Morning Report

April 1, 2019

Funeralocity, the Beefless Whopper, and the Small Business Case for Universal Healthcare

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Alyssa Milano and dozens of other performers have threatened to stop filming...
March 29, 2019

Amazon’s Devastating Numbers, Facebook’s Discriminatory Targeting, and India’s Startup Problems

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Bloomberg has put together some graphics that offer a devastating demonstration of...
March 28, 2019

A Database of Women Investors, McDonald’s Stops Fighting the $15 Minimum Wage, and 7-Eleven Goes Farm-to-Fountain

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   A special Oxford Center members memorial service for Rebecca Watkins will be...
March 27, 2019

A Former Gang Member’s $10 Million Startup and Why Silicon Valley Is Miserable

Get the Oxford Morning Report every day. Click here for a free subscription. DAYLIGHT   Thank you to Jennifer Fox for sharing photos from SIB Fixed Cost...
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...