Fireside Chat

Joanna Makris made a successful career on Wall Street bringing institutional investors an edge on tech stocks. By tapping into a rich network of innovators and industry executives, she gave her hedge fund clients a closeup look at the emerging technologies and trends fueling some of the hottest growth stocks. Now she’s bringing that edge to Main street.

When it comes to the fast-paced world of investing, retail investors need all the information edge they can get. Join the InvestorPlace Fireside Chat series with Joanna Makris to get the scoop from today’s business leaders, industry experts and money managers on important technologies and trends changing the way we live and work.

Fireside Chat: A Defensive SPAC Strategy to Battle Market Uncertainty

CrossingBridge Advisors Founder and Portfolio Manager David Sherman discusses the firm's new Pre-Merger SPAC ETF and how he's trading SPAC stocks.

Fireside Chat: Does the Latest Bill Ackman Lawsuit Spell Doom for SPACs?

Investing legal expert William Birdthistle breaks down Ackman's recent legal mess with Pershing Square and shares his views on what's next for SPACs.

Fireside Chat: The Future of SPACs Is Bright Despite Early Chaos

SPAC expert Kris Tuttle talks about the future of SPACs, taking a deep dive into what's hot in the space and what's quickly losing steam.

Fireside Chat: Fleet Electrification Is the Key to a Green Energy Future

TeraWatt Infrastructure CEO Neha Palmer discusses fleet electrification, how it can accelerate our green energy future and much more.

Fireside Chat: Meet the CEO With A Plan to Bring 5G to the Masses

Our latest Fireside Chat with Cambium Networks CEO Atul Bhatnagar considers catalysts for 5G and how CMBM is bridging the digital divide.

Fireside Chat: Meet the CEO Changing the Way We Think About EVs

Ahead of FUV earnings, CEO Mark Frohnmayer of Arcimoto sat down for a Fireside Chat about mass production, short-seller allegations and more.

Fireside Chat: Meet the Electric Battery Industry’s Next ‘Top Chef’

A key technology disruptor talks about the limitations of today’s electric vehicle batteries, a complicated supply chain and more.

Fireside Chat: Meet the Man Who’s Forging Our EV Charging Infrastructure

Andrew Fox, CEO of Charge Enterprises speaks on the electric vehicle and micromobility markets and much more.

Fireside Chat: It’s Time to Meet Lidar’s Biggest Rulebreaker

The CEO and co-founder of Innoviz Technologies offers his take on autonomous driving, why Elon Musk is wrong about lidar and much more.