Morning Report

March 19, 2018

NY Times Bombs Hit Close to Home, L’Oreal Buys Modiface, Porsche Swingers, Manhattans and Self-Driving Cars

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – We heard the whispers on Wednesday, and then Saturday morning the NY Times dropped the bomb – Facebook and Cambridge Analytica’s...
March 15, 2018

Holmes’s Broken Halos Still Shine, DebateGate, Silver Lake Buys EDR, Salesforce Snaps Up Cloudcraze and TA Associates Take Major Stake in Confluence

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – For Entrepreneurs, the big news out of the blue from the Security Exchange Commission was not that it had charged the...
March 14, 2018

Bon Jovi Living on an Entrepreneur Prayer, GM’s Car Secret, Real Time Anti-Harassment Video Sales Surge at Tralient, Dick and His Deer Stand

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Three quick things that are flipping business – GM has a pilot program under wraps that will start in the fall,...
March 13, 2018

Deans and Bankers New Kin, Biz Opp – One in Five Americans Now Have Tattoos, Time is on Clear’s Mind and Apple Buys Texture

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Business school deans and M&A bankers have something in common this morning and that is they need to add a new...
March 12, 2018

PaintBar Loads up $9 Million for Sip-and-Paint, Gyms Don’t Lift Malls, Return of the HR Hug and High Heels Low on Sales

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – I knew Brian Reynolds had gall when he was our first-ever sponsor, but he threw deep on Friday as his...
March 8, 2018

Manhattan Meetings, Catch a Falling Star, Peyton Unloads 31 Papa John’s, Croppers and Stringers

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – The new weather phenomenon called the Cyclone Bomb hit NYC yesterday and you could really tell Manhattan, a small swamp-like island,...
March 7, 2018

Amazon Falls for Lovers and Buys Game Spark, New Orleans Oxford Commerce Dinner, Hope Global Forum Speech and Member from Missouri

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Word is out – Amazon and Bezos himself toured potential HQ2 candidate Washington DC/Northern Virginia area with follow-up visits to the...
March 6, 2018

Zagat Sold Cold, Dorm Life Reinvented, Snow Monkey Not Slow, Bojangles Fries CEO, ESPN Hires New President and Brooklyn-Manhattan Pizza War Breaks Out

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Zagat, a fast-growth company founded in 1979 by husband and wife Tim and Nina Zagat, rose to prominence as the restaurant...
March 5, 2018

Scaramucci Scared Kelly Sinks Sale, Oscars Shot, Members Marry, Feb’s Five Double Dippers and ESPN Punts on FiveThirtyEight

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – The Oscars need to hire another company like Meeting Expectations to run the show because last night crossed over from just...
March 1, 2018

UFO Spotify on Wall Street, Stone Point Acquires Legal Shield, Hot Shot Divorce Lawyer Laura Wasser Says It’s Over Easy Like Tinder and Traveling Until Monday

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Deals are flying off the shelf left and right, but none are quite like Spotify filing to go IPO. Live Rounds...
February 28, 2018

Macy’s Downsizing, Burberry CEO to Leave, Dick’s Sporting Goods Limits Gun Sales and Cold California

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – We texted out late yesterday that Amazon is buying Ring, the smart-doorbell maker, but it was only half the story. The...
February 27, 2018

Buyers Roll the Real Estate World, Sprout Social Swells, Circle Buys Poloniex and Digital Entrepreneurial Expert Live

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Fast – First, Eden acquired OrgOrg, a social network for office managers to recommend, discuss, and review vendors and products. Create...