“The highest high, the lowest low.” – Interview with Patrick Linden

Patrick has co-founded and invested in some of the most successful internet companies in South-East Asia. We first met during his time at Dealguru as we both had the same investor (Rebate Networks). He IPO‘ed his company under iBuy Group and then launched & invested in a handful of stellar companies (FoodRunner — acquired by Foodpanda), Duriana … Continue reading “The highest high, the lowest low.” – Interview with Patrick Linden

Cheers to IPO 2.0: Next Generation IPO – Tokenization of Equity

Last Wednesday, Patrick and I, we had a (long overdue) dinner at a Japanese restaurant called Gyu-Kaku Prime in Singapore. We have worked both in the group-buying industry (he launched & IPO’ed iBuy Group and I co-founded & exited DailyDeal) and ever since have been active in the internet industry as co-founder or early-stage investors. … Continue reading Cheers to IPO 2.0: Next Generation IPO – Tokenization of Equity

“Vision, mission, passion and action.” Interview with Teruhide Sato

Teruhide Sato is a very successful entrepreneur turned VC (Beenext). He has invested in some of the unicorns globally as early stage investor. Before starting his own fund, Teru was the founder of Netprice in Japan. We first got to know each other through a common friend from Austria and I asked him at our … Continue reading “Vision, mission, passion and action.” Interview with Teruhide Sato

Your Cheat Sheet as a Digital Marketing Expert

Our FALCON team was invited to be part of the 115 Digital Guru Blue Belts for 2018 couple of days ago at Google, and participated in 2 intense days training across attribution, measurement, apps, youtube for action, programmatic and experiments. Momo came back very excited and shared (together with Shirley & Gilbert) their key lessons learned. So we thought this will help you … Continue reading Your Cheat Sheet as a Digital Marketing Expert

Diversification is Key: An Alternative Way to Investing

“There are two times in a man’s life when he should not speculate: when he can’t afford it and when he can.” Mark Twain Berlin, November 2011: I am waiting for my appointment with Deutsche Bank Wealth Management in Berlin/Germany. Our company got recently acquired by Google and I got from one day to another … Continue reading Diversification is Key: An Alternative Way to Investing

Living like a millionaire  – without spending a million!

“Don’t buy that $300 bag to have nothing in it, buy that $20 bag and have $280 in it. Don’t go broke trying to look rich.” Warren Buffett Last Thursday after one of our client meetings I had a post-meeting review session with one of our FALCON senior leaders. We somehow got to the point of „how … Continue reading Living like a millionaire  – without spending a million!

The Perfect Marketing Mix — Scaling Your eCommerce Company from $0 to +$100MM

Last Monday morning I received an email from a friend of mine who is running a PR agency. He asked me something that I got asked several times over the last decade: — — — — — — — Monday, 30th July 2018 From: Eric To: Max Subject: Starting our eCommerce company Hi Max, I am starting a new eCommerce company. … Continue reading The Perfect Marketing Mix — Scaling Your eCommerce Company from $0 to +$100MM

How to Scale Your eCommerce Business: Apply the Conversion Framework

Over the last decade, we have worked with +20 eCommerce companies in Europe and APAC. One of our goals has been to create a methodology, an approach that can be applied to any eCommerce company — independent of their industry. Over the years, we have developed and successfully applied a model called the FALCON Conversion Framework. This framework will … Continue reading How to Scale Your eCommerce Business: Apply the Conversion Framework