The inventory vs marketplace model debate
The need to find a new balance is triggered by scarcity of capital.
The next big thing
The concept of mobile payments seems a lot more glamorous when one considers that according to the Census Bureau, American consumers spent over $2.4 trillion on their credit cards last year.
How success today requires more than operational focus
Constantly cutting costs ruins the brand, customer satisfaction, eliminates investment in new products and inevitably kills profitability.
Emotional e-commerce: The next wave of e-commerce
We are seeing small pieces of evidence that great products and amazing shopping experiences are the new drivers of e-commerce growth.
Why are we so bad at predicting startup success?
The industry of technology startups is all about prediction- we try to predict what will be a good market, what will be a good product, as we “iterate” and “pivot” on our predictions.
For a few dollars less
Much of the debate on poor returns generated by Indian GPs surrounds either high entry or poor exit valuations, underplaying the role of currency risk management in the matrix.