Amazon: The Company Consuming Consumers

We are entering an era of unparalleled tech dominance. Companies like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple control more and more of our everyday lives, owning our data and everything around it. The inherent network effects and flywheels these companies built are unprecedented both in their scope and ability to stave off competition. This is the first...

Amazon’s Acquisition of Whole Foods = Gameover Groceries…

Amazon’s is the most monopolistic and well-positioned marketplace the Western world has ever seen. Last year they did $136B in revenue with double digit growth every year. Yet they haven’t even scratched the surface. The US food retail and food services industry represents a $5.35T market (with $800B+ in grocery alone). That is 40x Amazon’s...

The Amazon Apocalypse of Ecommerce

Jeff Bezos is the Terminator… and he is killing competition and ecommerce faster than Arnold can say “I’ll be back” Hope you are hooked. Let’s go for a ride. My background is ecommerce. Before starting The Syndicate and investing in early stage disruptors, I cut my teeth in ecommerce, specifically Amazon. I had learned a...