Morning Report

March 13, 2017

Hotel California Jail Cells, New Bullet Loans, Buttermilk Product Expansions Work Every Time, and Time Inc Buzzer Shot

Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – Three things got my attention this weekend. “LA Law” meets “Hotel California,” where you can pay Los Angeles to upgrade your jail...
March 10, 2017

Under the Hood of Fast Growth, No Slack at Upside and Pinterest Buys Jelly, Last Round at Airbnb

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – Restless with all the Trump commentary and wonk, wonk, wonk on the wire every day, this morning I want to...
March 9, 2017

Uber Wants #2 Who Can Do, Recruit Like the CIA, 8×8 Buys Lechat, Songwriters Want Their Pay

  Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – Who’s the Smartest and Peace in the Valley – With WikiLeaks’ CIA tech patrol document dump and more coming...
March 9, 2017

WikiLeaks’s Hate Mail Stuns Silicon Valley, MeetMe Buys If(we), Wildflower Bloom and Sugar Pool

Good Wednesday Morning,     Daylight – WikiLeaks will rock both the technology and civil liberties world with its release of the so-called Vault 7 documents...
March 7, 2017

Chinese Car Brand Trumpchi Rolls Out in America, Bet on Whales This Weekend and Norwest Invests in Bailiwick

    Good Tuesday Morning,   Daylight – Trading more like a penny stock than a multi-billion-dollar company, yesterday, Snap shares dropped like a rock, and...
March 7, 2017

Morning Deal Done, Nastygal Culture Collapses, Facebook Solicits TV Pitches, Hotels Raise the Bar

  Good Monday Morning,   Daylight – You will see later this morning GM’s signature on a final deal to sell its Opel European business to...
March 3, 2017

McDonald’s Do or Die Strategy on Delivery, Tidel Sold, Instacart Talks to Raise $400 Million

Good Friday Morning,   Daylight – In a bullish and cocky presentation to investors, McDonald’s CEO, Steve Easterbrook, and his senior leadership team declared “all in”...
March 2, 2017

SnapBack, Legend One Billion YouTube Views, Nesscap Sold, PwC Pushed Under the Bus

Good Thursday Morning,   Daylight – After a bizarre roadshow, where its founder flew off the handle a couple of times, Snapchat made up with Wall...
March 1, 2017

Uber Founder Rated 1 By His Uber Driver, Pexco Sold, Google Revenge

  Good Wednesday Morning,   Daylight – Confession – As much as I despair the media covering Trump wall-to-wall, I think I am in the same...
February 28, 2017

Envelopegate Wide Open, Priceline Eyes TripAdvisor, Calvin Klein Moonlight Strategy, YouTube Firehouse

  Good Tuesday Morning. This morning, it’s more like fun and run as in New Orleans, people are saying Happy Mardi Gras, but on Wall Street,...
February 27, 2017

Bonnie and Clyde Oscars Blow Up, Uberdams Break, Founder Kroc Pot, Golden Rings Launched

  Good Monday Morning to a Hollywood ending – “La La Land” won the Oscar award for best picture for about one minute before an onstage mix...
February 24, 2017

HR Rain, Airbnb Buys Tilt, Apple Relo

Good Friday Morning. When it rains, it pours – with Uber already under heavy scrutiny and taking shots left and right over its intense win at any cost...