After this week’s excitement dies down, a more sober crowd will start to look at Twitter’s fundamentals. And they aren’t good.
Guest Post Twitter proved this week a point that I have long been making: that Silicon Valley is a boys club — a fraternity of the worst kind.
Update: This version of the story corrects an earlier reference to Peter Fenton’s holdings of Twitter shares.
Twitter employees like working for a former comedian. It’s likely Dick Costolo’s business skills, however, rather than his sense of humor that they’re most appreciative of.
Twitter has about a billion registered “users.” Unfortunately, only about 250 million of them actually use the service with any consistency.
Twitter announced on Sept. 12 that it had filed a confidential S-1 in preparation for going public. The questions are: Why? Why now? And what will the IPO do to the Twitter we know and love?
Dick Costolo makes all the managers at Twitter go through a management course so they can be effective leaders. He shared some of this wisdom today at TechCrunch Disrupt.