Ali’s Personal Blog

How can Facebook make money? 3 key features that might have been ignored.

There was much talk and hype about Facebook’s valuation and equally the downfall of the share prices after its IPO.  Personally, I thought it was over valued at  US$100bn, but that’s a very personal opinion and not  based on any facts, but the fact remains that all of this is on the long term expectation …

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My Meeting with Marius and Paul of Viajeuro.com

Last week I had a meeting with Marius and Paul of Viajeuro.com a Canadian Startup Company that has decided to launch its products initially in Spain the Spanish market. Spain continues to provide a great market opportunity for foreign IT companies and investors.  When we started in 2008 the idea of entrepreneurship and startups was …

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My version of why the Spanish economy is failing

There is much talk about how the Spanish economy is failing, that there is not enough jobs and how in order to resolve the issue, Hacienda increases tax rates (like the Spanish restaurants increase prices when there is less visitors in order to compensate for the lower income), the Social Security system creates incentives for …

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