categories

HOT TOPICS

NEWSLETTER

If you are considering becoming a 1M/1M premium member and would like to join our mailing list to receive ongoing information, please sign up here.

Subscribe to our Feed

Building A Vertical Ad Network Powerhouse: Glam Media CEO Samir Arora (Part 5)

Posted on Friday, Jun 27th 2008

SM: I always like it when a pioneering company takes a new approach with a solid business model already in place.

SA: I will tell you something about Glam’s history we have not talked about before. Most startups come to a decision point in the first two or three years after launch, where the original vision needs to be focused to survive. Typically, once they have used most or all of their venture capital, they try to find and solidify their business model. They then have to either re-start or focus. This is what I call the “startup wiggle” to find the business model “nugget”. >>>

Featured Videos

Accenture Beats Expectations, Adjusts Strategy

Posted on Friday, Jun 27th 2008

Accenture (ACN) reported their Q3 earnings yesterday, and they don’t seem to be finding current economic conditions a challenge. >>>

Forbes Column 08: Kill The Business Trip

Posted on Friday, Jun 27th 2008

As much as I love to travel for pleasure, adventure and discovery, I profoundly hate business travel. Especially gratuitous travel that requires a long trip for just one meeting …
here’s my new column, Kill the Business Trip.

Video FAQs

Infineon: Wireline Communications Business

Posted on Friday, Jun 27th 2008

By Vijay Nagarajan, Guest Author

We have, so far in this series, reviewed Infineon’s financials, Qimonda and the industrial and automotive businesses. As we continue to dissect Infineon in our valuation analysis, we will now take a look at its wireline business. >>>

Building A Vertical Ad Network Powerhouse: Glam Media CEO Samir Arora (Part 4)

Posted on Thursday, Jun 26th 2008

SM: Glam was a pioneering startup. How did you assemble your management team?

SA: Our seven key founders are all serial entrepreneurs and pioneers in Silicon Valley and Internet Technology. >>>

Deal Radar 2008: Revver

Posted on Thursday, Jun 26th 2008

Revver is a video sharing site that hosts user generated content. It was founded by Steven Starr, Ian Clarke and Oliver Luckett in 2004 and went live in 2005. Clarke and Luckett left the company in a management shakeup in 2006. >>>

Teradyne: Strong Results, But No Design-Test Bridge

Posted on Thursday, Jun 26th 2008

Continuing my coverage of the ATE industry, in this post I discuss Teradyne, the leading supplier of Automatic Test Equipment. Teradyne (TER) is a global leader in electronics testing and inspection solutions and is the world’s largest supplier of semiconductor test equipment for logic, RF, analog, power, mixed-signal, and memory technologies. >>>

Building A Vertical Ad Network Powerhouse: Glam Media CEO Samir Arora (Part 3)

Posted on Wednesday, Jun 25th 2008

SM: What is the story behind Glam? Where did the idea come from?

SA: Glam was interesting from the first concept. It started as a jewel of an idea in 2001 and developed in 2002 at the bottom of the downturn. >>>