How Many Network Effects Are There?

How Many Network Effects Are There?

Identifying the 14th Network Effect  Have identified over 13 different types of network effects in the last 15 years, James Currier, a Managing Partner at NFX discovers another layer called the expertise network effect. Products that have these expert network effects...
The Bank of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple

The Bank of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple

Illustration by Loutpany When Tech Earnings Slow Down, Move Into Banking Product line extensions are pretty common when you have slowing growth in your core areas. The big tech giants are looking into consumer finance in search of future earnings.  Wired Magazine...
How to Recognize A.I. Snake Oil

How to Recognize A.I. Snake Oil

A.I. Illustration How to Recognize A.I. Snake Oil “Much of what’s being sold as “AI” today is snake oil — it does not and cannot work.” – Arvind Associate professor of computer science at Princeton University Arvind Narayanan breaks down the false...
Mailchimp vs ConvertKit for Small Businesses

Mailchimp vs ConvertKit for Small Businesses

No matter what business you’re in, a strong email marketing campaign will be crucial to building your brand in the years to come. Good email marketing will keep a healthy amount of traffic coming into your website, retain recurring traffic, and build trust with...