Dear Marissa: Think Different.
The answer is simple: Focus on WOMEN.
This strategy is called “Niche to Win”.
Fear of Flying.
Why Menus Suck + Other Deep Thoughts on the Food Tech Revolution.
Problem #1: Too Many Items, Not Enough Pictures, Simpler & More Obvious Recommendations.
Problem #2: Not Online, No Order History, No Reviews, No Friends, No Loyalty Program. Also, No A/B Testing.
Problem #3: Have to Wait FOREVER for Waiter to Order, Re-Order, & Pay. Also, Nothing To Do While I’m Waiting.
Summary: Food Tech is High-Frequency, Big Market, Mission-Critical Business. And It Can Be a LOT Better.
What Hasn’t Changed: The Internet Keeps Getting Bigger.
Screw the Black Swans: Ichiro is our role model, not Barry Bonds.
Similarities: Guilds of Geeks, Big Winners, Scaling VC.
Differences: Hustlers vs Hackers, Singles not HRs, Global Diversity vs. Alpha Geeks
VC Evolution: Physician, Scale Thyself.
Big Funds, Big Brands, Big Data.
Mega VC, Micro VC
Micro-VC: The Artist Formerly Known as “Super Angel”
Rise of Y Combinator, 1st Branded Entrepreneur Guild
Investing in Non-Investment: The “FULL SERVICE” VC
Tools, Tech & Data: Social Platforms, Quora, Angel List
Scaling Up & Out: The Valley is Flat (and Global)
Pink is the New Purple!
Niche 2 Win, Baby.
late bloomer, not a loser. (I hope)
Geeks. Founders. Startups. The Internet Revolution.