Morning Report

May 18, 2017

Skip the Shiny Objects Syndrome, Sirius in Serious Talks to Acquire Pandora, ServiceNow Buys Qlue, Let’s Be Friends Better Than a Fight

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Which is going to be more important for Entrepreneurs in the next six months – focus or the economy? I’d...
May 17, 2017

ESPN Moves SportsCenter to Back Row, Buffett Lifts American, Sinks Delta, Netflix Dustup with France, ANT Moves IPO

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Trying to catch traction in a digital age and keep its position as the king of sports, ESPN unveiled yesterday...
May 17, 2017

Cyber Hell Scales, PBR chases NASCAR Brand for Fans, Sprint Starts Talks to Buy T-Mobile and Dyson Sucked into Battery Investment

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Don’t breeze by Friday’s “Katrina” of cyberattacks because it is not over. Another wave will hit this morning when employees...
May 12, 2017

Snap’s Rose Garden Turns to Tall Weeds, RoboKiller, Sportdecals Re-acquired by Founders, Friendly Reminder

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Good luck on reading the tea leaves of this economy with the boom and bust of industries, depending on the...
May 11, 2017

Whole Foods Hell, Disaster in a Snap, Cockroach Labs Gets a Lift, Dropoff Picks $8.5 Million

Good Thursday Morning and two examples of what it looks like when the bottom falls out.   Daylight – With investors stomping on the floor and...
May 10, 2017

Trump Entrepreneurial Tricks or Team, Maple Joins Deliveroo, Delta’s Low Dive, G1 Goes IPO Show

Good Wednesday Morning. Charlie Brown and ‘Peanuts’ sold to DHX Media for $345 million.   Daylight – We all have heard that HR consulting cliché – Hire...
May 9, 2017

Woodstock Capitalists Concert, Caterpillar Buys Yard Club, Three Times a Cluster, 5 Star Hotel with Bad Weather

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – At his “Woodstock for Capitalists” annual company conference that basically wrapped up yesterday, Warren Buffett had a blunt message for CEOs,...
May 8, 2017

Lending Club Steps into No Man’s Land, Razor Sharp Sales, Tesla’s Fantasy Valuation, Low-Ball Offers

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – An Answer on Aisle 7 – In a river of fog forever with Amazon, retailers have been trying to pull a...
May 4, 2017

Whirlpool Buys Yummly, Tequila Talks Land, Next Insurance is Digital Insurance, NYTimes Cashes in on Business Model

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – On a day where most of the media sector was on the ropes, New York Times stepped above the pack...
May 3, 2017

Angie’s List Sold, Car Sales Head South, Airbnb Throws Us Under Bus, ReThink Medical Gets New Shot

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Looking at sales numbers heading south, you can count on this: two months is a worry, three months is a...
May 2, 2017

Whole Foods – Austin, We Have Problems, Shake Shack Hires CFO, lululemon Departs with Head of Digital and Cruise Cliques Ride High

Good Tuesday Morning. A deal was reached last night between screenwriters and producers, averting a strike that would have thrown TV and film production into chaos...
May 1, 2017

New Funeral Niche, NY Gawker on Uber, Party City Gets Offer, No-Nup, Then Kiss the Roommate

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Monday morning is as good as any to bring up this emerging, new and big time business niche – post-mortem...
April 28, 2017

Science Blows Up Social Media, California Weather and Relatives, Dropbox Profit and 3 Big Brands Take Live Rounds

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – With Entrepreneurs having a boat load of curiosity and fascination with anthropology, you want to know a huge archaeological finding...
April 26, 2017

Entrepreneur Crickets, Amazon Smiles on Nashville, Upland Buys RightAnswers, Square Hires YikYak, Fun at New HQs

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – A group of investors, led by former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on...
April 25, 2017

Flying Future, Ritz Big Brand Hit, Whole Foods Up for Sale, Shopping Malls Entertain a Strategy

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – With all the overdrive PR hype on self-driving cars, the flying car has so far been under the radar, but...
April 24, 2017

Go For Broke Strategy Sinks 3, Jimmy Choo is on Sale, Costco is Cool, Gannett Buys SweetIQ

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – A rare go-for-broke corporate gamble at McDonald’s parallels a routine Entrepreneurial play: insane timelines, new hires and a mad mission...
April 21, 2017

Mike’s “Dandy” Deal, Laura Boone Lights, Wendy’s scorches Hardee’s to a Crisp and SeatGeek Buys TopTix

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Two whopper deals signed by members this week – forever life-changing deals for the Entrepreneurs. Laura Boone of Turner Boone signed two multi-million dollar...
April 18, 2017

Under Armour Stormy Side Gigs Push Company Underwater, Harlem French Connection, Walmart is in Final Lap to Buy Bonobos

Good Tuesday Morning,    Daylight – I am going to go out on a limb here and predict Under Armour’s first quarter results will be the...