Bleeding Edge

The Bleeding Edge is the only free newsletter that features tech investing expert, Jeff Brown. With nearly 30 years of experience as a high-technology executive, Jeff’s insights into the world of tech investing are unrivaled.

What Is it About Billionaires and Space?

The common thread amongst these billionaires is that they’re dreamers. And they’re ambitious enough to want to do things that have never been done before. The best projects have been invested in for more than a decade without any concerns about profitability. Losing money was irrelevant. Succeeding in the mission was what was important.

The Trillion Dollar Club

It's hard not to succumb to the excitement and hype around artificial intelligence right now. I’ve never seen so much technological advancement in any sector compared to what we’ve seen with AI in the last six months… As an investor, it’s easy to want to be part of the ride. It must go higher, right? Everyone wants more AI,...

Why I’m Skeptical of Hydrogen Fuel

The thought of powering our cars, trucks, trains, and even planes with the most abundant element in the universe sounds like the solution to greatly reducing global carbon emissions. After all, its only byproduct is water when used.

Inflation Will Be a Years-Long Battle

In the summer and fall of 2021, many investors learned a new term: “transitory inflation.” The term was trotted out again and again by the Fed Chair, Jerome Powell, to explain away the alarming rise in consumer prices. Powell’s argument—in essence—was that inflation was simply a result of supply chain constraints which, in turn, were caused by the lockdown...

Is a CBDC Even Constitutional?

In this mailbag edition, Jeff shares his thoughts on an early-stage company he hasn’t recommended despite the company’s focus on an exciting sector. Readers also want to know if Jeff believes a central bank digital currency (CBDC) is constitutional and what the difference is between an exchange, a broker, and an alternative trading system (ATS).

The Emerging Digital Town Hall

The more interesting shift at play here is that a presidential candidate chose to launch their campaign on a digital town hall as opposed to a more traditional broadcast medium. The reality is that trust in mass media and journalists who work at mass media outlets is at all time lows. All of the big players are suffering because...

Meta’s Record Privacy Fine

It’s an impressive fine. In fact, it’s the largest privacy fine issued by the European Union in history. Meta now has five months to “suspend any future transfer of personal data to the U.S.”