Morning Report

March 27, 2018

Facebook Should Own Biz Model, Number Two Winner, Poems Not Podcasts on Growth and Sensodyne Toothpaste Sets Healthcare Trend

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – This massive backlash against Facebook and all the regulatory agencies like FTC piling on with potential astronomical fines are conveniently forgetting...
March 26, 2018

In Three-Ring Circus Musk Deletes SpaceX and Tesla’s FB Pages, Dark and Stormy Daniels, Jellyfish Companies and Fly Blade Raises $38 Million

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Weekend was a three-ring circus – Elon Musk on Saturday morning deleted SpaceX and Tesla’s Facebook pages, (you want regulation –...
March 23, 2018

Dropbox Oversubscribed Last Night, Dig South Tickets Here, Five out of Six Grand Champions in South Carolina, ModCloth Sold to Walmart

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Last night, Dropbox was oversubscribed with IPO takers at $21 a share and exceeded expectations on valuation for a fully diluted...
March 22, 2018

Major Moves by Two Entrepreneurs Who Get an “A” and “D”, NFL’s Jim Plunkett Reborn in Journalism and Entrepreneur Briefing Great Debates on April 6, Noon in Atlanta

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Major moves yesterday by two world-changing Entrepreneurs, Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick. The dropout from Harvard gets an “A” and Kalanick...
March 21, 2018

Zuckerberg MIA, CA Outlaw Thing Has Gotten Out of Hand, Oldest Bar Brand in America and How Mulesoft Plowed to $2 Billion

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – We broke this story yesterday and it was not one I would have chosen.   Style – Our advice yesterday morning...
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...