In today's world, most personal information is housed on a computer or in some online space. As this volume of data increases, so does a hacker's incentive to steal it. Cyber threat is extremely present and for this reason, cyber security is an important topic to discuss. Between 2004 and 2013, over 1 billion records of … Continue reading A History of Malware
In this post, I will list and analysis some notable current activity of Fanatics from the past year so we may all be better prepared for our visit to their headquarters over spring break. Fanatics Has Record Super Bowl Sales After Targeted Ads Following this most recent Super Bowl, Fanatics has had record sales on … Continue reading Fanatics: A Recent Analysis of Their Current Events
“As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, Fanatics is changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys across retail channels through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today’s on-demand culture.” Starting Line-Up Player 1: Mike Rubin. Mike started selling ski-equipment out of his parent’s basement when … Continue reading Let’s Cheer for Fanatics
To accompany my presentation this Wednesday, I have written this blog post as a repository for all the need-to-know-info for our trip to Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. A Lesson in Early-Stage Financing There are several different financing routes that a startup can take to build their company. The four main option are the following: … Continue reading Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
While reading the news and thinking about what to write about, I stumbled upon a report that originates from Axios.com which shows a dated government proposal which described a potential implementation of nationalized 5G network for the United States. Although the President strongly denied the nationalization of such a network and it is highly unlikely … Continue reading What is 5G, and How Can it Change Our Lives?
Our class discussions of self-driving cars, virtual reality in the classroom, and increased automation had me thinking— What does all of this mean for us? If human capital is considered the most important asset companies need to grow and innovate, then why are robots taking our jobs? In this blog post, I will discuss the … Continue reading The Rise of the “No-Collar” Class
Background Jim McKelvey is a craftsman in St. Louis who makes high-end glass faucet and fittings for a living. His pieces are expensive but one would easily fall in love with them. He was distraught one day after he lost a sale because he only accepted cash in store. It’s an on-going pain for him … Continue reading Square