Morning Report

August 1, 2016

Uber Pulls Back in China, Corpse Flower Blooms, Driving in Second Gear is Tough Sledding

Good Monday Morning. Two big eye-openers to see – Uber is throwing in the towel in China after spending tens of millions of dollars every month, fighting for market share...
July 28, 2016

Oracle Buys NetSuite, Twitter Under Fire, Win 1 for Gawker, Stone Cold Stares at Fox News

Good Thursday Morning, Breaking News – Oracle to acquire NetSuite in $9.3 billion dollar cash deal. Oracle declares war on Salesforce. Daylight – This Thursday morning,...
July 27, 2016

Yahoo’s Christmas Vacation, InterDev Gets Deal Done Done, Dorco: A Company You Should Know

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Can You Hear Me Now – Funny  story going around Silicon Valley about the call dropping when Yahoo CEO Marissa...
July 26, 2016

Mission Over Ambition, Domino’s Digital Dough, Equidate Trades Private Companies

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Reality Bites Last Night – Here is one thing and maybe the only thing that Entrepreneurs can learn from the political...
July 25, 2016

Big Business Bubbles This Weekend, Hollywood’s New “Walking Dead,” Spotlight on Dandy Don.

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – The weekend is gone with the wind and big changes bubble up, but first let’s get the boring business out of...
July 22, 2016

Ailes Locked Out of Entrepreneurial Empire, Chasing Chipotle Customers, Impinj $67 Million IPO

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Call It What You Want – Same show, different studio or same park, different trailer – Media Entrepreneur and TV mastermind,...
July 21, 2016

Trump and Thiel Go Up the Hill, Elon Musk’s New Masterplan for Tesla, and $20 Million Dollar Fast Blowouts

Good Thursday Morning, Breaking news before the big news – MasterCard buys 92.4 percent of London’s VocalLink, an automated, overnight and, in some cases, instant payment...
July 19, 2016

Facebook Live changes the business game

Take Action Entrepreneurs embrace Facebook Live as both a marketing foundation and primary social media investment. Entrepreneurs should seize the opportunity to decrease marketing costs and...
July 19, 2016

Netflix Sees “Jaws,” New York Times Dishes a New Business, and Brotherton Seed Company Sold

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – About Last Night – The political Convention dominated just about every channel, so having a Netflix subscription did not disappoint, but...
July 18, 2016

Entrepreneurship Shines at MLK National Historic Site, Tiny Houses Hot, and Ray’s Knows Rewards

Good Monday Morning. I have a spring in my step first thing this summer morning. Daylight – At the invitation of member Rebecca Watkins and nationally...
July 15, 2016

Terror Distractions, ViroCyt 5x Revenue in Sales, Crocodile Steaks in Mistakes

Good Friday Morning. Daylight – It’s another tough morning with the truck terror and human tragedy on the French Riviera in Nice, France. With the latest...
July 14, 2016

Pop-up Economy, Lyft Losing $50 Million Per Month, Second Generation Steps Up

Good Thursday Morning, and I like the energy of new trends in business. Daylight – The “pop-up” economy is a hot trend in business that makes...
July 13, 2016

Entrepreneurs Push Back on Tesla, Copyright Versus Creative Crowd, Dr. Nath is Mr. Niche

Good Wednesday Morning. Daylight – Entrepreneurs pushed back on my report yesterday that Tesla should straighten up and fly right when it comes to the SEC....
July 12, 2016

Tesla in Hot Water, Movie Money, and Hotel Hell Ends in Small Cities

Good Tuesday Morning. We have a big movie deal today, but first thing this morning, Daylight – Tesla is in hot water with the SEC, as...
July 11, 2016

UFC Sold, Family Feud at Fox, and Why Da Vinci is Hot

Good Monday Morning, and the tide rises again. First things first – M&A – This morning, U.F.C. (Ultimate Fight Club) will announce it has sold for...
July 8, 2016

Morning Report: Netflix and Comcast Go Steady and Twinkies Star Does A Reverse Merger

Good Friday Morning, and we have work to do. Daylight – A big flippin deal is the only way to describe the newly announced Netflix and...
July 7, 2016

Replace Your Website With A WebApp Presence

Clarify – What is a WebApp? A responsive, refined less expensive .com URL website. Daylight – Businesses are spending unnecessary money and time on websites. Consumers and...
July 7, 2016

EBII: Oxford Center Declares Websites and Salesforce Obsolete

100 Fast-growth entrepreneurs gathered at member Federico Castelucci’s restaurant,  Cooks and Soldiers, in Atlanta’s West Side on June 30th for the Oxford Center’s  Entrepreneur Briefing II...