Dec 23, 2021
My guest today is Max Koh (@heymaxkoh). Max is a private investor from Singapore with a background in marketing.
In this conversation, we cover how marketing and investing intertwine, some interesting ways to research a company, and the lessons he’s learned along the way.
I hope you enjoy my conversation with Max Koh.
For the full show notes, transcript, and links to mentioned content, check out the episode page on https://compoundingpodcast.com/ep25
[00:00:31] - [First question] - Max’s background
[00:10:06] - Lessons from Marketing applicable to Investing?
[00:13:10] - Customer psychology and what to look for
[00:16:22] - Max’s idea generation process
[00:18:24] - Max’s most painful investing lesson
[00:26:20] - Investments that Max avoids
[00:28:23] - Interesting and alternative research methods
[00:30:33] - What makes an interesting founder?
[00:36:11] - The secret to growing Max’s twitter account
[00:39:53] - Max’s favourite books?
[00:44:09] - Most unvalued life experience?
[00:48:06] - Plans for the future?
Connect with Max:
Follow Max on Twitter: https://twitter.com/heymaxkoh
Connect with Max on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/maxkohgo/
Max’s Newsletter: https://maxkoh.substack.com/
The Investment Checklist by Michael Shearn: https://www.amazon.com/Investment-Checklist-Art-Depth-Research-ebook/dp/B005OYGOZW
How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams: https://www.amazon.com/How-Fail-Almost-Everything-Still/dp/0241003709
So Good They Can't Ignore You by Cal Newport: https://www.amazon.com/Good-They-Cant-Ignore-You/dp/1455509124
The Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier: https://www.amazon.com.au/Education-Value-Investor-Guy-Spier/dp/1137278811
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