Entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster, chess master and prolific writer
James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster, chess master and prolific writer.
He has started and run more than 20 companies and is currently invested in over 30. He is the author of 18 books, including WSJ best-sellers: 'The Power of No' and 'Choose Yourself'. His latest book, "Reinvent Yourself" was #1 in the Amazon store shortly after its release.
His writing has appeared in major media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, The New York Observer, Techcrunch , The Financial Times, Yahoo Finance and others.
His blog, JamesAltucher.com, has attracted more than 50 million readers since its launch in 2010.
He hosts a successful podcast, "The James Altucher Show" with guests of the caliber of Tony Robbins, Mark Cuban, Pieter Thiel, Arianna Huffington, Coolio, etc. His podcasts have had over 70 million downloads.
Forbes has called him "The Most Interesting Man in the World": https://www.forbes.com/sites/brianrashid/2016/09/06/james-altucher-the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world/?sh=77058ffc66d0
And Businessweek has called him, "Wall Street's Keeper of the Pain": https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2011-11-17/james-altucher-wall-streets-keeper-of-the-pain
He is also a nationally ranked chess master in the United States and is well known for his often controversial writings on cryptocurencies and AI.