Of course remember: if you really intend on /helping/ the companies in
question, you have to invest during the IPO or before. Otherwise your
cash is just going to some other random person/org, not the company itself.
Max More wrote:
> At 11:08 AM 2/22/01, you wrote:
> >Brian Phillips wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi folks,
> > > Could someone recommend a Socially Responsible Fund for investment
> > > suitable for people who are sane?
> > > All the funds I am finding about are boycotting things I support.
> > > Any SRI groups that are pro-nuke,pro-gun,pro-gene,pro-space out there?
> > > Max any ideas?
> Mike suggested Zyvex, but they aren't public yet. It's easy to find
> companies doing work in MEMS and very limited forms of nano (nanofluids
> seems to be taking off right now), but not in Drexlerian nanotech. IBM is
> doing very interesting basic research in a range of areas from advanced
> computation to materials science.
> For an extropic socially-responsible fund, I would suggest:
> Celera Genomics (CRA)
> StemCell, Inc. (STEM)
> Nexell Therapeutics (NEXL)
> Aastrom Biosciences (ASTM)
> Human Genome Sciences (HGSI)
> Genzyme Transgenics (GZTC)
> Applied Biosystems (PEB)
> Microvision (MVIS)
> IBM (IBM)
> Myriad Genetics (MYGN)
> Not yet public: Advanced Cell Technology
> I'm sure I'm missing plenty. More suggestions?
> Max More, Ph.D.
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