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Why are Media Assets So Cheap?

The one-time high-flying digital media giants – VICE Media, Buzzfeed, VOX Media, Group Nine etc. – have all continued to grow their income statements but failed to dazzle the capital markets. Throughout the 16-year history of WatchMojo, I have had… Continue Reading →

The Biggest Difference Between Media and Technology Entrepreneurs

When McGill University asked me to teach a class on entrepreneurship, the first step was going back through history and look at the origins of entrepreneurship and profiles of entrepreneurs. I was recently chatting with a financial advisor who asked… Continue Reading →

Taking Setbacks to Build Mental Strength

Today is Let’s Talk, a day where we focus on mental wellbeing, which touches on resilience and the need for entrepreneurs to channel setbacks into stepping stones. Tomorrow I will go back to the first lecture, but as today is… Continue Reading →

The Best Teachers are Perennial Students

Not all journeys are straight lines: my first time teaching… at McGill I haven’t posted in over a month, partially because I’ve continued my physiotherapy rehab since injuring myself at a soccer tournament in Dubai back in October, but mainly… Continue Reading →

Passion, Pride, Perspective & Privilege

When your passion blurs the fine line between pride and hubris, a wake up call will give you the perspective needed to better appreciate your privilege. As entrepreneurs, we tackle challenges, put teams together for a higher purpose. In October… Continue Reading →

FIFCO: World Corporate Champions Cup of Soccer

Soccer’s popularity is soaring. Tune in this weekend for to watch the World Corporate Champions Cup matches in Dubai where I’ll be representing Team Canada. Three weeks ago, I got a text from Albert Zbili, formerly an economist at the… Continue Reading →

MojoInsights #3: WatchMojo’s First Ever Top 100

WatchMojo released its first ever Top 100 Video on their core channel. It was done without knowing how well it would be received, or if it was something the WatchMojo community even wanted. Well, once published, it was one of… Continue Reading →

Job opening at WatchMojo: Head of Insights

This would be a dream Job for someone who loves data, community and storytelling. At the heart of WatchMojo’s editorial strategy is the suggest tool, where fans suggest topics and entries. We have started to expand and poll the audience… Continue Reading →

The 3 Cs of Culture: You Can Do the Right Thing

Being good is annoying to others, but it can prove to be your superpower. Nearly twenty years ago, when I couldn’t break into Wall Street or Bay Street after graduating from finance school, I embarked on my career in media…. Continue Reading →

Back To School Tips

As the school year is upon us (going to miss the summer), I thought that it would be good to give advice to incoming college students on how they can take advantage of the upcoming school year. Academics Come First… Continue Reading →

Mike Richards Steps Down As Jeopardy Host

Hi There! I hope your Friday is going well. Welcome back to another episode of Ask Ash, where I interview WatchMojo Founder & CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan and ask him questions about various topics, ranging from covering what is going on… Continue Reading →

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