Thursday, April 27, 2017
Strategy

Strategy

Strategy advice and business models.

Birchbox kicked off the first modern ecommerce interpretation of a subscription business model in September 2010, promising to send a personalized box of 5 deluxe size beauty samples to customers on a monthly basis. The business model has been...
“Real artists ship” – Steve Jobs tl:dr Launch your product when it is slightly better than MVP, take care about how it is presented (e.g. landing page) as this is easy to do and adds value Start talking to investors for ‘advice’...
Assuming we are talking about the original business model, not Groupon Goods, the short lived Groupon Now and whatever else they have been attempting to do with Breadcrumb etc, it’s more complicated than what people think, but it’s also...
I was talking shop on Saturday night with a VC and he mentioned offhandedly an anecdote about owning markets, but it was a little peculiar as it involved actually making the market smaller. In my OCD like fashion I...
I came across an interesting broker note today on the "Ten Attributes of Great Fundamental Investors". This is not a typical one you read from brokers (though they occasionally have funny ones on the World Cup and the like),...