Back in 92-93, I was a foreign exchange student in San Diego (California) at Rancho Bernardo High School (a life changing experience for many reasons), when I first had a tête-a-tête with Prodigy (some kind of computer connected network). Back then, it was the early days of PCs and Macs, and for me it was still the days of evolving from BASIC to PASCAL programming … Continue reading Mobile is Everything: A part greater than a whole?
This year has been particularly interesting as we met with various start-ups in Geo-location, O2O, Local Search and Delivery services, and it was clear that they all have a great product – there is no doubt – and they all tackled various problems with the willingness to conquer certain and specific market niches. However, despite the above, these entrepreneurs all suffered from, struggled with and … Continue reading Bye Bello 2016 … Ciao Gorgeous 2017
For some reason this year, the iconic figure of the most relevant star in our solar system, The Sun, has become a permanent motto in my daily routine. From setting it as a pointer guide to define strategy, to pinning it as the starting basis for the vision of a future, to enjoying it for physical warmth or even the jingles of a song released in ’69 … Continue reading Here Comes The Sun
Per what Aristotle said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”; a piece of an ecosystem cannot surpass in size the greatness of that very ecosystem. On a previous article at Venture Beat by guest author, Soeren Stamer, he basically questions whether the approach to business by THE two internet giants (Google & Facebook) is all wrong from a long-term standpoint. In … Continue reading Aristotle or Darwin, but in the end it’s pure focus
If we look back about 5 to 6 years, there was a movement that started to cause glimpses of promising financial volumes and economic returns. It began with voucher codes in order to get cheaper meals up to great discounts for massages and further more it evolved into a long list of benefits that shoppers could prepay and consume in the local shops. The latter, … Continue reading From Online to Everything