Morning Report

July 20, 2017

2nd Time Around, Tech Alamo, Facebook Makes Up with Publishers, Plastic Parts, MPE Rolls the Dice on Dreamline

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Don’t make me get into stats on the second and third marriages, but this second love affair with tech stocks...
July 19, 2017

Spicy Deals, Streaks for Goldman and Megyn, Silk Road Medical Raises $47 Million, On-Demand Starts Now

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Two losing streaks going strong this morning provide Entrepreneurs with two lessons. First, never lose your Day 1 startup scrappiness...
July 18, 2017

Belly Flop Strategy, Schwab Strong, Sony Buys Believe Digital, Dress Code Danger and Redfin IPO

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – A belly flop mistake was made yesterday at 2 p.m. Uber made in-app tipping available everywhere in the U.S. It’s...
July 17, 2017

Deal Deluge, Delta/Coulter Twitter Crisis, Saucey, Plum Raise New Sums, Taylor English Hits High Notes on Growth

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – As good as it gets or maybe compulsive gambling can explain the deluge of deals that flooded the streets last...
July 13, 2017

Sun Valley Deal Surprise, Moon Express Takes Off, Visa Offers Restaurants Deal of Lifetime, Colette Says No

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Two big things happened in business yesterday – one social in Sun Valley and one serious in North Carolina, where...
July 12, 2017

Founder Flies, Freaks and Geeks, Vintage Capital Offers Rent-A-Center $800 Million, LA has Olympics in Bag

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Two Bi-Coastal Decisions Yesterday – On the Pacific coast, Uber’s CEO committee of five met and decided to dramatically deploy...
July 12, 2017

America’s International Entrepreneurs Put on Notice, Siemens Gomer Game, Apollo Bets on Golf, YogaWorks Sells 5 Million Shares

Good Tuesday Morning. Don’t think for a second yesterday was just another day at the office or through the airport. Two Big Boy Entrepreneur decisions came...
July 12, 2017

Oscar’s Marketing Mentality, It’Sugar Sold, McMansions Back and MD Beach Certified

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – A social media sensation hit the air this weekend when Oscar Mayer, now owned by Kraft Heinz, said the company...
July 12, 2017

Jay Z and Hank Say Mind Your Own Business, Buckhead Club Steps Up, Taylor English Good Guys Finish First, Silver Lake Buys a Place For Mom

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – President Trump meets Putin today, but the bigger contest and feat of sportsmanship is the Tour de France whizzing through...
July 3, 2017

Founder Sells McLaren and Formula One, Whole Foods Issues RFP, ShiftyPixy Goes Mini-IPO to Raise $12 Million

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Happy July 4 and to water down some of the noise, here is a great beach read: “First Entrepreneur: How...
June 30, 2017

Watermelon Queen, Danish Deal, Family Ferrari and Planet Lab Launches Satellite to Monitor Walmart Parking Lots

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – I know most of you are already gone for a long weekend, but if you get a call from a...
June 29, 2017

Staples Sale and Blue Apron IPO Down Round Market Perfection, Pandora Dials It Back, John Zimmer’s Nice Guy Strategy Working at Lyft, Watch Car360 Take Off

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Two deals yesterday that had everybody scratching their heads and asking – “what in the world are they thinking” –...