• Advising, Managing & Investing in Growth

    Advising, Managing & Investing in Growth

    Over more than 25 years of paradigm shifts and business cycle volatility, GVA creates value for clients.

  • Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis & Corporate Management

    Strategic Planning, Financial Analysis & Corporate Management

    Drawing on public company CFO & Wall Street analyst experience, GVA serves such clients as The World Bank Group, and sits on the Advisory Boards of Quantum1Net and Venture.co. David Garrity serves as Independent Director on the Board of BTCS Inc., a publicly-held U.S. company involved with Digital Assets and Blockchain technology development and application.

  • Author & Expert Commentator

    Author & Expert Commentator

    GVA regularly contributes to & is a trusted source for such business media as CNBC, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, Investopedia & BNN.

Recent Posts

David Garrity on Bloomberg: Regulation Threatens Facebook’s ’Zero’ Cost of Data

We call Amazon, Facebook and Alphabet/Google “non-Tech Tech” because all three are clearly Technology companies but none are actually in the S&P Technology sector. The first is in the Consumer Discretionary bucket and the latter 2 appear as the top weightings in Communication Services. Whatever you want to call these mega-cap disruptors, they have an

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David Garrity on Bloomberg BNN: Big Tech has gotten itself into a bad position

Yesterday’s DOJ announcement was in line with what has been known previously from publicly available sources (and that the market should, therefore, have known): -The press release quotes Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Antitrust Division from his 6/11/19 speech in Tel Aviv. -The subtitle of the DOJ release was “Review Focuses on Practices

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David Garrity on The Watch List: The Prospect of Regulation in Big Tech & Blockchain in Healthcare

To watch the full replay, please click here. 1) Tech Sector Regulation/Oversight For background, here are my talking points from CNBC interview on 3/11/19: “Big Tech” Breakup Proposals on 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Radar: Last Friday 3/8/19 Senator Elizabeth Warren (Democrat, MA) as part of her 2020 Presidential election bid put forth a proposal that

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Garrity on Yahoo Finance: Facebook – Poster Boy For Tech Regulation Risk

Highlight: “Looking at Facebook’s behavior relative to other tech competitors, Facebook has really kind of an insouciant attitude for its regulators,” Laidlaw & Company’s Chief Market Strategist @GVAResearch says. Full interview: pic.twitter.com/wnEvfkIS0p — Yahoo Finance (@YahooFinance) June 4, 2019 “Big Tech” Breakup Proposals on 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Radar Legislators’ interest in investigating and potentially

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: We Are In A Technology Cold War

Click here to listen to replay. Whoever Builds The 5G Platform First Sets The Standards And Thus The Rules Of The Game Published in 2015, the same year the PRC State Council laid out the “Made in China 2025” Plan (MIC2025) under which China would become a global powerhouse in ten high-tech fields from artificial intelligence (AI)

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Alphabet’s Clouded Profit Outlook Disheartens Investors

To listen to replay click here GOOGL Results Show Slowing Core Online Ad Business, Investors Flee Shares As Profit Doubts Grow The 1Q19 results for GOOGL fell well short of expectations (Revs $36.3bn (Street $37.3bn), EPS $9.50 (Street $10.17)) as revenue growth slowed to +17% year/year (4Q18 +22%, 1Q18 +26%), a performance that prompted an

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Amazon’s International Outlook ‘Somewhat Mixed,’ Garrity Says

David Garrity talks about Amazon.com Inc. results and outlook. The company reported quarterly profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates. Still, the e-commerce giant’s forecasts for the current quarter fell short of projections Garrity speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia.” Click here for full video replay. AMZN Results Show Record Earnings Generation Despite Slowing Sales Growth The 1Q19

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David Garrity on Bloomberg: Investors Must Be Cautious With New Breed Of Unicorns

To listen to replay, please click here. Up To $100bn In Capital To Be Raised Through 2019 IPO Wave With markets on a calendar year basis appearing robust on the heels of the recovery from the Christmas Eve 2018 low, the IPO calendar has become quite active with offerings either filed or expected to be

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CNBC Closing Bell: “Big Tech” Breakup Proposals on 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Radar

Video replay from CNBC. “Big Tech” Breakup Proposals on 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Radar Last Friday 3/8/19 Senator Elizabeth Warren (Democrat, MA) as part of her 2020 Presidential election bid put forth a proposal that would result in substantial controls and possible break-up being imposed on tech companies with revenues in excess of $25bn with

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Hard To Know Who Is Steering The Ship At Snap: Garrity

To listen to the replay, click here. Old Tech Favor US Adoption Of GDPR Standards, Challenging New Tech Rivals Interesting FT article yesterday highlighting the divide within the technology sector over a call for US to adopt EU GDPR data privacy standards, a development prompted by a desire to have US federal standards in place so as to supercede

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