Morning Report

October 9, 2017

RX Sold 30x EBITDA, California Circles Columbus, Split Shot Sinker Fees, HR Office Design

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – I know you probably didn’t miss that Kellogg bought protein-bar company RX for $600 million. What they didn’t say is RX...
October 6, 2017

TSG Buys LuckyVitamin, Bruce’s Brand Born to Make Money, Spotlight on Shivanni, Corona Crowned the King

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – The Boss, “Springsteen on Broadway,” extends his brand again with a new gig in theatre, telling lots of stories with a...
October 5, 2017

SlideFire Slump, Lt. General Honore Sees Square in Puerto Rico, OptiNose High and Welcome Mullet Festival and Back to Wharton

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – You could call it running the table, but it is the one sales run none of us would want. Live Rounds...
October 4, 2017

American Dream, Equifax Wins IRS Contract, King and Me, Thanks Harvey, Human Piece Hangs Heavy

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Yesterday in broad daylight, the IRS awarded a fraud-prevention $7.25 million contract to Equifax to verify taxpayers’ identities and help prevent...
October 3, 2017

Goldman Finds A New Gold in Bitcoin, Catalonia is Silicon Valley of Spain, CarGurus Insider IPO

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Walmart will begin offering same-day delivery to customers in New York City after buying Parcel, the Brooklyn-based company that handles delivery...
October 2, 2017

Founder Flounders at Uber, Mayday Call for AT&T in Puerto Rico, LetGo Raises $100 million and DreamJay Blocks Nightmares

Good Monday Morning, Daylight – Landing in London first thing this morning probably with not a wink of sleep and a stomach full of butterflies, Uber...
September 29, 2017

Elon’s B.F.R., Whole Foods Data Breach, Angry Birds Fly High, Roku Rocks on Stock Market

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Rocket Man Elon Musk spoke this morning at the International Astronautical Congress in Australia and said he figured out a way...
September 28, 2017

Entrepreneur Reverie, Second Tier Strikes Back, United Derm Buys Vitalogy Skincare and National Parks Surge

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Entrepreneurs’ Silent Reverie – Space. NASA’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft took this composite shot from 106,000 miles away, as it slingshotted past Earth...
September 27, 2017

Supersize Tweet, Personify Buys Wild Apricot, Cases Not Customers Canned Smith, Thank Annie for Events

Good Wednesday Morning, Daylight – Twitter Founder Jack Dorsey showed how to think bigger, but not necessarily better yesterday when he supersized the character limit of...
September 26, 2017

Amazon Amazing Hunt for $7 Billion Plus Indeed, Dan and Ann Pedigree, Dispatch Health Shows the How of On-Demand Health

Good Tuesday Morning, Daylight – Did you notice how Bezos undersold the announcement on a “second headquarters” to sell it big time, and word on the...
September 22, 2017

Board Blows the War, New Member in Denver, Dotard and Rocket Man Reroute Three Airlines, and Activehours Changes Market

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Of course, they did. London’s transport regulators, at 9 a.m. sharp this morning, said “no” to the renewal of Uber’s license...
September 21, 2017

Weird Deal Last Night, Meet Oct. 10, Waze Beeps at Tinder, CarLotz a New Used Car Lot

Good Thursday Morning, Daylight – Right after Trump finished his hot under the collar inauguration speech, George W. Bush walked up to Hillary Clinton and said...