Internet Business Models

René Pickhardt on January 25th, 2012

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Ok no secret here that I am a Google Fan. But listening to the Google Report of 2011 I am just amazed and speechless. Everything is growing: $10 bn revenue / quartal ==> more than $100 mio. / day!!! 90 Mio Google+ users over 60% of plus users engage [...]

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René Pickhardt on September 23rd, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Obviously education is one of the topics that is important to me. recently I wrote about a teach first project. 6 month ago I was participating in a workshop organized by the Universities of Koblenz. This workshop was for future entrepreneurs teaching them some basics about design thinking and [...]

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Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: In the last days, there was a lot of media coverage on the the antitrust investigation by the FTC against Google. In my opinion, this investigation is ridiculous. Let me explain why: The Facts From an FTC Point of view Google is the leading search engine on the net. [...]

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René Pickhardt on June 13th, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: I just realized that I wasn’t to active in this section of my blog. While thinking about Internet business models I tried to generalize the ideas behind some products and companies I know of. This results in my rather uncomplete list of Internet Business Models that I know of. [...]

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René Pickhardt on June 9th, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Today I want to talk about one of my favourite Internet start ups. It is called Metaweb. Metaweb was founded in 2005. To my knowledge it had two rounds of investment (all together about 60 Million US Dollar) and it was bought by Google in June 2010. So why [...]

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René Pickhardt on June 9th, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Besides ecommerce one really big Internet business model obviously is the trade or monetarization of data. This Blogpost reminded to write an article about this topic. I think the author points out the most important facts! Services like Facebook / gmail / Youtube and so on are not free. Moneywise [...]

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René Pickhardt on June 1st, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: Today Eric Schmidt was a trending topic on Twitter. The reason seems that at AllThingsD9l Walt Mossberg was interviewing Eric Schmidt the former Google CEO. Please listen to this man. He has an amazing viewpoint! This could also fill into privacy or collective intelligence but the topic is much [...]

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René Pickhardt on April 25th, 2011

Archived; click post to view. Excerpt: So here we go with my first post about internet start ups. I am not sure yet weather I like their product. But the idea behind it is certainly very clever. What I like about the system is that this kind of advertising is impossible in an offline world. [...]

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René Pickhardt on February 10th, 2011

The web already brought up some really cool internet products but I believe we have only seen a tiny part of what is possible. Within this category I want to introduce the most interesting internet startups I know of and share my ideas about them and their business models with you.

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