Martin "Marty" Sands

About Marty Sands

Martin 'Marty' Sands is co-founder, chairman or CEO of multiple companies, including Genesis Merchant Partners, Frozen Food Partners, Paleo Passion Foods - Just Real Foods, and Optmed. Martin began his career working at several leading investment banks, including Shearson Lehman and Oppenheimer and Company, until launching his own firm in 1990. Shortly after launching this firm with his brother Steven, the firm became a New York Stock Exchange member firm, and grew to develop both an international as well as a domestic full-service investment business.

Are ICOs the Future of Early Stage Startup Funding?

Something strange is happening in the place where two worlds meet: Silicon Valley and Venture Capital. A new trend has emerged where seed-funding for early-stage start-ups is down by 40% based on the number of transactions, since a recent peak in 2015. As reported by LinkedIn, while the quantity of money being spent on early-stage [...]

The Health Benefits of Good Sugar Control

It's that time of year again, after the Holidays when workouts and healthy eating went straight out the window. Each and every year thousands of American then struggle to keep their New Years Resolutions with unreasonable goals, when they could just take one small step that could have a really big impact in their diet, [...]

Top Food Trends from the Winter Fancy Food Show 2018

This year's Winter Fancy Food Show exhibited some new and exciting trends in the specialty and gourmet food markets. Some of the most popular ingredients or trends involved the following foods:   Cookie Dough, Cake Batter Endulging the child within us, these snacks offer a safe alternative to eating the real thing with raw eggs [...]

Paint Thinner Found In Kid’s Cereals

Recently many have noticed that there are some strange ingredients on popular kids' cereals. These ingredients are well known to be Trisodium phosphate (or tribasic sodium phosphate; TSP), which is a known as a heavy duty cleaner. Many call this a conspiracy theory, others suggest that the ingredient mixes with others to create a chemical [...]

The Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic and The Impacts of Fasting

The Obesity-Diabetes Epidemic and The Impacts of Fasting w/ Dr. Jason Fung MD Dr. Bubbs interviews obesity and diabetes expert Dr. Jason Fung MD, exploring the high blood sugar and insulin epidemic that affects all Western countries today. Dr. Fung discusses the flaws in the "calories in vs calories out" model for weight loss, the [...]

Benefits of Raw Local Honey Go Beyond Your Health

Raw Honey seems to be all the rage lately in health food stores, in health food products and everything we see from ads, to the news, commercials and even friends and family touting this amazing superfood. But at the end of the day, it's still just sugar... Right? Not exactly. While honey is definitely a [...]

OptMed Obtains Strategic Investment and License Agreement with Synecoun

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- OptMed, Inc., a medical device company focused on the commercialization of BondEase®, a novel surgical adhesive, announced today that it formed a strategic relationship with Synecoun, a Chinese medical technology company located in China Medical City, Taizhou, a major biopharmaceutical Chinese hub. Synecoun is positioned with a unique focus [...]

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How Much Added Sugar Is Too Much?

Are table sugar and high fructose corn syrup just empty calories or can they be actively harmful? Or is there a reason why whole foods, or a plant-based diet is preferable to a diet that includes artificial junk and processed sugars? In 1776, at the time of the American Revolution, Americans consumed approximately four pounds [...]