Brian Withers

Brian Withers


Brian Withers has been a Fool since 2004 and loves to invest in companies that are disrupting the status quo. His best investment was to get his kids into Foolish stocks at the young ages of 5 & 7. Prior to starting his contract writer role with The Fool, he spent 30 years between IBM, Dell, and Allergan helping make their operations run better. When he's not writing, you can find Brian riding his bike around the Research Triangle Area in North Carolina. Feel free to reach Brian via email:

Recent articles

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Why I Just Bought Lemonade Stock

This sweet stock is a sassy disrupter.

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5 Reasons This E-Signature Specialist Is Just Getting Started

DocuSign's e-signature product isn't the only thing this tech leader has going for it.

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3 E-commerce Stocks Not Named Amazon to Buy Before the Holiday Season

Forget the mall, holiday shopping is going online this year -- but plenty of those purchases won't involve the segment leader.

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3 Growth Stocks I'd Buy Right Now

Software is reshaping the way we do things. Along the way, it's handing investors some great opportunities.

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Is Okta Stock a Buy?

Shares are hitting all-time highs -- have investors already missed the best part of the ride?

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Better Buy: Shopify vs. Etsy

Both e-commerce companies are riding stay-at-home tailwinds, but which one is a better buy today?


Is MercadoLibre Stock a Buy?

E-commerce and fintech are proving to be powerful growth engines for the Latin American specialist.

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Is Etsy Stock a Buy?

The handmade and craft goods marketplace's share price has already more than tripled this year.

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Where Will Asana Be in 1 Year?

Just days old as a public company, what can investors expect over the next four quarters?

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11 Reasons to Buy MercadoLibre and Never Sell

This regional e-commerce player has more going for it than you might expect.

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These 3 Stocks Are Helping Build a Better Future: Are They Buys?

Turns out, making the world a better place can be a good investment.

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Forget Apple: Buy This Tech Stock Instead

It's an innovative disruptor in a huge market with a market cap that's 0.1% of Apple's.

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Better Buy: vs. Alibaba

These are two top operators in the largest e-commerce market in the world, but only one of them is the better buy today.

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5 Reasons I Bought More Slack After Its Seemingly Disappointing Quarter

Investors are missing what's hiding in plain sight.

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5 Investing Criteria I've Used to Beat the Market

This simple but powerful idea can help you improve your investing results too.

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Could Asana Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock?

Can a Facebook co-founder catch lightning in a bottle again with his second start-up?

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Better Buy: Apple vs. Amazon

These are two exceptional companies, but only one stock is a buy today.

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3 Software Stocks Share This 1 Key to Success

For this trio, one factor has been instrumental in achieving incredible growth.

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Better Buy: Veeva Systems vs. Hubspot

Of the two fast-growing cloud software stocks, one is clearly a better buy.

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Is Slack Stock a Buy?

Let's find out if the recent pullback in the stock is a buying opportunity for long-term investors.