Who’s Afraid of Amazon? 9 Surprising Retail Winners

Interesting, from Barron’s: Creative destruction has defined the retailing business since the moment after its birth. Today it bears the face of Jeffrey Bezos and the name Amazon.com, the internet-based retailer Bezos founded in 1994 that changed the way America shops, and even lives. As Amazon has grown into a behemoth, traditional retailers have been… Read More The post Who’s Afraid of Amazon? 9 Surprising Retail Winners appeared first on The Big Picture.

10 Wednesday AM Reads

My midweek morning train reads: • The Big Green Bang: how renewable energy became unstoppable (Financial Times) see also Why China Must Figure Out How to Feed the Whole World (Bloomberg) • A Few Big Stocks Don’t Tell the Whole Market Story (BloombergView) • 2,000 Wall Streeters just had a meeting in Las Vegas and they all… Read More The post 10 Wednesday AM Reads appeared first on The Big Picture.

MIB: Marc Andreessen, Entrepreneur and Investor

This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we sit down with venture capitalist Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen has embraced blogs, Twitter and podcasts to educate entrepreneurs about their industry. This is de rigeur among venture investing, but no firms seems to have embraced it as aggressively as A16Z. About that: A16Z, as its known, reflects the 16 letters between the A in “Andreessen”… Read More The post MIB: Marc Andreessen, Entrepreneur and Investor appeared first on The Big Picture.

MIB: Marc Andreessen, Entrepreneur and Investor

This week on our Masters in Business radio podcast, we sit down with venture capitalist Marc Andreessen of Andreessen Horowitz. Andreessen has embraced blogs, Twitter and podcasts to educate entrepreneurs about their industry. This is de rigeur among venture investing, but no firms seems to have embraced it as aggressively as A16Z. About that: A16Z, as its known, reflects the 16 letters between the A in “Andreessen”… Read More The post MIB: Marc Andreessen, Entrepreneur and Investor appeared first on The Big Picture.