Monthly Archives: January 2016

European presentation on OTT Strategy – May 10-11, 2016


As a note to my readers, I have been invited to present on Strategy and OTT for a leading Hungarian Media Conference in May 2016 (Budapest). This invite is my third in view of the positive feedback from the business … Continue reading

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What is your Startup Company Worth – redux?


When I was a visiting professor at Moscow State University, teaching Russian entrepreneurs valuations and strategies, I was taken aback by the fact that my student-entrepreneurs had done very little due diligence – almost as if Google did not function in … Continue reading

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Selecting Team Members in a World of Chaunceys and White Rabbits


Startup companies need to be efficient and mistake free in its early stage selection of its team. Otherwise, the company will stumble, maybe fall behind against better managed competitors. Then there is the need to hire the best in class … Continue reading

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My Startup Company is worth how much when seeking $10 mill.????


As I stated in an earlier blog, I identified, in the most simplified terms, the key elements to attract funding: the 5 T’s – Team, Technology, Traction, 10X, and Terms. This blog is focused on the last, “Terms”, since it … Continue reading

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Does the Winner take all in a Digital Economy?


Mr. Om Malik’s New Yorker article, http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/in-silicon-valley-now-its-almost-always-winner-takes-all, makes some interesting conclusions that don’t fit          commercial reality, unless it follows Silicon Valley logic. First, he states that the “winner takes all” digital environment assumes that market dominance is substantially different in … Continue reading

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