Healthcare Investors Jacob Gottlieb and Stuart Wiesbrod to Form Partnership

Recent news indicates that healthcare investors Jacob Gottlieb and Stuart Weisbrod will be sharing an office with a collaboration in the near future. The two know each other well as they have worked together in the past. The article by the Daily Forex Report gives details into the two and the newly formed alliance. Weisbrod co-founded a company named Merlin in 1998, an investment company that focuses on healthcare. Weisbrod has had prior experience with other well-known companies and has multiple degrees in different majors as he was an excellent student.

He has a PhD in Biochemistry from Princeton University, an MBA in finance from Columbia University, and a BA in Chemistry from Colgate University. As he obtained a great education, he used it to build a good team around him and one of them includes Jacob Gottlieb, who worked for him previously in the year 2000 as a portfolio manager. Gottlieb had his own successful pursuits in landing big-time clients, but despite all of the success, Merlins closed its doors. Weisbrod though opened a new healthcare investment company named Iguana Healthcare Partners, and the name symbolizes the reptile Iguana, which thrives in changing environments that can blend in.

Jacob Gottlieb took the same route and created his own brand called Visium Asset Management. Gottlieb then grew Visium to an eight billion hedge fund. However, Visium then came to an end in 2016, but scandals let to its closure with accusations of insider trading and mismarking. Evidence brought forward by an employee of the company brought about its downturn. The investigation is still ongoing. Visium agreed to shell out ten million dollars in fines and Gottlieb with the role of CEO has continued to return money to investors. Gottlieb has been cleared of any charges and was not involved in the scandals. Even with Visium, Gottlieb has another company called Altium Capital, in the pharmaceutical business that can change the industry. Now with Jacob Gottlieb and Stuart Weisbrod in the same office, there is a lot of excitement from what could come out of the partnership.


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Life of Dr. Sameer Jejurikar

Dr. Sameer Jejurikar is a board-certified plastic surgeon, focusing on cosmetic surgery of the nose, eyes, face, body, and breast. He is one of the few surgeons to be honored with a prestigious award known as the Compassionate Doctor Certification in 2012. This award is selected from positive reviews of Dr. Jejurikar’s patients.

Dr. Jejurikar was born and raised in Minnesota and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan, where he graduated with honors. At University of Michigan, Medical School, he was one of the top students and was elected in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He also completed his residency at the University of Michigan.

Currently, Dr. Jerjurikar is member of the Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute and is one of the most well known plastic surgeons in Dallas. Along with being a surgeon, Dr. Jerjurikar, along with other doctors, is ensuring safety in Brazilian butt lift procedures. The organization in ensuring this safety is known as the Multicity Gluteal Fat Grafting Task Force. This task force combines knowledge from all doctors involved to find the safest and most appropriate access incisions for fat injections. Brazilian butt lifts can be dangerous because the procedure involves augmentation through grafting, meaning that fat is moved from one location to another. When this procedure is done, it can cause fat embolisms, which includes fat tissue getting caught in the blood vessels. When embolisms can happen, they can be fatal, and that why Dr. Jerjurikar and other doctors are working together to educate other medical professionals and patients on the risks involved in Brazilian butt lifts.

Jacob Gottlieb likely to make a come back in funds management

Jacob Gottlieb and Stuart Weisbrod are titans in healthcare investing. They formerly worked together at Merlin BioMed Group. Now, it seems they are about to work together. Each one has been running a separate fund, but they are now under the same roof, meaning a partnership could be in the offing.

Weisbrod co-founded Merlin in 1998. It dealt with portfolios in pharmaceutical, medical devices and biotechnology among others. His career as in investor in the healthcare sector has been a success. He has previously worked with Merrill Lynch, Oracle Partners, and Prudential-Bache Securities where he dealt with biotechnology and healthcare investments.

Stuart Weisbrod is a Ph.D. holder in Biochemistry from the Princeton University. He also has an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Colgate University.

Weisbrod created a team of professionals who would help him manage Merlin. Jacob Gottlieb is one of those picked to offer services. Gottlieb was assigned a role as a portfolio manager. Between 1999 and 2000, Gottlieb was at Merlin where he helped the fund to make returns of 100 percent during the biotechnology revolution.

Due to the success he had with funds management, Jacob Gottlieb got high-value clients some including family offices, endowment funds, pension funds and high net worth individuals. Merlin closed doors in 2007 after returning funds to its investors despite the success it had recorded.

After the closure of Merlin, Weisbrod created another form known as Iguana Healthcare Partners. The investment strategy is similar to Merlin. Jacob Gottlieb, on the other hand, created Visium Asset Management. The fund started with about $300 million as startup capital and quickly multiplied to $2.5 billion in one year. The fund serviced the 2008 global financial crisis and made even more profits that year closing the year at $8 billion.

Visium collapsed in 2016. Jacob Gottlieb worked for the fund for some time to return the funds to investors.

Now, these two successful investors are about to work together, meaning that the industry might very soon see some excitement coming from the two titans. The healthcare investment opportunities are likely to be sufficiently explored when the two form a joint force.

Jeremy Goldstein On His Career As A Lawyer And Hosting The Fountain House Dinner

In honor of Fountain House Jim Finkel, Omar Khan, and New York lawyer Jeremy Goldstein hosted a fabulous dinner and wine evening to celebrate the organization. With over 70 serving the community of women and men recovering from mental illness, Fountain House is a success story that prides itself on giving back.


Jeremy Goldstein a Partner and is the Founder of Jeremy L. Goldstein & Associates. The private law firm has been up and running for over 10 years now, and has many success stories to pull from. Highlighting some of the biggest ones would be that Mr. Goldstein has been a part of the largest acquisitions in the corporate world since he started his New York Law firm.


Jeremy’s specializes in mergers and acquisitions and has plenty of experience in those two subject, making his well sought out. He attended three universities during his time of education including the University of Chicago and Cornell University where he achieved both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Art History. It was at the New York University School of Law where Mr. Goldstein earned his law degree, a Juris Doctor to be exact.


More about Fountain House that makes it a great organization built on helping people. Over 450 million people all over the world suffer from mental illness. Almost half of homeless people in the United States live with a major mental illness and 85 percent all people living with mental illness are unemployed. This in turn diminishes their confidence and self worth making it difficult to turn things around. Fountain House is completely dedicated to serving these people they call their members. 99 percent of them have housing and 44 percent of them have employment. They have programs to enrich their lives, build their skills and confidence, obtain employment, get a higher education, but most of all give them hope to turn around their lives for the better. They help 100,000 each year on a global level. The organization was started by six people to help people with mental illness and bring awareness, little did they know that 70 years later their organization would be thriving.


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Nick Vertucci Book “How To Attain A Successful Life”

Nick Vertucci came from a humble background that saw him struggle to make ends meet. His life became hell on earth after his father died while he was only years old. However, his life changed at the age of eighteen when he started a computer accessories sales business. He, later on, realized a market gap in the real estate business, which he enrolled. After making great strides in the real estate business, he inaugurated the Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy also referred as NVREA. In the interview at IdeaMensch, he highlights how he breathes ideas to life. He gives the four stages that are seeing, believing, mapping and implementing. The four steps are well contained in his book.


Nick Vertucci in his new book on “How to attain a successful Life” narrates the difficulties he underwent before realizing success in his life. Kevin Harrington is an entrepreneur who endorsed Nick Vertucci book. In the book, Vertucci demonstrates that people like listening to stories of rags to riches, which of course realizes in an exquisite story. Harrington defines Vertucci history as he failed, run in massive debts, he never gave up instead he woke up and continued to push ahead until he accomplished and became a wealthier man. Harrington states the exemplary life of Vertucci and individuals need to learn from his life lessons for them to achieve whatever goals they have in life.


Further, he underscores on the principles that are a fundamental function in realizing success in the real estate business and explicitly expounds on how the principles were his ladder in his real estate business excellence. Playing safe is not key to wealth instead he demonstrates that entrepreneurs must make them achieve hence become millionaires. Nick Vertucci captures his own life experiences and lessons as lessons to attain in life.

A Journey Through the Entrepreneurship of Alex Hern

For over 15 years, Mr. Alex Hern has consistently served as an entrepreneur. As an entrepreneur, Mr. Hern set his focus on the incubation and start-up stages of technological companies. Throughout his career, he has held many upstanding and high positions at many different companies. Some of these include Tsunami VR Inc., where he serves as Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Chairman, and Silicon Valley Internet Capital, where he once served as an Executive Vice President and Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors since the company’s inception, and now serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Learn more about Alex Hern at Bloomberg.

In his early career, Alex Hern co-founded and held position on the board of Inktomi until its initial public offering (IPO), which was then sold to Yahoo. He also co-founded Yesmail and served on its board from its inception to IPO, which was then sold to CMGI for $650 million 10 months later. Alex Hern was the Co-Founder of many other companies, including Military Commercial Technologies (Milcom), where he also held the positions of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman from 1996-1998. Among the other companies Mr. Hern co-founded was Arcsight, where he also held position on the board, of which was then sold to Hewlett Packard for $1.5 billion. Visit to know more.

As a board member, Alex Hern has provided for many other companies like CloudShield, Mobile Airwaves Inc., Triton Network Systems, Brainbuzz, AlterEgo Networks, and IRDG. He has also managed the position of Director of New Homes Realty, Inc., and Zero Knowledge Systems, which is now known as Radial Point.


Eric Lefkofsky’s Educational Work

Education is key to socioeconomic mobility in a modern world where intelligence has never been in higher demand. High IQ individuals just 500 years ago were merely pushing plows to grow food in order to stay alive. Today, intelligence drives the economy. Tech companies are booming and overflowing with highly educated employees. Simply put — you will economically struggle without an education.

Eric Lefkofsky, the current CEO of Groupon, knows this all too well. As the founder of five companies, he has a unique perspective on the educational demands of today’s workforce. The philanthropist has partnered with his wife to create the Lefkofsky Foundation which funds many charitable organizations focused on education.

The charitable trust that runs the Lefkofsky Foundation was set up back in 2006. It was set up after Eric was able to make a lot of money in the business world. But he said it wasn’t always easy. In the beginning, he worried about keeping the lights on and putting food on the table. Now he has so much money that he’s focused on improving the quality of life for others.

The foundation helps to fund charitable organizations around the world that focus on health, education and human rights. The education side of the charitable organization focuses on the middle grades. The Lefkofsky family believes that this impressionable time is an incredibly important chapter in a person’s life. That’s why they have helped to fund High School Bound.

High School Bound reaches out to the Chicago area. It allows prospective students to research all of the Chicago-area Public Schools in order to make an informed decision about attending. All of the information about the schools is consolidated onto one website to make research easier for students in the area. The information is made accessible, comprehensive yet concise, accurate and easy to understand. This helps families in one of America’s largest cities.

Socioeconomic barriers often prohibit intelligent children from matriculating through school. This keeps some of our most intelligent citizens from rising to the top. Charitable organizations such as High School Bound help to eliminate these barriers in order to create a more intelligent workforce.

International Food Company- OSI Group

In 1909 Otto Kolschowsky migrated to the United States of America from German, and there he established a meat business in Oak Park Illinois two years after his arrival. Otto worked hard in 1917 his business had grown to become a wholesale meat dealer and even he even relocated the business to Maywood which is a suburb in Chicago. In 1928, Otto named his meat business Otto&Sons. The business continued to provide quality meat to the region and the country. McDonald’s another food dealer established their first food store in Des Plaines and made Otto&Sons their main supplier of fresh beef patties. Ray Rock whoa is the Chief Executive Officer and the Founder of McDonald’s formalized the deal together with Otto’s sons.

McDonald’s and Otto&Sons build a strong relationship which gave Otto&Sons an opportunity to be the main suppliers of meat for the McDonald’s. Otto&Sons continued to expand their business, and in 1973 they opened their first end meat factory which was located in West Chicago. The food factory had liquid nitrogen freezing tunnels and patty-forming machines. At the factory, Otto&Sons established another separate unit which they named Glenmark and was responsible for folding non- McDonald’s business. Apart from delivering meat to the McDonald’s Otto&Sons also distributed meat and meat products to the area food stores. In 1975 Otto&Sons changed their name to OSI Industries. OSI Group has continued to expand their business to other areas of the world and has become an international food company.

To grow their organization, OSI Group has acquired other food companies among them Baho Foods, Flagship Europe, and Tyson Foods company. OSI Group also launched one of the largest poultry factories in China. In 2016 OSI Industries was among the food groups which were recognized and awarded several honors including Globe of Honor Award which is presented by the British Safety Council for their efforts to manage the environment. OSI Group is a premier food supplier and to deliver quality services to their clients they have partnered with other world food companies. The food firm is established on strong core value which is an entrepreneurial passion and lightness which offers state of mind and customer collaboration. OSI Group can be relied on for their fresh food and their way of turning their ideas into success.

Shervin Pishevar Tells People The Stock Market Is Not As Stable As They Believe

Try to convince someone that something they believe is true is really not. It is not an easy sell to most people. You can fight and fight with them to try to get them to see things from your prospective, but you will most likely just be howling into the wind. That doesn’t stop Shervin Pishevar from giving it a try though.

Shervin Pishevar recently went on Twitter and in a fit of explaining things went on a fifty tweet rant about the economy and how things are shaping up around it. He tried to explain to people that he does not believe that the stock market deserves to be priced as high as it is right now. He also tried to point them to the idea that Bitcoin is something that they should dump for the time being as well.

The reason some people care what Shervin Pishevar has to say about these things is because he has such a solid record of predictions in the past. He personally made himself wealthy by being an early investor in Uber. He knew that if he put money on the line with Uber that he was taking something of a risk, but he also believed that doing so would pay off for him in the long run. Therefore, he made that investment and ended up doing well with it.

Twitter is now filled with the thoughts of Shervin Pishevar as he frequently tries to tell people what he thinks about what is happening in the world. Some people love what he has to say while others are less appreciative. As long as he is right in the end, Shervin Pishevar doesn’t much care what individual Twitter followers think of his opinions. He just wants them to take it from him that he put out his opinions ahead of time and we can all sit back and wait to see what happens with them. He has taken the gamble in a sense by putting his reputation on the line every time he makes one of these economic predictions. It is literally that important when he tweets.

Graeme Holm’s Infinity Group Puts Client’s First

Infinity Group’s client-first mentality has a family-esque fell about it. This is because to Graeme Holm, founder and director of Infinity Group, clients are family. Graeme is a talent financial broker with a passion for alleviating families from the strain of debt. Graeme is a Top 100 MPA broker, with a stellar resume that includes a seventeen year stretch in the finance market. Ten of those years fall under the Big Four heading, which is where is observed the debt problem many Australian families are inflicted with. The main reason is because of a severe lack of guidance and support. These families were faltering and no one was really going out of their way to help them. This is why Holm founded Infinity Group, and why Infinity Group is the fastest growing financial management firm in Australia.


Infinity Group’s services are customer-centric. They focus entirely on the customers and offer unending support to not only reduce debt, but rebuild finances as well. The experts at Infinity group offer a hands-on approach to money management. They sit down with clients and tirelessly examine their financial status. They look over everything with a fine-toothed comb and pinpoint where problem areas are. Any financial plan constructed by Infinity Group is tailor-made to their clients. Following Holm’s mission statement the company does not just offer advice, they also implement the plan as well. Their strategy is akin to a personal trainer, they push their clients to achieve their goals. The constant updates, check-ins, incentives, bonuses, and reviews walk clients through every step of the process. This is why clients who come to Infinity Group are able to pay back an average of $41,000 dollars in the course of twelve months.


Graeme Holm is also a huge believer in the value of cash. Knowing well the problems credit can generate the first step in Infinity Groups process is switching clients over to cash. They are allotted a certain amount of physical currency that they use to pay expenses. Anything they cannot afford using cash they cannot purchase. This builds healthy credit, keeps clients from amassing more debts, and allows quicker turnaround on debt reduction. But Infinity Group goes even further for their family of clients. They also stay with them past the debt payoff. They assign them a personal banker and work with them to build up their wealth. It is a complete package that not only puts customers back on their feet but allows them to run.

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