James Altucher is the founder and chief executive officer of Reset. He is also the author of 13 books including several WSJ bestsellers such as Choose Yourself, The Power of No, and Guide to Wealth.
Altucher runs hedge and venture capital funds, and has angel investments in over 30 companies. He also runs two podcasts, The James Altucher Show and Ask Altucher. Altucher is a LinkedIn influencer and often writes for TechCrunch, Yahoo! Finance, the Wall Street Journal, and many other print and online sites.
Born on January 22, 1968, Altucher currently lives in New York, United States.CrunchBase profile →
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I wanted to write an appeal for the Wikimedia foundation. I’m going to be completely honest: the only reason I wanted to write it was for completely self-promotional and ego purposes. On almost every Google search, Wikipedia is the #1 or #2 result. It’s almost like Google is just a middleman to Wikipedia. So I wanted you to search on “head transplants” and then click on… Read More
I got this email the other day: “Just saw you on CNBC. Shocked! I thought for sure I read you had hung yourself.
Well, now I have a new wish for Christmas!” It was signed email@example.com and he was referring to a recent TV appearance I made where I was bullish on the economy in 2012. A lot of people get upset that I’m very bullish for 2012. A lot of people want… Read More
I loved talking to the skankiest prostitutes at three in the morning with a camera crew around me, fires burning in the street, sad, abused people clinging to scraps of life for their pleasures, bailed out prisoners and the drug dealers waiting for them to be released, homeless addicts with nowhere to go and they only weren’t freaks if you saw them at three in the morning . In short, … Read More
I was in a meeting with Uri Geller. You know who he is. He’s the psychic that bends spoons. He’s been doing it since he was a kid. Marvel Comics even did an issue once where Uri Geller was helping out Daredevil. The cover has Daredevil wearing an extremely tight uniform where you could see the outline of his genitalia (putting it delicately for SOPA Nazis). Daredvil was… Read More
Facebook shareholders suck. I know this because this past week I tried to help someone sell about 30 million shares of Facebook for $31 a share. These are weird transactions because never before in history has a private company so large ($80 billion in value) had so many random people buying and selling shares of it. On the one side are these semi-mythical demigods called… Read More
Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He is Managing Director of Formula Capital and has written 6 books on investing. His latest book is I Was Blind But Now I See. You can follow him@jaltucher. I cried the first day I was an enterpreneur. I left my great job at HBO to full time become CEO of the business I was running on the side. I… Read More
Through the years I missed investing in Google. I missed investing in Foursquare. I missed, I lost, I suffered, I cried. I could’ve started other businesses instead of the ones I did. I could’ve accepted job offers instead of lying in my hammock crying about failures. We all have stuff to complain about. What a waste! It’s hard not to spend most of the day angry or scared… Read More