Monthly Archives: February 2014

Whatsup, Net Neutrality, Netflix, the Internet and Telecommunications Networks – After a battle of the Elephants, someone has to lose – Sooner or Later the Internet will Cost More


Soon after the Whatsup recent monumental acquisition for $19 billion, the newly acquired company announced that it will offer VoiP as part of its new service offerings. In order to get there, the company would have to rely on the … Continue reading

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A Startup’s Singular Objective – Growth, avoid the errors


An acquaintance whose company succeeded in his NASDAQ IPO related to me during lunch, that in his first startup, he had over 300 competitors. After two years, there remained over 100. After 3-4 years, he only confronted 2 competitors and … Continue reading

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Only Error Free Startups Succeed and Prosper


During the first few minutes of the SuperBowl 2014 (www.nfl.com/superbowl/48), one cannot help notice that every error free second is critical in winning. A poorly executed snap count and the delivery of the ball can cost a game as the … Continue reading

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Technology Companies must combine International Growth with the right legal infrastructure


I have noted that the advantage of my business and legal background is my ability to temper sales and marketing with legal structure to mitigate any potential revenue loss when expanding internationally. This means that whenever I see the company … Continue reading

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Total Addressable Market (TAM)


When the senior international business development manager for a publicly traded pharmaceutical group asked me if I knew of any countries which were outpacing the U.S. in healthcare technologies, I hesitated for a while.  I just completed a think tank’s … Continue reading

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10% of Something is much better than 100% of Nothing


The title to this blog (or this slice of pie) is a quote by a New York City Wall Street investment banker more influential professionally to me than the many law and business graduate school tools in my professional career.  … Continue reading

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