As we journey through life, we must look beyond the current circumstances and let hope prevail – Bamboo Innovator Daily: 19 Jul (Sun)


  • As we journey through life, we must look beyond the current circumstances and let hope prevail. Star
  • Optical Inventions Opened the Modern World; The glass industry empowered the lens industry, which created reading glasses, microscopes, telescopes, and the modern world of science. Barron’s

Investing Process

  • Canadian pleads guilty in massive U.S. penny stock fraud case: Reuters
  • In Search of a Universal Valuation Metric: Barron’s

Greater China

  • Huiyuan forced to sell assets amid deteriorating business: WCT
  • China’s Three Bubbles And What Could Cause Them To Burst: zerohedge
  • China must learn lessons from stock market rout: vice finance minister: Reuters
  • Manage, meddle or magnify? China’s corporate debt threat: Reuters
  • This isn’t the Chinese capital account liberalisation you’re looking for: FT

Japan & Korea

  • Time to Buy Japan’s Blue Chips; Japan’s big stocks like Hitachi, NTT, and Toyota are reforming and now offer possible gains of 30% or more. Barron’s


  • Pension Funds Burn Cities as $1 Trillion Shortfall Set to Grow: Bloomberg

Energy & Commodities

  • Eggs are now more expensive than chicken in the US: qz


  • Did Researchers Just Unlock the Secret to Fighting Parkinson’s Disease?: Fool
  • Biotech: The Forgotten Bubble; With valuations at nose-bleed levels and IPOs proliferating, the sector could be headed for a fall. Keep your eye on the group’s momentum. Barron’s


  • Welcome To The Unicorn Club, 2015: Learning From Billion-Dollar Companies: techcrunch
  • Think Outside The Valley: How Tech Companies Can Change The World: techcrunch
  •  Is Intel in Trouble? Or is it poised to gain a leg up on Samsung and Taiwan Semi in production of mobile chips?: Barron’s

About bambooinnovator
Kee Koon Boon (“KB”) is the co-founder and director of HERO Investment Management which provides specialized fund management and investment advisory services to the ARCHEA Asia HERO Innovators Fund (, the only Asian SMID-cap tech-focused fund in the industry. KB is an internationally featured investor rooted in the principles of value investing for over a decade as a fund manager and analyst in the Asian capital markets who started his career at a boutique hedge fund in Singapore where he was with the firm since 2002 and was also part of the core investment committee in significantly outperforming the index in the 10-year-plus-old flagship Asian fund. He was also the portfolio manager for Asia-Pacific equities at Korea’s largest mutual fund company. Prior to setting up the H.E.R.O. Innovators Fund, KB was the Chief Investment Officer & CEO of a Singapore Registered Fund Management Company (RFMC) where he is responsible for listed Asian equity investments. KB had taught accounting at the Singapore Management University (SMU) as a faculty member and also pioneered the 15-week course on Accounting Fraud in Asia as an official module at SMU. KB remains grateful and honored to be invited by Singapore’s financial regulator Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to present to their top management team about implementing a world’s first fact-based forward-looking fraud detection framework to bring about benefits for the capital markets in Singapore and for the public and investment community. KB also served the community in sharing his insights in writing articles about value investing and corporate governance in the media that include Business Times, Straits Times, Jakarta Post, Manual of Ideas, Investopedia, TedXWallStreet. He had also presented in top investment, banking and finance conferences in America, Italy, Sydney, Cape Town, HK, China. He has trained CEOs, entrepreneurs, CFOs, management executives in business strategy & business model innovation in Singapore, HK and China.

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