Apple's recent acquisitions
Apple had two interesting acquisitions last week: Malmo’s own Polar Rose (www.polarrose.com) and UK based imsense. http://eu.techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/apple-buys-polar-rose-for-a-rumoured-22-million/ Apple has led the trend in converging the phone, camera and camcorder into a single mobile smartphone. These deals tell us that Apple is starting to allocate additional attention and resources...
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I need a queue!
Question for SJ and the Apple team: Where is the queuing function for iTunes?
Tricks with equity
Cash and equity are not the same thing, but are equally important to the survival of startup companies. Two common reason why startups fail are: 1) they run out of cash 2) they consume their all equity In Sweden every business must have at least half their share capital (25,000 SEK) in the bank at the end of every month. This can be a problem for bootstrapping tech startups that need to dip...
A few friends recently introduced me to Palladium Boots, who besides from making slick urban footwear, have produced an interesting videos series on Detroit and the opportunity there for entrepreneurs, artists, musicians and creatives. For a clothing company, producing a mini documentary featuring your product is a clever and novel way to spread your brand name while raising attention for an...
How to Jump Start the Clean Tech Economy
Many of the difficulties of clean-tech adoption can be traced to the fundamental error of focusing on parts rather than on the whole. Like Edison’s, our framework for thinking about new systems consists of four interdependent and mutually reinforcing components: an enabling technology, an innovative business model, a careful market-adoption strategy, and a favorable government policy. The...
Nocturnal Vision demo video
The right kind of ambition is ambition for the company’s success with the...– Andy Grove
Google was the endpoint of this process: It may represent open systems and...– Michael Wolff