August 15, 2017 Vivek Srinivasan

I was reading an article with a similar title, which was full of shallow analysis about how Amazon manages to give great offers and retain customers. Nothing could be farther from the truth. What Amazon does is the same as what Apple and Facebook do, which is – Build a…

September 16, 2016 Nikhil Srinivas

Uber waves a white flag in China Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing acquired Uber’s China business, ending the fierce, two year long battle between them. The total value of the deal, $35 billion, is made up of Didi’s $28 billion valuation and $7 billion value of Uber China. Uber Global…

August 22, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

The law does not care about right and wrong. It cares about intention. That is why a murderer can claim temporary insanity and plead not guilty.   The trouble with law is that it is defined with a set of assumptions in mind. Every once in a while there is…

August 19, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

Shots fired – Transportation is about to be disrupted and millions are about to loose their jobs. I have maintained for a long time that the next big wave from the perspective of making money is going to be transportation. Or as I more broadly like to call it #MovingAtoms…

August 5, 2016 Vivek Srinivasan

I tend to put down the various thoughts I have in mind as notes to someday write about it. Last week as I was going through the countless number of notes; three themes stood out Knowledge, Ignorance and Imagination. I decided to combine all of them and put this blog together….