Tikue Anazodo

Tikue Anazodo

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Formerly with Microsoft. Product Manager at Ericsson Mediaroom. Founder of NeverInbox.

Why WhatsApp Is Probably The Most Important Acquisition For Facebook

Goal: To justify the valuation of Whatsapp in relation to the current valuation of Facebook. The major question this article will try to answer revolves around whether or not Facebook was actually crazy for purchasing Whatsapp for $19 billion (Breakdown: $4 billion in cash, $15 billion in FB shares and

The Great Commoditization of Distribution

Tom Goodwin made the following observation in his March 2015 TechCrunch article: "Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media owner, creates no content. Alibaba, the most valuable retailer, has no inventory. And Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider,

Apple vs Tesla - The Quest To Capture The 99%

Over the past month, Apple & Tesla have made major product announcements for new, cheaper product lines in their core verticals, for the iPhone SE and the Tesla Model 3 respectively. While both companies have historically been the subject of numerous comparisons based on their similar design philosophies and high-end

How To Validate A Startup Idea Without Writing A Line Of Code

When Ryan Hoover, founder of Product Hunt, decided to test out his idea for Product Hunt, he did not build out an entire site from the ground up, instead, he experimented with what I am going to call a ‘Low Tech Prototype’. Ryan started Product Hunt as a mailing list

What The SONY Leaks Have Taught Us About The Future Of Warfare

By now, most are familiar with the hacks that saw leaks of some very important e-mails from SONY executives. E-mails from the head of the Sony Film division, Amy Pascal, featured prominently in the leaks. There were derogatory e-mails about POTUS, e-mails that hinted at Idris Elba being pegged as

How 'Beast Of No Nation' Is The Beginning Of Netflix Going To War With Movie Theaters

Hollywood’s content distribution business thrives off windows of exclusivity, phased out for different consumption outlets over license periods throughout a movie’s life cycle. The Business of Media Distribution: Monetizing Film, TV and Video Content in an Online World | Jeff Ulin This phased out distribution system has been a

How To Explain Net Neutrality To A 5 Year-Old

Imagine for a second that you are an independent taxi driver in a far away town called Gidan. All the roads in Gidan are owned by a handful of big companies and each company has the power to determine how fast each individual taxi is allowed to go on the