Doug Scott, loud mouth Geordie entrepreneur living in the Midlands.

Ignite allows people to invest- wow

Ignite allows people to invest- wow Many people know I am a great fan of the guys and girls in Newcastle, well they have now expanded to London and are allowing everyone to invest:) Ignite Fund Click Here Some awesome companies have come from this place:):) Many I have invested in:) They already have lots Read More

Mark at Facebook and Giving all that money away??

Mark at Facebook and Giving all that money away?? Interesting article I read related to these sort of things: Last week, Microsoft founder Bill Gates attempted to convince billionaires around the world to agree to give away half their money to charity. But in Germany, the “Giving Pledge,” backed by 40 of the world’s wealthiest Read More

Keep your Company UK based and be bought by all the US Off Shore Money

Keep your Company UK based and be bought by all the US Off Shore Money There is 2 Trillion dollars stuffed in Off Shore bank accounts: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-06-16/offshore-cash-of-2-trillion-sparks-hunt-for-tax-friendly-deals Make sure you keep your company in a tax jurisdiction where your company looks good to get hold of some of this money somehow:) Candy Crush was sold Read More

Uber is listed on the Stock Market

Uber is listed on the Stock Market Many pension funds, investment funds and publiclly traded funds have taken positions in Uber and hence the publicly traded companies stock value adjusts as the perceived value of Uber adjusts up and down. Having watched Fidelity write down the stock value of many of the private companies it Read More

Brains will be upgraded by 2030

Our brains will be pluggged into the Internet and Upgraded by 2030 This guy has had most of his predictions come true…. http://singularityhub.com/2015/10/12/ray-kurzweils-wildest-prediction-nanobots-will-plug-our-brains-into-the-web-by-the-2030s Worth reading and watchng who he is Doug

Lets all be happy and comfortable and bored

Lets all be happy and comfortable and bored For whatever reason when ever the world gets oh so nice and comfortable I go and mess things up just to stop myself getting bored. In my younger days it meant I left lovely houses with lovely people living in lovely places and tossed it all up Read More

How to stop terrorism?

How to stop terrorism? Simply make them fall in love:) http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2001/12/all-you-need-is-love/302351/     And if you want a detailed expplanation http://www.gwern.net/Terrorism%20is%20not%20about%20Terror Doug

BGF Ventures be more adventurous guys please

BGF Ventures be more adventurous guys please BGF, a £200 million tech fund is looking for staff………looks like the same old skill sets are need: Top University, MBA, strategy, private equity, investment banking….here is the job advert: https://bgf-ventures.workable.com/jobs/150361 Experience of one of: Entrepreneurial / startup / venture experience Business development, strategy or product management at Read More

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