Twitter initial marketing

Twitter’s marketing strategy always intrigued me. Recently, I was delighted by an Evan Williams (Twitter’s co-founder) answer. He gave us the privilege to know an excerpt of the early story of his company in his below quora answer. … contrary to common belief, we didn’t actually launch Twitter at SXSW — SXSW just chose to… Continue reading Twitter initial marketing

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$11 billion pitch presentation

Andrew Mason, CEO of Groupon and other executives of his company are pitching investors on an initial public offering, looking to raise over half a billion dollars at a $11.4 billion valuation. Here’s his presentation… Parallel comment: Yeap, although it’s a big sum, the previous 25bi speculation was way too much.

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Meebo CEO – his job at a 200 person company

Very interesting post from Seth Sternberg, the CEO and Co-founder of Meebo, on TechCrunch. He discusses how his job changed from 6 years ago to a 200 people company. In a brief, his current job is: 1. Strategy. 2. People. 3. Resource allocation What does that mean? Read the article at: http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/10/job-ceo-200-person-company/

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Para refletir – sobre Groupon

Gostei dessa frase: “Groupon is essentially holding a portfolio of loans backed by the receivables of small businesses” Como muitas das lojas/estabelecimentos que entram no GroupOn com as promoções de seus produtos/serviços são pequenos comerciantes procurando levantar um caixa rápido e ir pagando em “prestações” (gastos ao longo do tempo para atender seus clientes), o… Continue reading Para refletir – sobre Groupon

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Abercrombie envia pro Brasil

Recentemente, fui surpreendido ao descobrir que o site da loja de roupas Abercrombie (http://www.abercrombie.com/) envia oficialmente para o Brasil! Aqui vão os prós e contras de minha experiência. Tempo de envio: MUITO RÁPIDO!!! Comprei no domingo, chegou em casa (interior do estado de São Paulo) na 5a-feira. Exatamente! Demorou apenas 4 dias úteis. Veio pelo… Continue reading Abercrombie envia pro Brasil

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Open Source na maioridade

Post de Cezar Taurion que retrata muito bem o cenário Open Source e seus modelos de negócio. Post original na íntegra. Volta e meia dou entrevistas para a mídia falando de Open Source. E uma das perguntas mais frequentes é sobre “Quanto a IBM obtém de receita com Open Source?’.  Ora, quando se fala no modelo… Continue reading Open Source na maioridade

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