I wouldn’t have needed $1.75 billion to launch a video streaming platform. But we already know that no one would give me that much money to just start a business…but I digress.
I have over 15 years experience in media, built video platforms for much less for global clients and Travelspective, and currently building local marketplaces powered by video to help bring our cities into the future of search and e-commerce at BRIDGE. So I’ve been watching closely since the very first announcement of ‘New TV.’
Here is why I knew back in March of 2019 things were not going to go well for Quibi. It was evident in this interview at SXSW, but I’ll break it down. …
And it’s time to intentionally build platforms with them in mind.
There’s never been a more important time to help businesses. During the pandemic, 30 million small businesses in the United States alone are in dire need to stay open and have adapted to sell online. But in times of crisis comes new opportunities, and we’ve seen businesses pivot into new possibilities.
Even though we’re more connected than ever before, we are disconnected to what’s still open and what services are available in our neighborhoods and cities. It highlights the inability of businesses to reach people nearby using the tools currently available. …