Morning Report

April 4, 2018

Grindr’s Free Lunch, Beijing’s Big Chill, Nigeria Goes Green and Clean and Spotify’s Spoof on Direct Listing

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Beijing’s Big Chill set in last night with a second round of tariffs that China announced will rattle markets for the...
April 3, 2018

Spotify Begins Trading, NFL’s Cheerleader Handbook, Alibaba Buys Ele.me, Trump-N. Korea Solution and Register for Friday’s Entrepreneur Briefing

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Ignore all the noise on the market going down due to Trump’s trade wars. Biggest reason – traders taking bull market...
April 2, 2018

Cambridge Analytica + BlackWater = Emerdata, Amazon I SPY Games, Airport Revisions and Walmart Punts on Retail

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Backers and major players of Cambridge Analytica have set up a new data company called Emerdata and the newly appointed board...
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...