MZ (Machine Zone) and Its Satori Platform

An Outline of an Decentralized Alternative to the Order Book   A Decentralized Alternative to the Order Book   Machine Zone (MZ): A $10 Billion Dollar Unicorn in the Making   Edge Computing Use Cases for MZ’s (Machine Zone) Platform Machine Zone and The Perversity of Unicorn Lists   Machine Zone (MZ): A $4 Billion […]

The Facebook – Google Duopoly — Where They Differ?

Summary: Facebook and Google differ fundamentally in the degree of adtech vertical integration.  Facebook only has a significant internal supply side platform (SSP).  Google has a significant SSP, ad exchange, and a demand side platform (DSP). Facebook recognizes that its supply of ad impressions has reached a ceiling due to user annoyance of ads in […]

OnDeck Capital IPO: A Treadmill Lender

[easy_sign_up title=”Sign Up for Free Monthly Newsletter on the hottest FinTech Companies”] Summary: OnDeck Capital (ONDK) has engineered a treadmill lending platform for small businesses resulting in 49.2% of 2014 originations from repeat customers. This is a risky way to grow the business as ending the refinance of any repeat customer risks default. OnDeck is […]