I sat down with Cory Cleveland for his podcast “The Insider’s Guide to Finance” to dive deep into my transition from the brokerage industry in 2008 to building Lithium X in 2015. I foresaw the battery revolution and knew I wanted to be a part of it in a big way. I talk about my … Read More
Last week I sat down with Thunderbird CEO Jennifer Twiner McCarron where we discussed the rapidly increasing need for premium content, driven by major players like Apple, Disney and Netflix, and how Thunderbird is well positioned for this opportunity because of its reputation for quality content, its trusted creative team and a proven ability to deliver. … Read More
I sat down with Capital Exploit’s Jamie Keech on his latest podcast to take a look back on the evolution of my career to date, including lessons learned and battles lost and won along the way. I have always believed that the more times people put themselves in a position of being uncomfortable, the stronger … Read More
Brian Paes-Braga is Principal, Head of Merchant Banking at SAF Group, a leading structured credit and merchant banking group which builds, invests, finances and advises high growth companies as well as provides flexible and long-term capital solutions to public and private corporations while providing stable returns for investors through its structured credit arm. He sits on the Board of Directors of DeepGreen Metals and Thunderbird Entertainment. Brian was Founder and CEO of Lithium X Energy Corp., a lithium resource company, which raised approximately $53 million and, within 2.5 years, was sold to an international company for $265 million in March 2018. Brian is an Advisory Council member of the International Crisis Group and is proud to support several charities and research groups through his private family foundation, Quiet Cove Foundation, which seeks to support innovative solutions to large scale social issues. Brian is currently attending the Owners, Presidents and Management (OPM) program at Harvard Business School.