September 22, 2023
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Does Owning IP Actually Matter?

The ownership of intellectual property (IP) can be an unbelievable asset for a media business. When I think about Disney, which is…

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September 12, 2023

Nonprofit Is Not a Business Model

I am cautiously optimistic that the heat is finally behind us. Being able to walk outside without needing to immediately change my…

August 15, 2023

Making Sense of Puck’s Fundraising

Thank you to everyone who sent me a note for AMO’s four year anniversary. It’s incredible to think that there are readers…

August 1, 2023

Some Life in the Ad Markets

I am starting to futz around with the newsletter and want to start adding a little more structure. At Morning Brew, we…

July 28, 2023
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Unlocking High Margin Revenue With Licensing

After building up a robust advertising and subscription business, the conversation starts to pivot toward other avenues for generating revenue. For some,…

July 25, 2023

$125 Million for CoinDesk is Very Rich

Years ago, I referred to Digital Currency Group’s ownership of CoinDesk as the equivalent of Goldman Sachs—or any highly regarded financial institution—owning…