Peter Thiel Is Bullish on the Midwest. So Are We

Peter Thiel Is Bullish on the Midwest. So Are We

Peter Thiel is one of the savviest investors of our time. His $2.5 billion net worth is proof of that. So when Thiel says the next big innovations will be born in the American Midwest, it’s probably a safe bet that he’s onto something — especially since he is planning to put his money where his mouth is.

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Why Gen X Can’t Retire: Changing the Calculus of Retirement

Why Gen X Can’t Retire: Changing the Calculus of Retirement

As of 2013, the mean retirement savings of all working-age families was just over $95,000, according to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Broken down by age group, the average 60+ year old had about $163,000 in total retirement savings (notably down from $211,000 before the financial crisis) while those under 40 barely peaked above $40,000.

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iSelect Video: How iSelect Fits Into the Marketplace

iSelect Video: How iSelect Fits Into the Marketplace

The years 2007 and 2008 substantially hurt the appetite for equity securities in the United States.  People lost 50% of their assets that were in equities, and people who were overleveraged lost more than that unfortunately. And it has left a bad taste for equities in... Read more
iSelect and Startup Ecosystems

iSelect and Startup Ecosystems

One of the things that we’ve discovered is that every place, these ecosystems, have something that they do best, that they’re special about. And, if you go in and you talk to people about where they’ve had success in the past, where their expertise... Read more
David Yocom, Venture for America Fellow, Joins iSelect Ventures Team

David Yocom, Venture for America Fellow, Joins iSelect Ventures Team

iSelect is pleased to welcome David Yocom, a 2017 Venture For America Fellow, to its Ventures team, where he will be focused on investment due diligence and portfolio maintenance. As a Venture Analyst, he will also be helping to build out iSelect’s Market Networks program and assisting in other outreach efforts.

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