Jen van der Meer

Tech Giants 2Q2021

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Once again, extraordinary, jawdropping, beyond-expectations results. Regulators circle, looking for places to cut these giants into parts – we’ll see if that works now that we have regulators who understand business models. Facebook may be reaching limits of growth. *not investment advice* Amazon: Facebook: Alphabet Apple  

Tech Titans for Busy People Amazon Alphabet Q Reports

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If You Blink You Might Miss the Tech Titans Spoiler alert: Bezos moves up to Executive Chairman and on to colonize space. Of course they had a blow-out quarter, all of their business models firing on all cylinders. Bezos goes out claiming victory in normalcy and yawns. In comparison, Alphabet pulls off a fine quarter […]

Tech Titans for Busy People Apple Facebook Q Reports

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If You Blink You Might Miss the Tech Titans Cook spoke of social justice and supporting black entrepreneurs with cash. Zuckerberg tweaked the mission. But the real story is the massive revenue spikes in both companies who reported record breaking quarters.

Tech Giants for Busy People 3Q2020

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Who has time to follow the financial news of the Tech Giants? I do! It’s a hobby of mine. And they’ve made it so easy- all 4 of the GAFA brigade reported their earnings just a few hours ago. Despite congressional inquiries, antitrust lawsuits, and fears that these companies are destroying democracy we can’t seem […]

Facebook Business Model Teardown

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Image credit: Morning Brew on Unsplash Facebook Flywheel Timeline Business Model Tear Down Facebook seems more complicated than it is. Of all of the Tech Titans, Facebook has the simplest business model. Business model innovation can be understood as a factor of three physical forces: waves, flywheels, and business models themselves. Facebook Flywheel 1 – […]

Netflix Flywheel Business Model Teardown

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Netflix Flywheel Timeline Business Model Tear Down It’s hard to understand how tech giant business models work. We give companies like Netflix simple stories like “subscription” and leave it at that. Netflix indeed is one of the simplest of the top 10 tech companies in terms of having an open and fairly transparent business model. […]

Tech Giant Acquisitions

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Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet Acquisitions! Each tech giant moves with different strategies as they scoop up rivals, talent, and make big moves.   Key takeaways: Apple looks for value and high signal steps Google and Facebook scoop up many tiny companies for talent and also to prevent rivals Google and Facebook have slowed their acquisitions […]

Facebook FY 2018 Free Business Model Advice for Mark Z.

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This is the second in the Tech Titans Series. Sign up to get the most recent Tech Titans and upcoming reports. We turn our attention to Facebook’s 2018 Year End financials. Did you give up Facebook after the privacy, democracy, and lobbying issues Facebook faced last year? Well, you didn’t put a dent in their […]