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CNBC reports EMJ Capital finishes 2020 up +145% Net

January 4, 2021

Eric Jackson was featured on CNBC’s Closing Bell yesterday to comment on the future of tech stocks and identify “Next-Gen FAANG” opportunities.

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EMJ Capital Hedge Fund Up 121%. Eric Jackson comments on Next-Gen FAANGs

December 08, 2020

Eric Jackson’s long-short fund has more than doubled this year because of profitable bets on tech firms that thrived when the coronavirus hit. Now he’s on the hunt for a new generation of growth stocks.

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Bloomberg News Highlights EMJ's 2020 Performance

May 6, 2020

EMJ Capital investment strategy gains 56 percent year-to-date on strength of technology-focused holdings, positively profiled by Bloomberg News.

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Internet Auction Pioneer

April 14, 2020

Eric Jackson makes the bullish case for this consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales platform in April 2020 when the stock was at $35.

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Eric Jackson declares on March 6, 2020 that the Coronavirus pandemic will have profound long-run impact on the global economy and makes the case for these Face-To-Face platforms.

March 06, 2020

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Eric Jackson predicts Satya Nadella to be named Microsoft CEO 6 months beforehand

Aug 27, 2013

Eric Jackson predicts Microsoft hire of unknown Satya Nadella as the next CEO. See his commentary in The Street. Update:  Jackson’s prediction is correct ahead of Microsoft’s big run.

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Eric Jackson Predicts Alibaba's Massive Success Back in 2011 When Valued at $10B

February 23, 2011

Eric Jackson has had a love-hate relationship with Yahoo. See his commentary in The Street in which he predicts that Alibaba will be worth over $100B in the coming years instead of its $10B private valuation.

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Written 20 years ago, Eric Jackson’s PhD dissertation is one of the first studies to fully explore how a firm’s management and board characteristics are linked to IPO market capitalization and post-IPO performance.

Based on upper-echelons theory, Eric Jackson argues that the firm’s long-term operational and stock performance depend on the substantive abilities of the members of the firm’s management team and board, measured as their combined human and social capital – what Eric calls the firms’ upper-echelons capital.

Read Eric Jackson’s To Know and Be Known, Upper Echelons Capital’s Effects of IPO Performance.

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