As car companies struggle to appeal to fickle millennial consumers, the modern connected car raises a bigger question: are cars becoming a winner-take-all market?
Patreon, a crowdfunding company launched in 2013, has taken a novel approach to the fan funding model popularized by sites like Kickstarter and GoFundMe. Under the traditional crowdfunding model, a user posts an idea for a new project or product, [...]
Users with real names or pseudonyms? It's an important design choice that greatly impacts your online platform
Although this might sound directly out of a Sci-fi movie, the connection is quite simple and something most of us have heard in the last couple of months in the news. Apple, on February 16 was ordered to help unlock [...]
In a digital world, the way we eat is also being transformed and main restaurant chains are following this trend. Fast-food companies, with a higher scale, big brands, and proximity with consumers, are taking the lead.
Luxury is no longer what it used to be. It is mass-produced and mass-distributed. Buying goods from a luxury brand today is about an image and the illusion of quality regardless of reality. The luxury industry is increasingly driven to [...]
The recent launch of Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages, or AMP, raised the decades long question again - Which is better: Open or closed system/platform?
The rise of daily fantasy sports (DFS) has been nothing short of spectacular. In 2015, the industry attracted over $3 billion in player entry fees. In addition, the two dominant industry leaders, FanDuel and DraftKings, each secured over $300 million [...]
Major League Baseball hit a grand slam with the launching of MLB Advanced Media and its industry leading MLB.tv streaming service.
The online economy has spawned countless companies that operate fundamentally differently than companies of the past. This new world order requires a new form of office organization, and WeWork has stepped up to fill that need.
In today’s world, there is no need to attempt to compete with the incumbent when you can take an idea from Silicon Valley and simply deploy it in other markets. But is it as easy as it sounds?
China is the second largest economy in the world presenting massive opportunities for entrepreneurs. Unfortunately for many technology companies, expansion efforts often fail or, even worse, result in permanent bans from the country. However, a number of online and technology [...]
Snapchat has converted from a carefree social media app to news content provider and galvanizing political tool.
How stadiums are attempting to rival the television experience using technology
The current private equity recruiting process is inefficient, unfair and ripe for a technology disruption. Is there a way to create an online market that could better connect young professionals looking for associate positions in PE firms looking to hire [...]
Peer to peer lending first started appearing in 2006-07 initially working off as applications running on top of popular social networks like Facebook. These platforms sought to utilize the information contained in a person’s networks and connections to estimate the [...]