General Information

Name:
Hoda Mehr
Fool Since:
June 8 2008
Where I Live:
San Francisco
Where I Grew Up:
Tehran, Montreal
Gender:
Female

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
The companies, public or private, that inspire me, either with the novelty or clarity of their vision or the strength of their operations.
Stocks I Own:
SWKS, AMZN, TSLA, INVN, SBUX, UAA, UA, TRIP, ELLI, DIS, Z, NFLX, AMBA, NVDA, CMG, CTSH,YELP, GHC, JUNO, GOOG, FB, EA,JD, IRBT, AAPL, ARW, STMP, IDCC, OTEX, CBM, ATVI, ALGN, USCR, GILD, ADBE, YY, SPLK, AMT, INTC, BKNG, EXPE, MOMO, CELG, CTRL, BABA, TXN, OLED, SHOP, IAC, PYPL, TWTR, TRUP, WDAY, CWH, ADDYY, RHT, CGC, ACLS, MDB, YNDX, AAXN, TTD, SFIX, SEDG, PCTY, SQ, BRK.B, LUV, TWLO, AAPL, OKTA, SNBR, XLNX ,CTST, STZ, RVLV, ABMD, GDOT, VSTAX, VOO, VTIAX, ULTA

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
Twilio - I just enjoy reading its investor presentations. So clear, so strong.
Industries:
The industry doesn't matter much to me. However, I don't enjoy reading about mining and oil industries. Maybe the Persian in me is tired of hearing about oil ;)
Boards:
Facebook Groups. I mange an investing FB group, naturally I like mine better.
Books:
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds.
Newsletters:
It changes every few weeks.
Magazines:
The paper kind?! Don't remember the last time I picked up one.
People:
I have several CEO crushes. Not joking! My favorite people are the CEOs of some of the companies that are shaping the world, and invested in them.

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Using a checklist to eliminate bad investments, and having the patience to do so.
Greatest Investment:
Amazon, NVIDIA, Juno
Worst Investment:
Tripadvisor; would they ever figure how to make money or improve that UI?
Money I Manage:
My family and parents

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
John Molson School of Business, Allameh School of Economics
Job Title
Co-founder and CEO
Company / Organization
Stock Card
Former Jobs
Symantec, Aimia, Sony

Interests

Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
On my Twitter, I follow the people I'd like to meet. They change after I meet them.
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Any kind of toasts. I know, carbs are bad. But, you can't beat an Avocado Toast in taste and the vibrant colors.
Favorite Vacation Spots:
My own backyard, under the sun, with a glass of Riesling and a good audio book.
Favorite Sports or Teams:
CrossFit, Rocket Yoga
Favorite Movies:
Matrix, Fight Club, Anna Karenina - the movie.
Favorite Board Games:
Monopoly, especially if it's themed with my favorite cartoons.
Favorite Video Games:
I watch my husband play video games. Don't play them. Favorite to watch is Witcher.
Favorite Music or Musicians:
As long as it's not someone just talking over loud noise, I enjoy all kinds of music.
Book Currently Reading:
Thinking Fast ... Slow

Invest in what inspires me

Invest in companies that inspire me either with a clear vision or strong execution.