Unsolicited Heavy Petting – April 2017 Falcon Finds
Unsolicited Heavy Petting…
Falcon Finds is a monthly curation of the most interesting things found and shared by the Sneaky Falcon team. These are the articles, ideas, businesses, and more discussed by the group in the month of March.
“Never depend on a single income. Make investments to create a second source – Warren Buffett.” – @astute investing via twitter
Pass the tequila, grandma!
If you’re a baby boomer and aren’t quite ready to put down that margarita and pick up that walker, does Jimmy Buffett have a business proposition for you. Yes, THAT Jimmy Buffett.
The musician turned licensing royalty mogul was not content to stop at branded drink machines or restaurants. In perhaps the best business move yet, he is opening a line of Margaritaville senior homes in Florida. Gives a whole new meaning to the lyric “wastin away again in Margaritaville”.
The only way to know your future is to create it. – Steve Burns via twitter
Remember when we wanted to buy a homebrew supply business?
Like a whole month ago? Nah, forget that. We’ve moved past brew supply drop shipping, and on to proprietary Lending Club note trading algorithms. Once again, via our favorite website marketplace Flippa, Sean’s searching dug up this gem called flux robot.
Helping those who are actually investors in the loan notes on the LC platform programmatically select notes to increase returns and limit risk, this felt like something we could not only run as a business, but also bring the technology in-house. Sooner or later, we may actually execute on one of these aquisitions.
The Markets “PLUNGE” in March
Amazon is piloting free beer delivery
So… apparently e-commerce mega giant Amazon is taking its attempts at complete world domination to the next level, piloting a new beer delivery program in Columbus and Cincinnati. While an interesting development in general, the location itself is even more exciting, as Columbus happens to be the HQ city of Sneaky Falcon Enterprises. All we really have to add on the matter is…
The Sneaky Falcon twitter gets 100 whole followers
Shameless self promotion on this one. Although it is but a drop in the twitter bucket, it’s a milestone none the less. 100 whole followers!
And if you aren’t following us on twitter, get on that. You’re missing out. Probably.
Sean: I’m ready for my golden parachute when you all force me to resign for blowing up your inboxes and messaging.
Shilp: Best I can do is about three fiddy
Dan: Are you going to resign, and then tell everyone we fired you?
Sean: Not fired. Overthrown in a semi-violent boardroom coup
Shilp: What’s semi violent? Like light pushing? Hair pulling?
Sean: Yes and unsolicited heavy petting