November 9, 2018

HQs Leaving the Suburbs, Upside of Business Coaches and San Francisco Votes for Prop C

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Google employees gain a victory after the company said it would do away with forced arbitration when reporting sexual misconduct allegations....
November 8, 2018

Vice Isn’t Selling, Cliff’s Take on Milk and Tequila and Musk Says Ford’s Days are Numbered

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Big development in new media – Vice will shrink its workforce by as much as 15 percent to address stalling growth....
November 7, 2018

The Benefits of Divided Government, Millennials Look To Make An Entrepreneurial Impact, the NFL’s Half-Time Problem

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Apologies for the delay – Last minute check-ins on the Midterms.   Election Day is over and Shake Shack isn’t giving...
November 6, 2018

Amazon’s HQ2 to Split in Two, Atlanta Gulch Deal Gets Greenlight, Midterm Election Food Deals and Relief Rally

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – It is truly an HQ2, as in there will be two of them. Amazon plans to split their second HQ between...
November 5, 2018

No HQ2 for Atlanta? How Do You Decide a Venture Has Failed? A Creative Approach to Turnover

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Not-so-failing NY Times’s digital-only option has paid subscriptions at four million. Fun fact: 60,000 of the new subscribers hopped on for...
November 2, 2018

Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Another Reason Not to Take Venture Capital, Are You A Forbes Small Giant?

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Loren’s Take  – We held the Forbes Small Giants Forum this week in New York City, honoring the best small companies...
November 1, 2018

We’re Open to Suggestions, Waymo’s Slow Rollout, No Weed Soda for Coke and Bitcoin Turns Ten

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Note from Chief of Content Loren Feldman – As of today, Millennial Matt and I will be taking responsibility for the...
October 30, 2018

Keep Your Eye On Your Grill, Kristen O’Hara Snubs Snap, Oil Falls to $67 Per Barrel and Bezos Spread Too Thin

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – What’s hurting Amazon is not hard to see as any of us could say, “I’m familiar.” Bezos is spread too thin,...
October 29, 2018

Two Cream Horn Deals, Italy’s Wild Boars Stroll Through Rome and OK Cafe’s Vicious Land Deal Rumor

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Two cream horn deals – IBM bought North Carolina-based Red Hat, an open source software maker, for $34 billion, $14 billion...
October 26, 2018

Snapchat Loses Two Million Users, Meal Kit Companies Consolidate and Michael Myers and The McRib Keep Coming Back

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Millennial Matt here writing today’s Morning Report. Cliff will return Monday. Hot – Snapchat lost two million users in Q3. The...
October 25, 2018

Superstar Meltdown, Lyft Buys Bluevision Labs, Mavericks Lose, Zac Brown Band and Hawks Win

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – We all have been here – bring in a high-priced super star talent and they turn out a total loser just...
October 24, 2018

PNC Puts Big Points On Board, Musk Digs Boring Tunnel in LA, NCR Buys JetPay and Detroit Will Eat Dust Again

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – The time to bet against an Entrepreneur is not when they are flat on their backs with loads of problems like...
October 23, 2018

Ferragamo’s Fold, Harley Hell on P&L, Morning Report Moves to Master Oct. 31 and Conduit Bonds for Entrepreneurs

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Shares in Salvatore Ferragamo rose yesterday amid speculation the recent death of the shoemaker’s longtime leader, Wanda Ferragamo, could open the door...
October 22, 2018

Humdinger at Porsche, Facebook Familiar with Dire Straits and Google+ is Dead

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Dire Straits had a hit song “Money For Nothing” and Zuckerberg feels the same way about Facebook’s security team after the two...
October 18, 2018

Trump Throws Mexico a Bone, Tilman Fertitta Sends Offer to Caesars Entertainment and Porsche Event Tomorrow

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Big scoop behind the scenes of the Uber IPO – Why is Morgan Stanley the odds-on favorite to land the coveted...
October 17, 2018

First Man Disrupts Heroes, Sunset Management Consulting and Marriott Winds Down Ritz Business Hotel Brand

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Netflix is surging and it should be as it added over one million more US subscribers and nearly six million globally...
October 16, 2018

Remembering Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen, Italian Government Gives EU a No-Plan Budget, NBA Season Starts Tonight and Twilio Buys SendGrid

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Three quick things – First, Italy is in tatters as Rome was required to give the EU a budget by midnight....
October 15, 2018

Sears Should be on the Phone With Bezos, Pass on Tesla and Wait for Porsche Taycan and LeasePlan Pulls IPO

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Knock Three Times on the Ceiling If You Love Me – If I’m Sears – you know what I’m doing –...