The Innovation Paradox of Business

I’m crossposting this from the Stratechery forum (which is subscribers only) In the Uber section of his latest daily update (paywall) Ben Thompson writes the following: “More broadly, while I generally believe that Uber’s approach has forced changes for the better that wouldn’t have happened otherwise…” That reminded me of a line of thought I recently…… Continue reading The Innovation Paradox of Business

Stripe’s Path to Become Infrastructure

It’s a good place to be an infrastructure provider. It’s even better to have the potential to become a generally relied-upon infrastructure provider. Particularly if investors accredit that potential to you. That’s the case for Stripe Inc. which just raised a new funding round at almost twice the valuation of its last round, according to the New York…… Continue reading Stripe’s Path to Become Infrastructure