NZ8 and DATA: Some of you asked about the content of our NZ8 event last month, the topic was on how to build out world-class data based organizations, the slide deck can be downloaded here.
GROWTH: Five ways to build a $100M business - just follow this simple video and you are good to go (Xero and Vend are referenced)! This is a fantastic way to think about customers, segments, pricing, and cohorts.
VALUATIONS: Gil Dibner from Angular Ventures provides some sobering thoughts on the current state of the VC marketplace. Pointing out the big bubble in tech private valuations, mainly due to the excess of capital available, and the compounding affect of future valuations this will create (and also what to pragmatically do about it).
DIGITAL ADVERTISING: Amazon’s ad business growth outstrips Facebook and Google. Valued at $1.5 billion revenue, in 2016, revenue has increased by about 120% YoY.
FINTECH 2019 2/5: Part two of a Five part series on the Future of Fintech by Business Insider. This week Business Insider take a look at the mega-trend of open banking, which is reshaping financial services