Tech Titans for Busy People Facebook Q1 Apple Q2 2021 Reports

Jen van der MeerTech Titans

If You Blink You Might Miss the Tech Titans Spoiler alert: Google benefitted from the Pandemic. Of course they did. YouTube revenue up 49% year over year and quite astounding net profit margins as they grow faster than they can spend, meanwhile throwing $50 BN back to shareholders.  Anti-Trust and Whistleblower concerns on the horizon – but you’d never know … Read More

Tech Titans for Busy People Amazon Alphabet 2020 Report

Jen van der MeerTech Titans

If You Blink You Might Miss the Tech Titans Spoiler alert: Bezos moves up to Executive Chairman and on to colonize space. Of course they had a blow-out quarter, all of their business models firing on all cylinders. Bezos goes out claiming victory in normalcy and yawns. In comparison, Alphabet pulls off a fine quarter but indeed in comparison, a … Read More

Tech Titans for Busy People Apple Facebook Q Reports

Jen van der MeerTech Titans

If You Blink You Might Miss the Tech Titans Cook spoke of social justice and supporting black entrepreneurs with cash. Zuckerberg tweaked the mission. But the real story is the massive revenue spikes in both companies who reported record breaking quarters. 

Tech Giants Antitrust Remorse

Jen van der MeerTech Titans

Big News: the FTC along with 48 states has accused Facebook of choking competition and plans to break up Instagram and WhatsApp. This will be very difficult -why? because the FTC has no means to evaluate the future value of a company.  Take a look at the most recent years of Facebook acquisitions to see if you can spot the … Read More

Tech Giants Report 3Q2020

Jen van der MeerTech Titans

Who has time to follow the financial news of the Tech Giants? I do! It’s a hobby of mine. And they’ve made it so easy- all 4 of the GAFA brigade reported their earnings just a few hours ago. Despite congressional inquiries, antitrust lawsuits, and fears that these companies are destroying democracy we can’t seem to turn away from Facebook, … Read More

Alphabet (Google) Business Model Teardown

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice, Tech Titans

Alphabet Flywheel Timeline Business Model Tear Down We know the company as Google, but they have officially organized to call themselves Alphabet. The “bet” for Google goes beyond its well known search and cloud services to include life sciences, connected devices, and big “moonshots.” Compared is most compared Tech Titan, Facebook, Alphabet has done a better job to diversify its … Read More

Facebook Business Model Teardown

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice, Tech Titans

Image credit: Morning Brew on Unsplash Facebook Flywheel Timeline Business Model Tear Down Facebook seems more complicated than it is. Of all of the Tech Titans, Facebook has the simplest business model. Business model innovation can be understood as a factor of three physical forces: waves, flywheels, and business models themselves.  Facebook Flywheel 1 – 2 2004-2007 Flywheel 1 Connect … Read More

Netflix Business Model Teardown

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice, Tech Titans

Netflix Flywheel Timeline Business Model Tear Down It’s hard to understand how tech giant business models work. We give companies like Netflix simple stories like “subscription” and leave it at that. Netflix indeed is one of the simplest of the top 10 tech companies in terms of having an open and fairly transparent business model. But let’s take a deeper … Read More

Tech Giants Report: Apple 2Q2020

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice, Tech Titans

Sign up for the Tech Titans Series Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet and Apple all report in these weeks with massively interesting insights for how they are responding to the crisis. Each tech giant moves with different strategies as they scoop up rivals, talent, and make big moves. Next: Apple Apple 2nd Quarter 2020 Key takeaways: Apple Results. Tech Giant Earnings … Read More

Tech Giants Report: Amazon 1Q2020

Jen van der MeerBusiness Model Practice, Tech Titans

Sign up for the Tech Titans Series Amazon, Facebook, and Alphabet and Apple all report in these weeks with massively interesting insights for how they are responding to the crisis. Each tech giant moves with different strategies as they scoop up rivals, talent, and make big moves. next up: Amazon. Amazon 1 Quarter 2020 Key takeaways: We are the Borg. … Read More