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A founder of Visual Capitalist, Jeff holds a BCom from the Sauder School of Business at UBC. Jeff believes that a fusion of information and design can bring investors unique insight in a way that has never been done before. Originally hailing from Penticton, BC, Jeff is also an avid traveller, ... more


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The World’s 200+ Unicorns, In One Giant Map
Today, there are 214 unicorns worth a collective $744 billion – but that dollar value is distributed very unequally.
These Maps Show Where A Dollar Goes Furthest In The U.S.
If a state’s number is higher, such as $110, that means each dollar goes further, giving residents more purchasing power.
The Early Business Pursuits Of Bezos, Buffett, And Other Legends
The early entrepreneurial spirit of famous business people.
The Massive Impact Of EVs On Commodities In One Chart
What would happen if you flipped a switch, and suddenly every new car that came off assembly lines was electric? What effect would that have on commodities?
Which Countries Have The Most Economic Complexity?
If a country produces only a few goods, that economy is not very complex. Further, if a country produces many different products, but they are all simple ones that can be replicated elsewhere, the economy is still not complex.
Comparing Bitcoin, Ethereum, And Other Cryptos
In one year, the value of all currencies increased a staggering 1,466% – and newer coins like Ethereum have even joined Bitcoin in gaining some mainstream acceptance.
How Market Complexity Could Trigger The Next Crash
What could trigger the next avalanche? It could be anything, including the failure of a major bank, a natural disaster, war, a cyber-financial attack, or any other significant event.
Amazon’s Biggest Acquisitions
An infographic about how Amazon’s strategy is unfolding, as well as which acquisitions are helping in the company’s quest to become the fabled “everything” store.
2,000 Years Of Economic History In One Chart
Long before the invention of modern day maps or gunpowder, the planet’s major powers were already duking it out for economic and geopolitical supremacy.
Real Estate Investing: Here Are 4 Timeless Strategies To Use
Whether you aim to do a quick “lipstick” flip or you’d prefer to generate passive income over time, here are the details and resources needed to execute on each strategy.
How Closely Is Your State Economy Tied To Canada?
With negotiations around NAFTA continuing on into this week, many Americans are rightfully wondering how major changes to the deal could impact their lives.
The Unparalleled Explosion In Cryptocurrencies
After the massive Bitcoin price surge in November 2013, the popularity of launching new cryptocurrencies took off along with it.
Visualizing The Real Value Of The Minimum Wage
Many economists see a higher minimum wage as any other supply and demand situation. Today, the majority of U.S. states have higher minimum wages than the federal amount of $7.25.
The History Of Consumer Credit
Consumer credit has evolved considerably from the early days.
The Top 20 Tech Companies By Revenue Per Employee
Facebook, Alphabet, and Visa each bring in over $1 million in revenue per employee – and Apple rakes in nearly $2 million per person.
Visualizing Median Income For All 3,000+ U.S. Counties
When thinking about the United States and its economy, we often think in terms of maps.
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