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Tag Archives: Bubble 2.0
Courtesy of my friend Paul Moorhead at Meridio/Autonomy.
Startup media site Xconomy (led by my friend Bob Buderi) has an interesting post based on an interview with nanotech pioneer Tim Swager from MIT. Tim’s observations are that, initially, VCs invested in a nano bubble without having a clue about what … Continue reading
So, let’s see: Microsoft buys aQuantive for $6B (2x price premium suggests some deal competition) Google buys DoubleClick for $3.1B (beats Microsoft) WPP buys 24/7 Media for $649M (Microsoft was also looking at it) Yahoo buys Right Media for $680M … Continue reading
One can argue that the rules for picking winning startups have evolved over the last ten years. In Bubble 1.0, you could have used a dart against a Broadview market map. Bubble 2.0 is all about consumer online/mobile plays, which … Continue reading