Archive | September, 2012

Startup and Management 2.0 – Party Like It’s 1999? Learn to Dream and Disrupt

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Following  the-last-class-youll-ever-have-to-take (by Petel Thiel), I thought I’d share my experience and insights following each class in a blog post with several buzz words. We started the course at eToro after 40 employees (out of 200) asked to join. I had to split the team into Winter and Summer sessions. I made sure the group […]

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The Challenge of the Future, eToro Class 1 of Peter Thiel’s “Last Course You Will Ever Take”

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In one of my previous blog posts, I wrote about Peter Thiel‘s “Last Course You Will Ever Take”, after which I actually opened the course and had 40 people from eToro sign up. We began with 20 students, and we’re committed to begin the next course early next year. I opened a shared presentation and shared notes for the course, […]

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How Apple Took Over Microsoft’s Core Audience, and I am just getting back in (dev) shape

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I recently asked Lior Hakim, a friend and colleague, for help in relearning programming. It’s been 2-3 years since I last compiled anything, and I wanted to learn how to code on the web. Funny thing is I originally taught Lior to program 8 years ago, using a Borland Delphi (wow, that seems old now). The first thing […]

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BOOM – We Won Finovate Best of Show for the 4th Time in a Row. Thank You Very Much!

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We are on our way back from NYC after winning Finovate best of show a 4th time in a row. Finovate is awesome, but I guess anyone winning four times would think it’s awesome. I think it’s awesome because it’s driving an entire industry to f***ing innovate. Hats off to Eric and Jim (and all the rest) […]

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The Internet is for Porn: Broadway Musicals and a $100B Industry

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After my last post on Bar Refaeli, I noticed a jump in visits, it seems people like to click on pictures of women in Bikini’s more than geek talk, lead me to think how big is the porn industry. It reminded me of the best Broadway show I’ve ever seen called Avenue Q, its a puppet-based musical […]

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My shared passion with angel Bar Refaeli (Mycheck)

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My favorite model, Bar Refaeli, caused a lot of buzz with the recent launch of Mycheck, an Israeli based payment app for iOS, Android and Blackberry smartphones. This is a brilliant move by Refaeli, an attempt to leverage her status as an international super-model in order to get involved with start ups. Mycheck enables you […]

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How Google+ Can Overtake Facebook in Social Commerce in 3 Steps

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As the CEO of eToro I’ve been thinking a lot about the opportunities and challenges of the shift from e-commerce to social commerce. It is a necessary shift, the shift from enabling commerce over the internet to making smarter decisions. Moving from how to buy X, to why should or shouldn’t I buy X. While […]

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