James Altucher is a successful entrepreneur, chess master, investor, and writer. He has started and run more than 20 companies, some of which failed, several of which he sold for large exits. He has also run venture capital funds, hedge funds, and angel funds, and he currently sits on the boards of several companies. But more important, James has been inspiring people both in person through hundreds of events and through weekly Q&A Twitter sessions by speaking on topics including stress, fear, anxiety, money, and relationships.
His writing has appeared in most major national media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, ABC, Elephant Journal, Tech Crunch, Forbes, and CNBC. His blog, The Altucher Confidential, has attracted more than 10 million readers since its launch in 2010. He is the author of eleven books, including the motivational bestseller Choose Yourself and I Was Blind but Now I See.