The Lithium Spot

Jonah Raskas and Shrey Patel are the founders of The Lithium Spot, a site focused on investing in the booming lithium market. Jonah’s passion for the Lithium space is fueled around Market Research, valuation and of course, making some smart investments! His passion for Market Research started out early on his career when he worked in the White House’s SpeechWriting office. There, Jonah was tasked with researching for the President’s and Vice President’s speeches on a diverse set of topics ranging from Defense to Agriculture to Policy Announcements. Following that, Jonah’s career took a turn to Wall Street where he worked for two separate investments banks. It was there that he worked on the capital markets desk getting an up close sense of valuation and the market. He worked on many different offerings ranging from IPO’s to Secondary offerings as well as in depth analysis on a wide range of companies. Most recently, Jonah’s core strength of market research has helped him earn widespread praise from a variety of consulting and MBA internship opportunities. Having just completed his MBA at the Gabelli School of Business (summa cum laude) in Marketing & Accounting, Market Research is again at a focal point for his job in Brand Management for a Fortune 500 company. Shrey’s interest in Lithium began when he was asked to cover the space during his time on the specialty chemicals team at GAMCO Investors. Interning for a well-respected analyst, and a famed value investor, he learned a tremendous amount while researching and writing an in-depth industry report on the rapidly emerging Lithium sector, and covering Albemarle Corporation. With an undergraduate background in Biomedical Engineering and Economics from UNC (University of National Champions!), and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the Gabelli School of Business, Shrey approaches the industry from both a technical as well as a business perspective. This background also affords him the ability to get into the nitty-gritty fundamentals while maintaining a perspective on the broader, global interconnections of the industry and economy. Through his time on both the buy and the sell-sides, as well as his experience managing capital raised from friends and family, Shrey brings tremendous research and investing insight to the table.


4Q17: 4 Value Investing Takeaways

Shrey Patel and Jonah Raskas of The Lithium Spot look back at the lithium space in Q4 2017 through the...

January 18th, 2018

The Lithium Spot's 2018 Outlook

Jonah Raskas and Shrey Patel of the Lithium Spot share their lithium outlook for 2018, with a focus on juniors...

January 4th, 2018

Checklist for Lithium Investing

Shrey Patel and Jonah Raskas of The Lithium Spot run through three things investors should consider before investing in lithium.

December 20th, 2017

3 Takeaways from Goldman Sachs on Lithium Investing

Shrey Patel and Jonah Raskas of the Lithium Spot outline three recent observations on the lithium space from Goldman Sachs.

November 16th, 2017

Looking Back on the Q3 Lithium Returns

A slew of lithium-focused companies enjoyed strong returns during Q3, but what does the landscape look like going forward?

September 28th, 2017

How to Participate in the Lithium Boom

Investors who want to jump into to the rapidly growing lithium market have many options — here's a look at...

September 21st, 2017