TIP340: Hedge Funds, SPACs, and Chocolate w/ Jason Karp

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In today's show, Trey Lockerbie is joined by Jason Karp. Jason has had an incredible career, starting as a quant at major hedge funds like SAC Capital, under billionaire Steve Cohen, as well as Carlson Capital, where he became the Co-Chief Investment Officer. He then moved on to start his own fund, Tourbillon Capital, which at its peak managed over $4 Billion in AUM.

Along the way, he helped his family start a successful company called Hu, most known for its chocolate bars, which was recently sold to Mondelez. For his next act, he has now founded HumanCo, which focuses on providing permanent capital to health and wellness brands, as well the launch of a recent SPAC or Special Purpose Acquisition Company.

IN THIS EPISODE, YOU'LL LEARN:

  • The view from the mountain top
  • Opportunities in health and wellness
  • What is a SPAC and why they are so popular at the moment

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