Shocking No One, Juicer Startup Juicero Shuts Down

  I’m struggling to write about the demise of Juicero because CNBC already published the definitive article yesterday. Here it is, in its glorious entirety: More Detail News broke Friday morning that Juicero, the company…




Why Netflix’s New Comic Book Acquisition Makes Sense

  Netflix shocked Wall Street last week when it announced that its first acquisition was…a comic book publisher. Last Monday, the streaming entertainment company announced it had bought Mark and his wife Lucy Millar’s Millarworld…


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Facebook Sees Groups As Key To Its Growth

  Earlier this summer in Chicago, Mark Zuckerberg hosted the first ever Facebook Community Summit, where he announced a shift in Facebook’s mission. As he published to Facebook itself, the site’s aim for the last…



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Instagram Ad Disclosure and the FTC

  I wrote last year about the new Federal Trade Commission rules that mandated social media influencers explicitly disclose sponsored posts with identifying hashtags such as #ad or #sponsored. The social media business model here…



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Blogger Yann Girard – On Planning

  Yann Girard is a blogger I’ve been following for a few years now. He’s German 30-something who lives as a nomad and writes about entrepreneurship and motivation. Girard first landed on my radar screen…