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Healthcare costs and spending

Healthcare spending in the US has been steadily rising over the years, which leads us to wonder what’s going on. The National Health Expenditure Accounts (NHEA) are the official estimates of total health care spending in the United States. … U.S. health care spending grew 5.8 percent in 2015, reaching $3.2 trillion or $9,990 per person.…
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What is Impact Investing?

Impact Investing is not necessarily new, but the phrase has been more recently used. It’s essentially a phrase that is used to cover a range of organizations and companies that focus on building an ecosystem of the double bottom line results through financial and ESG impact. ESG stands for Environmental, Social, or Governance. Most of these…
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Why Social Entrepreneurship is awesome!

I’ve been thinking about how I can help people for a long time. I can’t really say that I knew what I wanted to do growing up, but I knew that I wanted it to involve helping people in some way. At first, I went to Cornell with the same goal as every other asian,…
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Homelessness and Long Term Housing

One thing you can’t ignore when you’re living in NYC is homelessness. It’s impossible unless you’ve somehow managed to glue your eyelids shut. It’s prominent and widespread. Ever since I’ve lived in NYC I’ve noticed it everywhere I go throughout the city. People may stand on the sides of highways begging, in the subways, sleeping…
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Our Life through Private Equity

Stumbled upon this great article “This is your life, Brought to you by Private Equity” in the NY Times sent by my girlfriend. It’s definitely more pictures than words, but it does a great job simplifying the world as we know it run by private equity firms. private equity firms manage more of the world’s…
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Healthcare needs to change

The climate of healthcare in America is rapidly changing. It’s changing with or without the Affordable Care Act, or otherwise known as Obamacare. As much as people despise Obamacare, it was a step in the right direction in a country where health care should be much further along than it currently is. Millions of people…
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Pixar: Where dreams come true and creativity is king

I recently finished the book Creativity Inc by Ed Catmull. It’s written by the founder of Pixar, Ed Catmull and gives us a glimpse into the journey to how Pixar became the mega cool and awesome cinematic company it is today. I had no idea before this that Toy Story was literally the first full…
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Starting Lean and Mean

I’ve been learning a lot about business over the past year and a half. I started Sunrise Energy Solutions in November of 2014 and now have recently started Auto Haus Designs in April of 2016. They are about a year and half apart from each other as well. They are both very different and have…
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Elon Musk: The Living Mad Genius

So I recently finished Ashlee Vance’s “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.” It’s definitely a fun and interesting view into the life of someone I’ve been very interested in learning about for a while now. The author originally did not get the blessings of Elon and just went on to…
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How to become a start up founder with 500 bucks!

So, I thought I should just type up some of my random thoughts in my journey. I don’t know anything and am constantly learning how to do EVERYTHING. So anything that I’ve learned from others, I’m more than happy to pass on to others so that they can be helped! So here’s a quick 1-2-3…
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