Category Business News

Why The Olympics Should Be Delayed

Introduction The Olympics are coming closer as we speak and is set to be one of the biggest televised events of 2021. It’s always exciting to see the world’s premier athletes go head-to-head to see which nation takes home the… Continue Reading →

Professional Athletes and Entrepreneurs

Hi There! Welcome back to another daily blog post of Ask Ash, where I ask WatchMojo founder & CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan on various topics ranging from what is going on in the news to career advice for students and entrepreneurs…. Continue Reading →

Prime Day’s Impact on Amazon

Hi There! Welcome back to a brand new Ask Ash blog post, where I ask WatchMojo Founder & CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan about various things, ranging from what is going on in the news, to career advice for students and entrepreneurs…. Continue Reading →

Ask Ash: Peloton Stock

Hi There! I hope you are enjoying your Thursday. Welcome back to a brand new Ask Ash, where I ask WatchMojo founder and CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan on various topics, ranging from what is going on in the news, to career… Continue Reading →

Ask Ash: Facebook Looking To Help Its Creators

Hi There! Welcome to another episode of Ask Ash! Today, CNBC reported that Facebook is looking to help its creators avoid Apple’s cut off of in-app purchases by promoting offline transactions between creators and brands. As a result, Facebook is… Continue Reading →

Ask Ash: Competition

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to Day 2 of the new series AskAsh on the Context Is King Website. Recently I found out that before starting WatchMojo, Ash was a columnist who gave advice on career, relationships, and much more. So… Continue Reading →

New York City is Dead, Long Live NYC

A few years ago when Dubai hit a rough patch, a lot of the foreign workers who didn’t have roots had the luxury of packing up and leaving. To people seeking a bigger pay check, Dubai was a means to… Continue Reading →

How a Pandemic & Unemployment Amplified Civil Rights Protests

America is, for all intents and purposes, the greatest nation in the world. But a lack of intellectual curiosity and honesty has led its precipitous fall in the 21st century. America is a paradox, a country built on a series… Continue Reading →

Cirque is Dead. Long Live Cirque

Cirque du Soleil – The Most Complex Creative & Corporate Reinvention in Business History? “Are you submitting a bid for Cirque?” asked a journalist who knew about my previous interest in Just for Laughs. As a Montreal-based entrepreneur with a… Continue Reading →

Why Canada’s Wage Subsidy Plans Isn’t Effective & Will Slow Recovery

I’ve hesitated to criticize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau because overall, he’s done a good job and let’s face it, there isn’t a practical pandemic playbook. That said, upon reading that the wage subsidy plan was under-performing (not paying out as much as… Continue Reading →

The Night Seth Rogen Sent me to the ER

Have you ever thought: “I think I’m going to die?” Not in a “oh if I see my ex, I’m going to die” or “if I don’t do well in this exam, I am going to die.” I mean literally,… Continue Reading →

Why I Finally Hired a Banker (The Art of Filtering & Buffering)

Jon Erlichman interviewed me some time ago for his show. I ran into him at Collision where I gave a keynote presentation on the art of going viral vs building a media business through franchises. We chatted about Cheddar’s recent sale to AlticeUSA. He… Continue Reading →

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