Round 2 bracket results. Disrupting auto. Blockchain in maritime logistics.
Lotso’ thought leadership
I’m fascinated with the idea of sounding smart.
Like recently, I heard this quote:
And then I thought “Dang. The person who coined this is a genius. Many conference keynotes to be had.”
But the interesting thing I’ve noticed is that you don’t always have to even make sense to sound smart. And so today, I’m going to share a couple random quotes that I’ve thought of in the hopes of sounding smart.
From car-sharing services and alternative financing options to dealership enablement software, startups in the auto commerce space are changing the way cars are sold, leased, and financed. Check them out.
Big biz for schools. And it’s not football.
What do Yale, Harvard, Northwestern, NYU, and Georgetown University all have in common?
Their online degree programs are powered by higher education disruptor 2U. Turns out it’s a pretty good business to be in.
In 2014, there were 59 tech, media, and telecom IPOs on the NASDAQ. Earlier this month, Goldman pointed out that 2U is the fifth-highest performing stock in that cohort, beating the likes of Alibaba, which also went public that year.
Chip Paucek, Co-founder and CEO of 2U (NASDAQ: TWOU, market cap: $3.5B) will join us at the A-ha! Conference December 12-13, 2017 in San Francisco. We’re looking forward to hearing about what’s next for 2U.
P.S. Thanks to GetSmarter, 2U’s most recent acquisition, you can take an Oxford University blockchain course online starting in January.
P.P.S. A-ha! Is only 2 weeks away. Time to get your group to register for our group rate of $2,990 for 3 tickets.
P.S. This Thursday, we’ll be providing a data-driven view into the acquisition, investment, and research strategy of units across the world’s most valuable (and secretive) company: Apple. Join us for the briefing.