We are on the cusp of experiencing the inception of the third strongest equity bull run in market history, which will unfold over the next five years! However, some things have to happen first and i will list them in short, below. If those things happen, i am making the call here and now that [...]
On April 5th, 2012, Obama signed into law the JOBS act. Basically, small start ups will get more of an opportunity to receive funding from outside sources without the red tape and oversight of the SEC. A company can now have up to 500 investors before it must file any real investement related papers with the government.
In effect, [...]
SXSW is one of the hottest hotbeds of activity when it comes to tech entrepreneurs and “creative thinkers”, at least for the duration of its annual festival. Many people leverage the event to debut, sponsor and promote ideas of all shapes and colors. It also invites compelling debates and critiques of those ideas from some of the best journalists [...]
PayPal reads the CabCorner Blog; last week’s article highlighting the direct threat Square poses to PayPal must have been a wake up call!
It appears as though PayPal is wasting no time in responding to Square’s positioning in the mobile payment space. See article here. Another case of David vs. Goliath (aided by market leader growth hormones), who do [...]
There comes a time when new ideas become convention. A time when conventional wisdom becomes the rule. And then there comes a time when the word “disruption” surreptitiously transforms itself from being a word applied to chaotic and irresponsible action into something supremely positive. Something that history will judge as having been an inevitable development. I would [...]
Bubbles form and bubbles eventually pop. Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures seems to be fairly concerned about what he currently sees developing in the world of internet start ups. Over the course of a bubble’s life cycle, there is often a period of ascent coupled with a waywardness that eventually leads it to the [...]
As of today, New York City, following in the foot steps of other cities such as Portland and Philadelphia, to name a few of the more progressive leaders in this area of car sharing, has adopted a financially prudent and environmentally empathetic system for car sharing. With the aid of Zip Car and thier truly revolutionary [...]
After reading Oren Frank’s thought provoking article, Goodbye, Smart Phone; Hello Predictive Context Device, regarding how smart phones could possibly come to play a more judgmental role in our modern lives, I had a back and forth with a friend and this is what she had to say:
Her: I mean, do we want our phones to be [...]
The “scale” upon which mass social migration for the purposes of seeking desirable dwellings is wieghed, with migrations out of cities on one side and migration into the cities on the other, has begun to tilt back in favor of the urban experience.
If we are to look at the United States over the last century, [...]
As the saying goes, “there is no ‘I’ in team”, and the basic underpinning of that statement is universally true, but there is a ‘me’. The importance of the ‘me’ factor in building a team is possibly the single most important element of a successful enterprise. Cabcorner LLC is an enterprise built on the foundation [...]