Ziad Abdelnour

Hillary for President?

By : Ziad Abdelnour| 27 April 2015
I have a serious problem with Hillary as President. Why? Well I am afraid she has absolutely no clue of how our economy functions and I blame her too for backing the disastrous monetary policy which has wound up being the greatest redistribution of w...

Shaping The US Global Geopolitical Future

By : Ziad K Abdelnour| 12 March 2015
Remember George Orwell? “Now I will tell you the answer to my question. It is this. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. What pure power means you...

About VC Money and Startups

By : Ziad K Abdelnour| 2 February 2015
Having been in the VC/Private Equity business for three decades now I am often asked if VC money can make a startup successful on its own and if not what really does it. So I thought I’d share with you in here my 2 cents in the hope of further...

My 6 Top Geopolitical Predictions for 2015

By : Ziad K Abdelnour| 2 January 2015
If 2014 proved anything, it’s that guessing at the state of the world a year down the line is a vain or even slightly embarrassing endeavor. Indeed, who could have expected a year ago that Russia would take over Crimea, ISIS would break out of...

The Sony Breach: The Evidence vs Politics

By : Ziad K Abdelnour| 23 December 2014
Blaming North Korea for the Sony breach may be like blaming Benghazi on a video. The Sony breach may be much larger than is being admitted and It may affect your household. Everyone is agog at the recent breach at Sony Pictures in Hollywood.  Movies...

Business Lessons Learned in 2014

By : Ziad Abdelnour| 8 December 2014
Looking back I can humbly say that 2014 was one of the highlights of my life in terms of learning about myself and how to make big things happen. What did I exactly learn? I learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go...

Taking on the Big Boys

By : Ziad K Abdelnour| 2 December 2014
Thanks to the Internet, entrepreneurs today across the board can disrupt slow moving industries like never before. This process is also creating billionaires the world over faster than any time in history and I believe this is just the beginning. It...

Can we separate Economics and Politics?

By : Ziad K. Abdelnour| 21 February 2011
Some people criticize the injection of politics into economic discussions. But economic historians tell us that economists used to understand and accept that economics is wholly interrelated with politics, and that politics affects our economy. They...