Posts tagged Nike

Farmers Are Hipper Than You Think

Foundry Group is pretty famous in the VC world for their video/music parodies. The other day, Next Big Sound put one out that was funny. A lot of people think that farmers are hicks and backward. The reality is they …






Innovation and Revolution in Established Industries

Today, Under Armour ($UA) opens its first 8000 square foot retail store in Baltimore, MD.  The company started in 1995.  If you think back to 1995, there were three dominant brands in sports apparel.  Nike ($NKE), Adidas, Converse (which was …






Let’s Add DEPTH to the Midwest Ecosystem, not Horizontal

Thanks to Crain’s Chicago, I received the opportunity to write an op-ed for them today.  You can read it here.  I was tweeting back and forth with Ann Dwyer(@AnnDwyer_Crains), and she suggested it. Crain’s has done a lot to report …