Category Investing

Diversifying Your Stock Portfolio

Hi There! Welcome back to another episode of Ask Ash, where I interview WatchMojo Founder & CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan on various topics, such as what is going on in the news, to career advice for students & entrepreneurs. Today I… Continue Reading →

Origins of the Granicus Group

Hi There! I hope your Friday is going well. Welcome back to another Ask Ash post, in which I ask WatchMojo founder and CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan questions on various topics, ranging from what is going on in the news, to… 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 →

YouTube is Worth $500 Billion

Google is valued at $1.6 trillion dollars in market capitalization. YouTube accounts for at least a third of that. I’ve certainly been a YouTube bull since day 1. Back in 2006, right before Google plunked down $1.65 billion for the… Continue Reading →

Can Snowflake Become the Next Salesforce?

Sometimes it’s better to get in early on a company, even if it means the stock will fall in price early on… than getting in after a stock’s meteoric rise, risking you being left holding the bag. Today we look… Continue Reading →

Amazon’s Ad Business Would Command a $250B Market Cap

Long Seen as King of Commerce, Amazon is now the Prince of Content, as well. Amazon is gobbling everything in sight, growing through a mix of organic and inorganic moves When I launched WatchMojo, rights holders had no economic incentive… Continue Reading →

The Market Transfers Wealth from Impatient to Patient

Three of my best performing bets started off as duds, until they broke through and outperformed the market. In the previous article, we looked at the main difference between the 1990 dot com bubble and today’s market. Fast Forward to… Continue Reading →

Irrational Exuberance or a Market That Makes Sense?

The Biggest Variable Affecting Growth Stock Prices in Year(s) to Come is whether or not we will experience multiple compression. Earlier this week, I came across this graph of Yahoo’s revenues and experienced a bit of PTSD. Once upon a… Continue Reading →

Will 2020s be Decade of Social eCommerce?

All social shopping is live, but at risk of being philosophical is all live shopping social? This past Sunday, Brendan Gahan and I got on Clubhouse at 4pm EST (link) to discuss social video, social shopping, live eCommerce and much… Continue Reading →

Breaking Down Each Video Platforms’ 2020 & What to Expect in 2021

Covid will do to TV/digital video revenues what the great recession did to newspaper/digital media: accelerate the shift. With Google and Snap reporting results, here’s a breakdown and summary of each major video platform: Google YouTube In 2020, for the… Continue Reading →

Digital Media Firms Have Unique Risks & Challenges. SPACs Salvation or Hail Marry?

Did digital media’s hangover make it the perfect candidate for SPACs? Something must be in the air: Axios CNBC BusinessInsider and I suspect others as well, soon, are all publishing articles talking about the game of musical chairs in digital… Continue Reading →

Media SPACs to the Rescue!

SPACs were seen as financing of last resort, but have now gained credibility Privately-held companies sometimes achieve a liquidity event by way of a merger or acquisition. Otherwise, there are multiple paths to liquidity, namely: – IPO– Direct listing– SPACs…. Continue Reading →

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