Morning Report

April 21, 2017

Mike’s “Dandy” Deal, Laura Boone Lights, Wendy’s scorches Hardee’s to a Crisp and SeatGeek Buys TopTix

Good Friday Morning, Daylight – Two whopper deals signed by members this week – forever life-changing deals for the Entrepreneurs. Laura Boone of Turner Boone signed two multi-million dollar...
April 18, 2017

Under Armour Stormy Side Gigs Push Company Underwater, Harlem French Connection, Walmart is in Final Lap to Buy Bonobos

Good Tuesday Morning,    Daylight – I am going to go out on a limb here and predict Under Armour’s first quarter results will be the...
April 17, 2017

Delta Doubles Down, Houston’s Deep Dive, IB Scams Companies < $100m

Good Monday Morning. China’s GDP growth beats expectations – up 6.9 percent in Q1.   Daylight – This weekend, Delta signed off on paying passengers up...
April 12, 2017

Tesla’s High or Red Tide, Rental Real Estate Sink or Swim Call, Vizio and Vanity Fair Cancel Parties, Magic Leap Buys FuzzyCube Software

Good Wednesday Morning. BlackBerry might be back. The company was awarded $814.9 million in an arbitration dispute with Qualcomm. Trading halted first thing this morning.  ...
April 11, 2017

United CEO Munoz’s Midnight Letter, Shoney’s and Whole Foods Bar, Story Stocks Sell High

Good Tuesday Morning,    Daylight – Do you remember the clips of car wrecks in Driver’s Ed to scare teenagers to drive straight? United Airlines now...
April 10, 2017

Delta’s Joint Venture is Not with Customers, FDA Approves 23andMe, Spotify Skips Roadshow and Francisco Loads Up on R2Net

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – “Things got out of control” is how the Delta’s CEO described the near customer civil disobedience in the aftermath of...
April 7, 2017

Car Sales Crashing, Subprime Car Loans Cry, 7-Eleven Expansion, Patent Trolls in Texas

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Cars sales in March took a dive, and we wanted to know – like yesterday – is this downward spiral...
April 6, 2017

Yik Yak Yard Sale, McAfee Back as Johnny Depp, Kicklighter PR, Magnolia Medical Blossom

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Startups for Sale or Rent – Here is the Yik Yak shutdown news: Sequoia Capital is out on the street,...
April 6, 2017

Panera’s Pie in the Sky Sale, Spotify Spots Artists’ Paid Tiers, Slackline Full-Fledged Sport and Solvati Says I DO

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – The owner of Caribou Coffee, Peet’s Coffee and Tea, Keurig Green Mountain and Krispy Kreme has closed the deal and...
April 4, 2017

Culture Index, Panera Up for Sale, Ronco Brands Files for Mini IPO

Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – Loaded with algorithms, collaborative data and 29 years of scientific research, the graph below shows who we are looking to...
April 4, 2017

Searching for a Pot of Gold, Seattle’s Silver Bullet, Cloudera Files S-1

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – The hottest item in Seattle this morning is not coffee, but a ticket to attend Amazon’s Seattle HQs for a...
March 29, 2017

The Robots are Coming, Darden Swallows Up Cheddar’s, Spotify Scientists New Hires, Funnel Mistakes

Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – The Robots are Coming – Investment Giant BlackRock laid out an explicit and ambitious plan yesterday to consolidate a large...