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Mary Meeker, Morgan Stanley’s ‘Queen of the Net’: Economy + Internet Trends

Mary Meeker, Morgan Stanley’s ‘Queen of the Net’, has just published an excellent 147 page presentation on the economy and Internet trends. The pitch is chockfull of typical investment banker stats and charts that dissect what has happened in the economy and Internet market, what’s happening now, and where the author’s believe the next wave of market opportunities lie. Not too surprisingly the authors believe that” Our bet = At margin, consumers spend more –not less –time on Internet in difficult times –it’s a cheap / efficient / transparent thrill! Undermonetized social networks / video / VoIPdriving powerful usage growth –opportunity for innovative marketers to capitalize on low CPMs.” Check out the entire presentation inside the post.

How Many Angels Can Dance on Top of a Product Manager Pin?

In medium to large scale technology companies roles tend to become more specialized. Have you ever tried to figure out the differences between a product manager, a product marketer, a project manager, and a program manager? This post excerpts a few portions of Jon Gatrell’s The 4 PM Confusion in Technology Companies article which does a great job, leveraging Dilbert of all things, to describe how each of the roles fit into a contemporary technology company today.

[ More ] March 16th, 2009 | 1 Comment | Posted in Product Management |

What Does a Trillion Dollars Really Look Like?

Joe Barta at PageTutor.com has used Google SketchUp to help us visualize what a Trillion dollars actually looks like. Given today’s tough economic situation President Obama has proposed a new budget that projects for a $1.75 trillion dollar deficit for 2009. Joe Barta, at PageTutor.com has posted a wonderful piece using Google SketchUp to help ordinary mortals visualize what one trillion dollars actually looks like

[ More ] March 12th, 2009 | No Comments | Posted in Financial Literacy, Links, Private Equity |

How to Calculate the Enterprise Value of Private Companies

Here’s a simple 4 step process for calculating the enterprise value of private companies. Calculating the enterprise value of public companies is pretty easy since many Internet stock sites will calculate it for you. There is no equivalent available for private companies. The analytical approach presented in this post has been used successfully for many years to develop enterprise value estimates for private companies.


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