Jeff Nolan's take on innovation, entrepreneurship, tech and stuff that interests me
Sramana continues to make a very valid point about the disruption in Silicon Valley is increasingly less about the technology innovations and more about how these companies are financed. Venturebeat reports that Foundation Capital has raised a $750 Million new fund. The firm’s last fund was $525 million, closed two years ago. Goes back to [...]
Read this on the SAP Plexus blogs: Client: “Should I have a PowerPoint?” Pistachio: “Why?” Client: “I don’t want them to be bored.” Pistachio: “Then don’t.” Pistachio: “Is there anything you need to tell them that you cannot do with your body or your voice?” Client: “No.” Pistachio: “There you go.” Pistachio: “Uh, do you [...]
I tweeted about Evernote, saying it looks like an interesting product. Not 10 minutes later I was being followed by Evernote… that’s kinda creepy.
Dollars, Euros… whatever, they are all the same to Tesla. Their USD$100,000 car is selling in Europe for €100,000. CEO Drori says the move is prompted by the weak dollar, yeah that and a 50% increase in pricing. According to CEO Ze’ev Drori, the move was mainly prompted by the weak dollar, [From Despite Slow [...]
Interesting firestorm about an Absolut vodka ad that ran in Mexico… probably not the “conversation” that Absolut was hoping to engage in, check out the number of comments on their apology post. BTW, I don’t subscribe to the notion that all press is good press so while Absolut may be benefiting from heightened name recognition, [...]