March 26, 2019

WeWork’s Losses, Venmo’s Gamble, and the Podcast Revolution

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Gig companies are going state by state to try to shape labor...
March 25, 2019

Rebecca Watkins: The Spiritual Core of the Oxford Center

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Cliff Oxford on Rebecca Watkins, the spiritual leader of the Oxford Center,...
March 22, 2019

A B2B Yelp, Third-Wave Coffee, and Cardboard’s Comeback

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   A 7-year-old startup, G2 Crowd is building a version of Yelp to...
March 21, 2019

Instagram’s Data Grab, Square Challenges Spotify, and the Kayak of Ride-Shares

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. SPOTLIGHT   Jeff Warren, CEO of ride-share app Migo, will be my guest on...
March 20, 2019

The Tinder of Charity, the Nike of Beauty, and Facebook Re-Targets

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   In the Midwest, the news just keeps getting worse for farmers: “The...
March 19, 2019

A Plan to Fix College Admissions, Jim Collins’ New Book, and Why Dollar General Is Thriving

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Rebecca Kantar, a Harvard dropout, has a plan to fix college admissions:...
March 18, 2019

Whose Data Is It, Anyway: The Restaurant’s or OpenTable’s? Plus: the IP Fight Over ‘Fire Cider’

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   In case you need a reminder that it’s all about the data,...
March 15, 2019

When Shoes Need a Software Update, and America’s Next Manufacturing Hub

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Last month, Nike began selling Internet of Things shoes that lace themselves...
March 14, 2019

Facebook’s Bad Day, Retail’s Biggest Gamble, and Africa’s First Tech Unicorn

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Facebook’s data deals are under criminal investigation: “A grand jury in New...
March 13, 2019

Startup Mafias, The Reluctant Billionaire, and Scooter Madness at SXSW

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   At this year’s SXSW, the most notable performance may be the effects...
March 12, 2019

Capping Investor Profits, Managing Misfits, and 3-D Printing Houses

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Sam Altman is introducing Silicon Valley to a “capped profit” model, which...
March 11, 2019

The Dangers of Discounts, the Decline of Customer Service, and Silicon Valley’s Self-Esteem

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Silicon Valley wants to build a monument to itself: “Capturing the tech...
March 8, 2019

Martin Shkreli’s Prison Management, A Plague of Millionaires, and the Silicon Valley Ponzi Scheme

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   On a Recode Decode podcast with Kara Swisher, Chamath Palihapitiya, the billionaire...
March 7, 2019

The Last Blockbuster. Explaining TikTok. And the Rewards of Cannabis

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Mark Zuckerberg announced that he intends to alter the essence of social...
March 6, 2019

The Dangers of Having Too Much Money and Not Understanding Social Media

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Why did meal-kit service Munchery fail? In a Chapter 11 filing, CEO...
March 5, 2019

Geek Philanthropy, the Netflix of Podcasting, and Cliff Oxford on Membership Models

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. CLIFF’S TAKE   The owner of several Morton’s Steakhouses out of Houston asked if...
March 4, 2019

Where Barbers Make $180,000 a Year. And When Women Pitch Women for Capital

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   How hot is the Midland-Odessa job market in West Texas, in the...
March 1, 2019

Addicts Turned Entrepreneurs, Amazon’s Counterfeiters, and Why Chatbots Are Female

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Amazon says it has a new plan to help brands battle counterfeiters,...