Author: Andy Gordon

I made my chops as an entrepreneur and investor with over 30 years of experience at building wealth for myself and others. I graduated from the London School of Economics a year after the bicentennial. By the way, this is the same school that produced 34 heads of state including John F. Kennedy… and another 18 Nobel Laureates…

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Editor’s Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Manager Francis Vu. Asaak — the company I’m introducing to you today —  immediately intrigued me. As a Uganda-based fintech company, it’s very different from other startups I’ve shared…
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New Pick: Unifying a Divided Smart Home Market

By Andy Gordon on January 12, 2023

Note: This report was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Manager Francis Vu. I was wrong about the Internet of Things (IoT). I began touting the coming revolution in smart devices about eight years ago. I said it…
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Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Analyst Teddy Lyons. I prefer to stay as far away from hospitals as possible.  Don’t get me wrong. I appreciate hospitals. But I also know that hospitals are…
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World Tree Steps Up Its Game

By Andy Gordon on December 19, 2022

World Tree is raising again — this time on StartEngine. This raise gives old and new investors alike a chance to grab a revenue share of the 2032 Empress Splendor harvest.  Raising every year is baked into World Tree’s…
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Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Analyst Teddy Lyons. Imagine if there was a material that was as strong as steel, but three times lighter.  Impossible, right? Well, the startup I’m going…
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What Went Wrong With NowRx

By Andy Gordon on December 12, 2022

Last Monday, I told you that NowRx was going out of business. Today, I’m going to share some more thoughts on why it happened.  The company says it was because of the deteriorating economy. But there’s a lot more to it…
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NowRx Is Going Out of Business

By Andy Gordon on December 5, 2022

As many of you know, NowRx is going out of business. NowRx issued an email yesterday detailing some of the asset sales of the company that have recently taken place, including a link to the company’s announcement last Wednesday that Alto Pharmacy has acquired the rights to NowRx’s…
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Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Analyst Teddy Lyons.  My colleague Teddy Lyons recently moved into a new apartment. Once he unpacked, he realized that there were a dozen additional items that he needed to order…
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New Pick: Breast Cancer Screening Tech That Saves Lives

By Andy Gordon on October 20, 2022

Note: This recommendation was co-authored by KingsCrowd Investment Research Associate Inez Sanjaya. The first time I learned that mammograms were incredibly painful was the first time Cecily got one after we got married. I guess this is something mothers…
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The first Ford car was sold on July 23, 1903 — a little before my time. Over the years, cars and trucks have become faster, sleeker and safer. But the vehicle my grandfather drove in the 1920s… the one my father drove in the 1940s… and what I…
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I love companies that make me think, “Why didn’t I think of that?” These are almost never pure technology plays because the technology is already there. It’s merely waiting for a clever company with a clever idea to make profitable use of it.  The technology-in-waiting here…
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Most people who grew up in the 1960s cite two events they can vividly remember. The first is when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in 1963. The other is when the U.S. landed on the moon in 1969. I will never forget the day Kennedy was killed.
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New Pick: A Trustworthy Gig Workforce

By Andy Gordon on August 25, 2022

Great investment opportunities come in all shapes and forms. Some startups are solving the world’s biggest problems — like climate change and the global pandemic. They focus on the scary problems that can do great harm. These problems get the most attention. But I greatly appreciate…
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Our broken healthcare system has no shortage of startups trying to fix big stubborn problems.  The opportunities are plentiful. That’s the upside. But the reason there is so much opportunity is that healthcare in the U.S. has been so resistant to change. And that’s the downside. …
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New Pick: Rapid, Eco-Friendly Lithium Production

By Andy Gordon on July 25, 2022

Everybody is worried about soaring oil prices. But I’ve been watching another resource that’s in high demand: lithium.  Its price has shot up 434% year over year, leaving oil in the dust. Users are beginning to panic. In April, Elon Musk tweeted…