Category Archives: Business

Sales Force Culture

Recently I read the book: The Complete Guide to accelerating sales force performance. I discovered it reading this interesting blog post from Sten Tamkivi. The book covers many interesting aspects related to sales forces. The last chapter is related to … Continue reading

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Technology market: a perspective from the sea

One of my areas of interest is related to technologies at sea. In particular the niche market located at the intersection between satellite telecommunication, IT and maritime sectors.  Some interesting numbers related to these sectors are provided from this 4 … Continue reading

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Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation: DCF for growth companies

Some years ago I bought a great book: Venture Capital and the Finance of Innovation (first edition). I found it searching in the Wharton website. At that time the author, Andrew Metrick, was teaching there, now he moved to Yale. In 2010 … Continue reading

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The luxury worldwide market: an overview

The past week I read an interesting article regarding the analysis of the global luxury market .The article highlights some of the key finding from the report: Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study 2012. In the report Bain & Company, in … Continue reading

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The CEO perspective

Recently I had the opportunity to read 2 very interesting posts describing the long term and short term actions that a CEO needs to execute to shape a successful company. Both are from the Andreessen Horowitz website: How Andreessen Horowitz … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing education: online platforms

“Culture is a good that increases when shared (NA)” // Song: Clocks – Coldplay This spring I visited the Galileo museum in Florence. The first stop was in a room with at the centre a chemical laboratory used by the Grand Duke … Continue reading

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VC firm analysis

“If you have good people, proprietary technologies, and a high growth market you will win every time (Tom Perkins)” To understand the financial performances of a VC firm is not an easy task, without some kind of paid access to … Continue reading

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