Results for Business Musings

One Step Closer To Streamlining the Car Buying and Selling Process

As an entrepreneur and investor, I am fortunate enough to collaborate with startups on a regular basis, learning about their ambitions and plans to shake up their respective industries. In my previous blog post,

The Case for New York

I was recently invited to give a keynote at the French Touch conference in New York. Using some of the analysis provided by my friend Nick Beim at Venrock, [...]

The used car buying and selling process is broken and we are going to fix it!

The used car industry is massive. There are 40 million used cars sold per year in the US representing $320 billion in value and $70 billion in industry revenues. The average household buys a $8,000 used [...]
June 4, 2014

My first interview in Spanish!

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Emprendedor Universal … in Spanish! They asked me to relate my entrepreneurial journey, focusing on the challenges I faced along the way. I also shared what I [...]
January 7, 2014

Fantastic presentation on customer acquisition

My good friend Saar Gur who is a general partner at Charles River Ventures just posted a brilliant presentation on customer acquisition. He explains that most startups fail because they don’t acquire customers [...]

The Case for Optimism

We live in difficult times. Financial crisis, sovereign debt crisis, euro crisis, Syrian conflict, global warming. We are bombarded nonstop with despairing news. In Europe, the mood is morose and the prospects seem dire. The [...]

Video of my LeWeb Keynote: The Case for Optimism

Last year I finally resolved my internal cognitive dissonance between my profound optimism about humanity and my pessimism about the near term economic outlook in the West. It’s ultimately hard to be pessimistic given the [...]

Slides from my LeWeb Keynote: The Case for Optimism

Fabrice Grinda at LeWeb 2013: The Case for [...]

LeWeb 2013 Interview of Arnaud Montebourg

Loic Lemeur asked Jeff Clavier and me to react to Arnaud Montebourg’s presentation at LeWeb and ask him a few questions. I [...]
December 11, 2013

Fun interview at LeWeb 2013

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Philippe Guerrier whom I had the pleasure of knowing during the crazy Internet bubble days of the late 1990s. We talked about what I have been up [...]