Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Grow VC opens API for developers for a truly open crowdfunding ecosystem

Thursday, October 13th, 2011The guys at GrowVC seem to be on a wave of constant iteration and development, constantly pushing the boundaries of how venture funding is going to look like, and be like.Grow VC Chairman and Co-founder Jouko Ahvenainen said to me ...

90:10 a company purpose built for the networked society

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009My good friend David Cushman has co-founded 90:10 a company that understands that its people connecting to people which truly powers business in the networked society.I wonder whether, social media is a term invented by advertisers who are trying to ...

SMLXL: business and communications innovation

Friday, October 2nd, 2009I am often asked what we do @ SMLXL here's a film that provides a brief overview of the SMLXL philosophy, and some examples of the type of work and projects we have undertaken over the last few years.From Interruption ...

Falling out of love with mainstream media?

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009As we often argue, without trust you are nothing in this world. Now that has always been the case its just in the networked society the stakes are just that little more higher.Nearly two-thirds — 63 percent — of Americans ...

Communities Dominate Brands – prescient

Saturday, August 1st, 2009Tim Harrap in a twitter post mentioned a conversation @ Marketing in Australia that identifies Communities Dominate Brands as being – prescient. We have become linked to what is now commonly called Social Media - thought I still prefer the ...

Rebooting Britain

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009A call to arms has sounded - that hails you and I to be participants,  as Woodrow Wilson wroteThe highest and best form of efficiency is the spontaneous cooperation of free people.That's us then!! Reboot Britain shouts from the rooftops ...

Newsbrands of the 21st Century [1]

Sunday, April 5th, 2009Dave Cushman posts The Guardian's Open Platform project has caused a bit of a stir, at a time when mass media of all kinds is struggling to work out business models that have a better fit with the networked world.The clever ...

The fall of Tom Daschle and the rise of public man

Saturday, February 7th, 2009I picked up Jay Rosen's link to a TV interview with BIll Moyers, which focused on the recent mini-crisis of Tom Daschle's nomination to be head of Health and Human services.And I picked up the FT this morning to find ...

The Johnston Press – it did not have to be this way

Monday, December 15th, 2008The lack of an effective digital strategy, few apparent plans aside from further cost cuts, and concerns over refinancing debt are the main reasons cited for the share price collapse.Writes the Sunday HeraldAnd of course the banking collapse and its ...

Are the sluice gates open for newspaper ad revenues?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008Newspaper ad revenue fell almost $2 billion in the third quarter for a record 18.1% decline, according to new statistics from the Newspaper Association of America. What's worse, newspapers' online ad revenue fell for the second quarter in a row. ...

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