his rules for investing in start-ups.
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.
One of the currently most listened to business podcasts with many important interview guests such as Marc Andreessen, Rick Rubin or Howard Marks
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).
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).
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.
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.
In 2017, Seides launched the podcast, which features discussions with investment management executives about the people and process behind capital allocation.
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.
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.
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.
An encyclopedia of the wisdoms of Charly Munger for many aspects of life and investing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of Warren Buffett's many inspiring speeches on the basic principles of his investment philosophy
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.
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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
John Mihaljevic interviews outstanding equity investors
The hosts interview outstanding equity investors.
The podcast of the venture capital company Andreessen Horowitz focuses on technological trends in Silicon Valley.