Tagged: Web 4.48

Some Rules of Web Video We Still Must Heed

1. First of all, I agree with Ashkan – it’s the content stupid . 2. Because of Rule 1, you can’t force advertisers. Google’s buy of YouTube created this panic and rush to monetize and put stupid buyout and valuation numbers in the heads of video start-ups. Eventually, whether YouTube clones or even earlier adopters …

Today's Lesson: How to Call a Top!

It’s easy. Just keep calling for it. I have said China was topping at least twice including yesterday. Josh Kopelman has an excellent post written for Alley Insider about ‘Bubble’ calling. That’s why Josh is a great venture capitalist with bazillions and I am a thousandairre :) .

Covestor Gets Crunched

Mike’s an ass (TechCrunch) and he and I have come to an understanding about that (he thinks I despise him..I don’t), but Covestor was Crunched today by their new writing honcho Erick Schonfeld, their east coast meanie, formerly of defunct Business 2.0. They definitely don’t fully get it, but they tried . Rikki and his …

Mint.com vs. Wesabe.com…Cage/Cat Fight

Not realy, just Meghann from Lindzonmerica putting both to the test. Meghann’s financial life is pretty simple but stressful like the rest of us. I asked her to start from scratch and set up at Mint.com and Wesabe.com for her personal financial stuff. She is thrilled so far. Seeing that I think we are late …

Financial Services on the Web

This is obviously a giant market. The big banks are in the game, Schwab, E-trade, Quicken, Yahoo Finance, Google Finance, The Street.com, even Wallstrip :) . Lately, there has been a ton of activity. Obviously, smart entrepreneurs think that the holy grail of web finance remains out there. Fred discusses some of the players and …