"I had fun reading this one. The first part just felt like a hollywood plot.
Would andrew mason be fired had it been a private company? Probably not. He not only co-founded a company but a category in itself. The problems they are facing is of…"
"me and my friends too felt a bit cheated. Well, the IIT in the fb ad was to lure you into clicking it.
Their philosophy is like "growth ke liye saala kuch bhi karega". they have already screwed ecomm market with Rs 2000 discount, which i…"
"Well I have noticed this with my cousin brothers too. They ask for ipad, ipod touch, android I guess android was initially targeted as a geeky device which users can hack and do stuff. The initial apps also used to look geeky and unattractive,…"
"nothing like being a messiah of your category. Competitors look up to you. Besides, as they say its essentially to build trust with the brand with lot of potential users, if its on tv, it cant be fake. this reminds me of all hyperbole telebrands ads."
I agreee, the stock is going to get over-valued to 120B coz of the hype but it will be difficult to stay on that value for few quarters atleast. Long term its a good bet.
Also, GM was specifically speaking of facebook Ads. Ofcourse…"
"Very nicely articulated keeping people who are alien to app businesses in mind. But, dont you think especially after android launch they would have garnered twice as many users and sold at a higher price. Afterall they were facebook of iphone."
"Well, people dont do so much analysis, and the MD is aligning himself the to the fans and not Sachin, so doesnt it create a bonding? Reminds me of politicians with their huge photoshopped hoardings with Gods all over Bangalore announcing pandals for…"
"Just want to know at what stage VCs start dictating the founders & company. How can founders smartly manage voting rights throughout the life of the company (the 5,6 funding rounds).
Also, is voting share = share of the company you hold?"
"Good post. Just you need to refactor few points:
1. disposable income has increased like anything - hence more money for pleasure.
2. single item is stupid, but if i do whole months shopping, saves me sweating and carrying.
7. steroids - not always…"