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Porsche Fleece Hedge Funds for 12 Billion Euro in Volkswagen Sting

Porsche There is No Substitute! The background: In September 2005 Porsche bought 20% of its larger but less profitable German rival Volkswagen. In March 2007 Porsche bought another 19.9% (to 39.9%) and launched a takeover bid. In October 2007 the law preventing the takeover of Volkswagen was scrapped. On 20 October 2008 Volkswagen’s share price …

Tribute to a great man

Lars Hinrichs is a great entrepreneur and my friend. He’s also the founder of OpenBC the preeminent social networking platform in Europe, and the best of breed in the world (more on that in another post). OpenBC now has a blog OpenBlog and I was saddened to read of the passing of Lars’ grandfather. While …

Update alert email vs rss

My email notification service is not very popular. I’m glad of that as many of you follow this blog using RSS (thanks for watching). I don’t think email is a good medium for blog updates. I want to quote skippy Email notification is not the best use of resources for most blogs. I wrote my …

Silktide SiteScore and others

I’ve been trying to evaluate this website to clarify my view of what it actually provides. There were some interesting tools to help the technical side. Anybody know of others are out there? Update 6 October 2005 I am proud of the high sitescore I get on that site. It’s currently 8.4 out of 10 …

Email update advice available

For a long time I thought RSS was the best and only way to notify readers of updates to the blog, especially in this world of ever rising spam. However I’ve changed my mind. I believe in removing barriers to communication. I’ll occassionally rally against the dumbing down of modern life, but I value the …

Sydney International Airport

I’m off to Kuala Lumpur for a conference for three days. It is YEO’s Global Leadership Conference. I’m looking forward to learning more about the international aspects of the organisation. Part of my growth as an entrepreneur and investor is to learn from other successful business people. Yes it’s also an excuse to have a …

3am Phone conference

It’s 4am and I’ve just finished a seminar in the US. The subject is What’s New in Marketing. Interestingly I attended via international phone conference while following the Powerpoint presentation on the web. I was dialled into the conference via a phone card for the first half. At 2cents per minute it’s a hard to …