“There were only 4 cups and there were 6 of us” - a scathing Airbnb review from a disgruntled guest in 2015 This week I am going to be giving my presentation on Airbnb, so wanted this post to give you all a little background on the leading home-sharing platform in advance! A few quick … Continue reading Airbnb: Forget what your mom said about strangers
“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
...A lot. As you can see, there have been many food delivery startups to come to life since 2011 (even then, this photo only shows those with at least $5 million in funding!). At first these delivery services may not seem like tech-companies...they are! It's similar to how "Amazon was once just a bookstore." There are two … Continue reading How many ways can you get food delivered?
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?
“I could go and buy one of the islands in the Bahamas and turn it into my personal fiefdom, but I am much more interested in trying to build and create a new company.” Why Elon Musk? Arguably the greatest visionary of our time, Elon Musk is a real-life Iron Man (Tony Stark’s … Continue reading Elon Musk: Ushering Humanity into the Future
Game Predictions One week left until Super Bowl LII and loyal fans are getting ready for a nail-biter. However, behind the scenes there are two more teams pining to get the attention of the fans. 2 of the US retail industry leaders are fighting it out to see who will reign supreme in the hearts, … Continue reading Shopping Showdown: The Battle for E-Commerce
For this blog post, I decided to write about blockchain technology. This is a term that has already been tossed around a little in class and twitter, and with the hype-around bitcoin and other current news, I am sure it will continued to be used. I personally did not know a thing about what blockchain … Continue reading An Intro into Blockchain Technology and Bitcoin