The release of the Peloton S-1 has become a piñata for anyone with an opinion about 'cheap money', 'VC funding', unprofitable business models, and fitness fads. Their points have merit but perhaps we're being too quick to dismiss the interactive fitness platform that is Peloton. The idea of an interactive fitness platform is certainly feasible, … Continue reading Sweating In Your Living Room: All The Cool Kids Are Doing It
In the United States 81% of adults have at least one credit card. 98% of those with a family income greater than 100K have a credit card while 61% of those with a family income of less than 40K have a credit card . The proliferation of credit and debit cards has fundamentally altered the … Continue reading The War on Cash: A Regressive Tax
Building a brand is akin the Warren Buffet quote " It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to destroy it". Branding is the power to illicit emotional ties between consumers and products, especially when it's difficult to differentiate between products and their respective quality. This exact issue occurred during the Civil … Continue reading A Generational Branding Opportunity
The invention and adoption of the automobile fundamentally altered the value of real estate across the country. The automobile fostered new businesses, created new careers, and redefined where people wanted to live. Society catered to this powerful and disruptive technology in order to harness it's great potential. We built interstate highways, socialized road repair and … Continue reading The Roadside Premium
The combination of AirBnb and Ridesharing has given certain residential properties, within a certain geographic range, unique and unforeseen utility that has forever changed the way these homes should be valued. The properties effected are large suburban/ rural homes within close proximity to a popular or unique destination. The desire for tourists to stay within … Continue reading Underrecognized zones where AirBnb+Ridesharing has altered how homes should be valued
Contractors may become one of Uber's biggest cheerleaders Supposedly it’s only a matter of time before autonomous cars arrive and transform our lives. We will go from a society of car owners to one where we seamlessly hail rides when needed. This leads to a world where we don’t need parking garages and curbside parking … Continue reading Driveways & garages in a world of autonomous cars
As with most people Bitcoin is a tough subject for me to grasp. Yes, I understand the asystematic opportunity currently presented to me if I choose to adopt it. I'm aware a lot of smart people are working within the field and believe in the mission,but I also know who their opponents are; big tech … Continue reading Bitcoin- WTF?