Hello from INbyJD (or what is JDM’s focus today = capitalism)


QUOTE OF THE DAY

enjoy-capitalism

“If you gave me $100 billion and said fix capitalism, I’d say enjoy capitalism as it rules the world today and even $100 trillion could not fix it.” – J20.02.21.06P

“If you gave me $100 billion and said to take away the soft drink leadership of Coca-Cola in the world, I’d give it back to you and say it can’t be done.” – Warren Buffett

Inspiration: https://www.fool.com/investing/2017/03/10/what-percentage-of-coca-cola-does-warren-buffett-o.aspx

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TODAY (DOING)

Weekend Fun = what happens in fun mode stays in fun mode!

FUTURE (DO)

  • Networking (see below for locations)
  • Raising money for Fund of Funds

Setting up one-on-one meetings (Meet JD before or after an event)

PAST CALENDAR (DONE)

Friday, February 21, 2020 (20.02.21)

  1. Call with Michael at MSF Capital Advisors (great person)
  2. Set up meetings with people in San Fransico for two family office meetings
  3. Work on the next Forbes Article (EBITDA consolidation or fund of funds)
  4. Coaching paid off and GoGhost got a term sheet from an international fund (HNWI/family office)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 (20.02.20)

  1. Breakfast with Jamie an amazing realtor at La Costa Resort
  2. Pitch strategy call with amazing PR/PA person
  3. Call with old private equity friend Patrick
  4. The unveiling of the all-electric Prosch Taycan

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CONCEPT Brioni Traveling Rule


This is a concept blog posting based on writing an article for a magazine or online media.

CONCEPT:  It was my tumb rule that a Trader Joes need to be near my travel location in the days when I would travel to any location.  Now I think the Brioni rule should apply when trying to find a hotel within a 1 or 3 or 7 or ??? mile radius.  All you have to say is Brioni is in the Wynn = zero miles.  More developing!  As of 2015, Brioni had 46 directly-operated retail stores.

Visiting soon: Store at 459 North Rodeo DriveCA 90210 and Wynn, Suite 1, 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South (explore the 1 or 3 or 7-mile rule)

brioni Wynn Las Vegas

Photo Source from Wynn, Brioni, and Wiki.

Research from Wiki:  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brioni_(brand)

Brioni was established in Rome in 1945 as a men’s tailoring company by founders Nazareno Fonticoli, a tailor, and Gaetano Savini, an entrepreneur.[6] They opened their first shop on Via Barberini 79, naming the brand after the formerly Italian Brionian Islands (now part of Croatia); the shop is still at the same address. Brioni quickly started to raise interest from high-profile movie business personalities, heads of state and business leaders.

In 1952, Brioni staged the first men’s fashion show in history, inside the Sala Bianca at Palazzo Pitti in Florence. The clothes introduced new silhouettes, bold colors and innovative fabrics, marking an important chapter for the company. A couple of years later, Brioni invented the trunk show, during which the collections were presented directly in stores, allowing customers to personalize the garments with the Su Misura service (made-to-measure).[7]

JUST FOR FUN: Allen & Co. + Benchmark = invisible hand or cloaked?


“Sometimes it is better to be known by the powerful and you do not have to market.  Others say these companies control the invisible hand.  I can not see invisible so I can not say!” – J20.01.23.1930P

No Website = wiki page = Allen & Company LLC is an American privately held boutique investment bank based at 711 Fifth AvenueNew York.[1] The firm, known for its deliberate avoidance of publicity, specializes in real estate, technology, media and entertainment

A website with just its addresses = wiki Page = Benchmark is a venture capital firm based in San Francisco that provides seed money to startups. The firm’s most successful investment was a 1997 investment of $6.7 million in eBay for 22.1% of the company.[1] In 2011, it invested $12 million for an 11% stake in Uber, worth $7 billion in 2019.

I WANT TO KNOW (SONG NEXT TIME)

  1. What is your insight or idea (other companies have changed from one page to full website).
  2. What do you have to say about KKR, TPG, or others that website has changed to full marketing!

MORE DEVELOPING (OR NOT)

I most likely will just stay away from an article in Forbes as my Teflon not as strong as these companies!

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