[Updated 1/17/18: Juno literally sold out last year, and is now being sued by drivers for securities fraud] A new ride-hailing platform aims to revolutionize an industry that’s long been ruled by Uber
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grab, the biggest rival to ride-sharing service Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] in Southeast Asia, has raised $750 million in a funding round, turning up the heat on the U.S. firm
Electronic payment apps like Venmo win customers and make headlines for their ease of use, transparent costs, and widespread adoption, creating the illusion that money is flying through the air without
From the offices of Venture Capital firms to the financial services districts, you may not be able to escape the promising whispers of fintech startups. Take a structural shift to mobile, an ever decreasing
Everyone fights about valuation: investors, entrepreneurs, wives, husbands, kids, bankers, lawyers, ex-wives, nerds, ex-husbands – everyone. Part of the reason why there are so many fights about technology
It’s hard to call a billion-dollar investment in an emerging market anything less than a major win, but for Lazada, the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce firm in Southeast Asia, there’s more than an element
Uber is one of my favorite two commerce services on the Internet (along with Amazon). The company’s tagline is “everyone’s private driver,” and that is exactly what it feels like to use the service. Uber
Talking about what’s under the hood of the technology that powers your life tends to evoke several reactions in readers. On one hand, it can seem obsessive and drained of fun. On the other, it can be and
Twenty- and thirtysomethings crowded the dimly lit bar at Pergola, a Mediterranean spot in Manhattan's Flatiron District, munching on skewers of free-range chicken and a seemingly endless cascade of spicy
The scenario is all too familiar for product managers: there’s a million feature requests and ideas for development and just as many stakeholders with conflicting agendas about which should be prioritized.
Those of you who follow me know I am always evangelizing on the “Sentient Enterprise” capability maturity model for analytics that I co-developed with the Kellogg School of Management’s Dr. Mohanbir Sawhney.