Podcast: how does “boots on the ground” help an investor?

8 July, 2022

In today’s Exponential Investor

  • Welcome back, me
  • Where have you been, and what did you do?
  • Pay attention to attendance

It’s been awhile, but the dynamic duo is back together again on the Exponential Investor podcast.

That’s right, Sam’s back from leave and you once again hear from Sam and Shae together, instead of just getting Shae’s monologues to camera.

This week, the discussion turns to the benefits and impact of real “boots-on-the-ground” research.

Over the last few weeks, we’ve both been able to get to major industry events “IRL” (in real life) to speak with and hear from the people shaping our future.

Whether we’re talking commodities markets, FinTech, crypto or just investing in general, it pays to be at some of the conferences and events our world has to offer.

You get to have the conversations, “fireside” chats and insights that you’ll never have at a virtual conference.

You get to see, hear, and feel innovation first hand, as well as enjoy a real-world experience that no Zoom meeting will ever deliver.

This gives us an edge, and affords us a level of understanding that most people won’t ever have or bother to obtain.

It doesn’t make us special. Anyone can do this much of the time. A lot of the conferences we go are easily accessible by investors. We’re certain not enough of the people who should utilise these events actually do. But, if you’ve got the time and the inclination, there’s nothing stopping you from getting to the same kinds of functions we go to… and it’s always nice to meet our readers IRL, too.

To hear more about the level of inside information (in the completely legal sense) we have access to, tune in to this week’s Exponential Investor podcast.

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Until next time…

Sam Volkering
Editor, Exponential Investor