Amazon has entered the super hot podcasting arena, adding podcasts to their Amazon Music platform. All podcasts will be able to be accessed via Alexa, its voice-activated Echo speakers, and are free to Amazon Prime members.
It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.
Entrepreneur James Altucher says that New York City is dead forever. He says the forced business closures have permanently altered how business is done making it unnecessary for employees to remain in the city.
We expect around one in four restaurants to close and to not be able to return because of COVID says OpenTable CEO Debby Soo. Unfortunately, now we think that number might even be conservative.
“There is a very smart individual at HubSpot named Alex Birkett based out of Austin, Texas,” says Scott Tousley of HubSpot. “He is working on this concept that is really starting to take off called Surround Sound Strategy. Essentially what that means is that it runs with the notion that marketers are selfish.”
Everybody who sells something through a third party needs to figure out their ecommerce strategy, says VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. The thought to be reliant on retailers or Amazon or anybody else and not being the driving force of your own destiny of producing something and sending it to somebody is crazy to me.