#94: Coronavirus Investing Series, Part 11 | Alex Portelli | The Economics of Facemasks & COVID-19 Tests
Apr 23rd, 2020 by Eric Schleien
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In this episode, Eric Schleien and Alex Portelli discuss the economics of facemasks and COVID-19 tests. Alex has started a company shipping in facemasks and COVID-19 tests and has some very interesting stories. He also makes some suggestions on policy and gives his view on what is working and not working.
For a previous episode with Alex, you can listen, here.
Alex is a serial entrepreneur and has started a diner, an ATM business, a real estate company, and an online news organization. He’s now currently working on his next venture.
Alex is currently an investor in short term rental properties and is the owner of several successful websites.
Alex started his privately held AirBnB business 4 years ago and went from owning 0 to 8 properties since then. His web company is prntly.com and he is currently launching another company called prntpage.com which is currently in beta-testing.
Prntly.com became notorious after Donald Trump started re-tweeting some of their posts during the primary election cycle in 2016.