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December 22, 2021 Sign Up
Five articles every week, hand selected by the Flashpoint Investment Team, to make you smarter in the world of tech investments.

#1 FLASHPOINT FAMILY SEASON'S GREETINGS 2021/2022

Dear Reader! We would like to thank you for being with us during this Year! We hope you have enjoyed reading our news, going forward we will try to make it even more exciting! We are wishing you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year - CLICK HERE for the greetings from the entire Flashpoint Family - our portfolio companies and Flashpoint management prepared a little surprise!

#2 LEGO IS A MORE PROFITABLE INVESTMENT THAN GOLD RIGHT NOW

Every so-called fundamental of traditional investing has gradually been forced off a cliff’s edge. Gone are the days of bonds and stocks. These days, it’s all about JPGs of miserable looking apes, shitcoins named after jokes, and leveraging the power of hype. HSE University has published research indicating anyone who’s looking to make a tidy profit should invest in LEGO.

#3 THERANOS INVESTOR SELLS HIS STOCK CERTIFICATE AS NFT

Eighteen years after he invested and lost $150,000 in Theranos, Marc Ostrofsky says he found a way to cash in. And he’s going to use embattled Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes’ notoriety. Ostrofsky will be auctioning his worthless Series A stock certificate for 500,000 shares signed by Holmes as a nonfungible token.

#4 WANT YOUR STARTUP TO END 2022 WEAKER?

Your startup has more than 5 people.  Here's 18 things you can do in 2022 to screw it up. Want your startup to end 2022 weaker than when you started? Follow these tips  1. Keep the high-performing asshole on your team. You've got a small team. 1 of them is an epic jerk. But he's really good at his job. Don't worry. He'll get better. And he's just that important. 

#5 NAMING MUSK PERSON OF THE YEAR IS TIME'S 'WORST CHOICE'

Time magazine’s decision to make Tesla billionaire Elon Musk its person of the year for 2021 has been criticised because of his attitude to tax, opposition to unions and playing down the dangers of Covid. Musk, who is also the founder and chief executive of space exploration company SpaceX, recently passed Jeff Bezos as the world’s wealthiest person.

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