THE GHOST TRAIN
THE FINANCE GHOST: Hot air, or hot money?
Renergen’s recent spat on X is a reminder that executives of growth companies need to be careful not to be drawn into emotional debates
Twitter (or X, as it is now stupidly called) is usually a pretty useful source of information. The best minds in the investment industry are on there, debating ideas and learning accordingly. Sadly, it’s sometimes a place where adults go to behave like toddlers under the cover of anonymity, so it gets pretty wild. Trust me, there’s nothing about being #blessed or #humbled on X like there is on LinkedIn.
A perfect example of where X is a valuable resource is my view on lab-grown diamonds vs natural diamonds. There has been no shortage of debate on the platform after I wrote on the topic in this column a couple of months ago. Most of the debate has been incredibly interesting, as this is a fascinating discussion that really cuts to the heart of how consumers across different generations behave. I’ve noticed it is difficult for older generations to accept that lab-grown diamonds are perfectly acceptable to many younger people. ..
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