MrBeast is Bezos of YouTube. Sounds crazy right? Wait, I will give some good reasons. Amazon has 14 principles (Bezos added 2 more before leaving). Every employee is trained to think using these 14 principles. My thesis is MrBeast thinks like Bezos would, if he was a YouTube creator. He fits right at home with the… Read More »Who Is The Bezos of YouTube? MrBeast
Shark Tank India is now in it’s 2nd season and is a ratings hit. Also the second season has much better startups. The startup ideas are better, lots of traction & some with healthy profits. It’s easy to think Indian version is similar to the U.S one but it’s very different. The similarities stop at the main theme that is you have 5 judges who are hearing to startup pitches & investing. So how is…
This framework is just about taking what you are consuming which is like a life credit to convert into a life debit. Its about flipping what time, money, brain power you spend on others benefit, to your own benefit. Instead of sending time, money & brain power to someone's account you use it create something that will attract time, money & engagement from others.
The sales of Alexa devices are misleading because if you have a website with 100M shoppers and you give away a gadget with futuristic features worth $50 for $20. Then a lot of those 100M shoppers will buy it to give it a try or gift it. And Amazon made sure Alexa devices were dead cheap in sales events in the last five years
$220K+ per Month Patreon Channel You Never Heard Off. Tim Dillon's patreon channel for this podcast makes $220K per month from 40k+ subscribers. Most thought leaders in the space will tell you its because there are not enough tools but the real reason behind it is, internet is very efficient market place. Unless you have something unique and valuable that is not replicable there is no moat. Read more to see how?
What Will Happen to Zepto? Conclusion of 10 Min Delivery Zepto is an Indian startup that delivers groceries in 10mins. why pursue 10 Min delivery as an idea? How will this end over time?
In this post I want to talk about brands. They are everywhere from movie star brands to chicken soup brands. They are hard to create but also easy recognize. Some brands are willed into existence like A16Z, while some brands are pure consistent performance or quality or some other attribute that consumers like.
Netflix missed earnings recently, but in my opinion they missed something bigger. They missed building a moat.
Rise of Egalitarian Forces The GameStop incident is an anecdote of a larger phenomenon that will be more common in the future. There have been events like Game stop before but not in the capital markets, not at the same scale. Although the short squeeze is a common phenomenon in capital markets, the cause and… Read More »Rise of Egalitarian Forces
To summarize for any company that is looking to build a consumer-facing company or has an existing community behind it structurally will be effectively using crowdfunding not only to raise funds but also to create a core evangelist network for the product. The Didactic Effect is here to stay.