54 min

Jeremy Delk: Venture Capitalist and Author of Without a Plan 2 Bulls In A China Shop

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Jeremy Delk, author of Without a Plan is in the shop this week to talk about his journey into the markets. From his humble beginnings in a small Kentucky town to making (and losing) $2 Million in the stock markets during the dot com bubble while in college, Jeremy has had some incredible experiences... and this was all before becoming the youngest broker at Fidelity! Join us for a fascinating discussion on mindset and the power of positive attitude, along with some incredible stories about successful (and missed) opportunities during his 20+ years in the venture capitalist business.
About Jeremy:Born and raised in a small town and from a blue-collar household, his parents worked for the post office. However, Jeremy always held much bigger dreams. He longed to experience the world outside his small hometown of Bardstown, Kentucky.
He jumped into entrepreneurial ventures with the naivety of a child and the tenacity of a tycoon. He started the day trading at the age of sixteen, learning and failing with each trade. It is this process of adapting through failures that is paramount to his success in business.
His knowledge and skill as a day trader would help him land a job as one of the youngest brokers at Fidelity trading institutional equities in Boston and later in New York. He was earning great money, but it didn’t fulfill the entrepreneurial spark within him, so he decided to go out on his own.
Delk Enterprises has grown from making $6,000 in its first year in business to a diversified VC fund that has built and exited investments in both private and public transactions. Today, more than 20 years later, Delk Enterprises has holdings in biotech & healthcare, consumer brands, technology, building materials, and real estate development.
Jeremy now focuses on investing in and advising entrepreneurs through speaking. His upcoming book shares his reality of the Good, Bad, and UGLY of entrepreneurship. It serves as a not-so-subtle reminder of fundamental principles he’s learned through his journey: while great times don’t last forever, neither do the truly bad ones.
Guest Links:Jeremy's Website
Without a Plan - Jeremy's Book
Social Links:Follow Jeremy on Twitter
Follow Jeremy on Instagram
Other Links:Delivering Happiness - Book Link
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To contact us, you can email us directly at 2bulls@financialineptitude.com 
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Jeremy Delk, author of Without a Plan is in the shop this week to talk about his journey into the markets. From his humble beginnings in a small Kentucky town to making (and losing) $2 Million in the stock markets during the dot com bubble while in college, Jeremy has had some incredible experiences... and this was all before becoming the youngest broker at Fidelity! Join us for a fascinating discussion on mindset and the power of positive attitude, along with some incredible stories about successful (and missed) opportunities during his 20+ years in the venture capitalist business.
About Jeremy:Born and raised in a small town and from a blue-collar household, his parents worked for the post office. However, Jeremy always held much bigger dreams. He longed to experience the world outside his small hometown of Bardstown, Kentucky.
He jumped into entrepreneurial ventures with the naivety of a child and the tenacity of a tycoon. He started the day trading at the age of sixteen, learning and failing with each trade. It is this process of adapting through failures that is paramount to his success in business.
His knowledge and skill as a day trader would help him land a job as one of the youngest brokers at Fidelity trading institutional equities in Boston and later in New York. He was earning great money, but it didn’t fulfill the entrepreneurial spark within him, so he decided to go out on his own.
Delk Enterprises has grown from making $6,000 in its first year in business to a diversified VC fund that has built and exited investments in both private and public transactions. Today, more than 20 years later, Delk Enterprises has holdings in biotech & healthcare, consumer brands, technology, building materials, and real estate development.
Jeremy now focuses on investing in and advising entrepreneurs through speaking. His upcoming book shares his reality of the Good, Bad, and UGLY of entrepreneurship. It serves as a not-so-subtle reminder of fundamental principles he’s learned through his journey: while great times don’t last forever, neither do the truly bad ones.
Guest Links:Jeremy's Website
Without a Plan - Jeremy's Book
Social Links:Follow Jeremy on Twitter
Follow Jeremy on Instagram
Other Links:Delivering Happiness - Book Link
SponsorshipsSupport for 2 Bulls is brought to you by ​MANSCAPED™​, who is the best in men’s below-the-waist grooming. ​Their products are precision-engineered tools for your family jewels. MANSCAPED’s™ Performance Package the ultimate men's hygiene bundle! Join over 7 million men worldwide who trust MANSCAPED with this exclusive offer for you…. 20% off and free worldwide shipping with the code: 2BULLS at manscaped.com.
If you are interested in signing up with TRADEPRO Academy, you can use our affiliate link here. We receive compensation for any purchases made when using this link, so it's a great way to support the show and learn at the same time! **Join our Discord for a link and code to save 10%**
Check out the custom studies for futures trading over at OrderFlow Labs. We do not receive any compensation for referrals, we just love their community and tools!
To contact us, you can email us directly at 2bulls@financialineptitude.com 
Or leave a message at (725) 22-BULLS. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Discord to get updated when new content is posted! 
If you enjoyed this week's guest, check out our directory for other amazing interviews we've done in the past!
If you like our show, please let us know by rating and subscribing on your platform of choice!
If you like our show and hate social media, then please tell all your friends!
If you have no friends and hate social media and you just want to give us money for advertising to help you find more friends, then you can donate to support the show here!
China Shop Links:
2 Bulls Discord
China Shop Merch
Guest Directory


Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcirc

54 min