Archives for: Technology boom

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Has nothing changed? Why the Facebook IPO proves you can never trust a bank

by Mitch Feierstein about 10 years 2 months ago

About four weeks ago, I wrote on my blog that Facebook was heading for a ridiculous valuation when it was launched on the stockmarket. That wasn’t because I think it’s a bad company – pretty clearly a company that makes a billion dollars in profits after only a few years of life is a remarkable […]

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Farcebook: A Stratospheric Valuation

by Mitch Feierstein about 10 years 3 months ago

      Facebook is a phenomenal company. Mark Zuckerberg is a remarkable man and an astonishing entrepreneur. He’s created something sensational — something genuinely world-changing — and he’s young enough to be my son. But Facebook the company is one thing. The mooted valuation of Facebook is quite another. I admire the first, and […]

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Apple: A Cautionary Tale

by Mitch Feierstein about 10 years 4 months ago

Apple Inc. is a phenomenon. One of the most remarkable companies in history. It makes products which I personally adore. It has revolutionized so many consumer markets, it’s hard to overstate the company’s effect on our lives. Steve Jobs once said he wanted to put a ding in the universe. And, in his unkindly shortened […]

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