‘Why’ Passion Matters
October 30, 2015

What is your secret? Over the next few weeks and months, then we will be diving into the deep end of secret discover. What do we think we know that few others believe?  Mission driven companies outperform and it is possible to spot these companies. Can mission-driven companies be identified in advanced and drive long-term […]

Snapchat took the world (or at least the US) by storm over the last few years.  What once started as the “sexting” app has evolved into a rapidly growing company. Is this the age of Snapchat domination? Since the company formed, it has moved fast.  Snapchat adopted the Facebook effect and has moved fast and […]

Why Twitter Matters for your Small Business
October 2, 2015

Twitter has something special.  Twitter works.  Twitter is just not Facebook and Twitter is not an ecosystem. As Fast Company articulates: Twitter executives have always preferred that you not compare their company to Facebook. While they definitely want Twitter to become the world’s biggest social media company, they say they don’t want it to resemble, […]

Why Small Businesses Need to Know Facebook
October 1, 2015

Facebook is the “leader in the clubhouse” among the large US players in the ecosystem game. To start, the original Facebook disclosed over 1.3 billion monthly active users (MAUs) in its most recent quarterly earnings statement (3Q 2104).  VentureBeat breaks down the numbers, but the headline follows: 1.35 billion MAUs (14% growth year-over-year) 1.12 billion […]

The Power of Bitcoin
September 26, 2015

As an interested investor in all things financial related, recently, I’ve had some discussions with non-financial “nerds” about bitcoin.  If you are interested in venture capital and the next wave of technology, then you are pretty well versed in the potential of bitcoin (or any crypto-currency).  If you are not interested, then there are some […]