As we build out Dogpatch Labs Palo Alto and meet with potential residents, we have had the opportunity to reflect on Dogpatch Labs… which is now a little more than years old. Credit for this exercise should be given to Dave Barrett (blog here, twitter here) who wrote a great, thorough piece on BostonInnovation.com and […]
Google has rolled out a new Chrome homepage that allows users to toggle between “most visited” websites and Chrome Applications. It also creates a navigational panel at the page’s footer.
Amazon finds a promotional ad unit they like… and they stick to it. I’ve written before about Amazon effectively selling the “buy / create once, access anywhere” tagline. It’s simple and it speaks to:
A big, important and timely update by ReadyForZero (note: portfolio company). With over $75,000,000 of credit card debts already being tracked and managed in their system, ReadyForZero today expanded their product to service other debts – including student loans, mortgages, etc.
Below is a screenshot of HBO Go’s iPad App. It’s gorgeous, fun and highly dynamic. It represents the shift of paid content to mobile: HBO Go, ESPN Watch, Netflix, Hulu, etc.
Speed and computing power are the major iPhone 4S upgrade. But Siri is the real innovation and marketing ‘sexiness’.
More and more ad units promote mobile content and applications. And I get more and more frustrated as those units are not actionable…. it’s a complicated task: 1. drive mobile activity from different web sources, including non-mobile traffic 2. promote mobile apps that are on different platforms… despite users coming from different sources / platforms […]
I encourage you to read through Groupon’s roadshow presentation that TechCrunch posted today. I find the last two slides most interesting: the future of Groupon as a product and what it means for growth trajectory. From the chart, Groupon clearly is betting that new product (Groupon 2.0) will energize a decelerating growth plan (Groupon 1.0). […]