Bill Ackman is an investor that many people across the world follow. Here is an interested snippet from an interview with Bill (not sure the date), but it provides an idea on what type of companies Bill really wants to invest in.
This is the exact question I have setout to answer!
Blogging and writing is a great way for me to get my thoughts out of my head. However, it would also be nice to make this little side project as self sufficient as possible.
Additionally, I find that writing content really helps me to learn and investigate about specific topics. (Everything in life is a learn process)
Im going to try to write as much as possible for the remainder of 2020 and see where we can get to by the end. I don’t have amazingly high hopes, but it will be a fun process either way.
It’s not just on the surface of the ocean but we are also making a garbage patch at the bottom of the ocean. Very interesting article over at Arstechnica.
Microplastics are constantly getting buried at the bottom of the oceans.
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Uber have no COO, CTO or CPO as their executive team keep leaving the company.
These changes happen quite frequently at very large companies, but it seems strange they all these positions are now empty and executives keep leaving.
I think Uber has one of the best CEO’s in the world right now and the right person to lead the company in difficult times.
But WHY??? Why so many leavers? Are they not backing the new vision of the company? Do they think there are too many large issues within the company?
Time will tell I guess.
What is the fundamental difference between Amazon and Alibaba? They seem similar, but with different business models
Here is the key difference.
Alibaba is a marketplace. They do not own the inventory of the merchandise sold. They put buyers and sellers together. Buyer and seller agree on terms online via their platform or offline.
Amazon’s main business is they own the inventory, and sell directly to the customer.
Both models have their Pros and Cons. Amazon has also turned into a very strong third party seller platform in recently years, but they still like to control a lot of the fulfilment.
Google is one of the world’s largest technology companies and at present the majority of its work force are contractors. Its reported that there are over 90,000 direct employees at Google.
Google’s Alphabet Inc. employs hordes of these red- and green-badged contract workers in addition to its full-fledged staff. They serve meals and clean offices. They write code, handle sales calls, recruit staff, screen YouTube videos, test self-driving cars and even manage entire teams – a sea of skilled laborers that fuel the $795 billion company but reap few of the benefits and opportunities available to direct employees.
Spotify raised a total of $188 million from venture capital and private equity companies before its IPO.
Series A, 10/08 $21.6M
Series B, 8/09 $50M
Series C, 2/10 €11.6M
Venture Round, 6/11 $100m
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
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