Wake Up Call

Aug 31, 2016By Chris DolanBlog Posts

Quick show of hands: did you watch the Olympics as it streamed live on NBC? If so, you were part of a dwindling audience, smaller than broadcasters expected. Prime-time broadcast … Read More

Game On

Jul 11, 2016By Chris DolanBlog Posts

Here’s a question I felt sure I could have answered correctly: Q: If the Super Bowl is the world’s #1 most-watched athletic event, what’s #2? The World Series The NBA … Read More

Building a Platform for the Future

Apr 7, 2016By Chris DolanBlog Posts

Marketplaces. Hubs. Ecosystems. Whatever you call them, “platforms” are the future. A recent TechCrunch article encouraged innovators to “think bigger than products and business models” – to envision platforms that become the … Read More

When it works.

Jan 29, 2016By Chris DolanBlog Posts

Last night we put ourselves to the test on a pretty bold level. Early stage companies often take risks on “proofs of concept” and this was more than a proof … Read More

Unlocking the Door

Dec 4, 2015By Chris DolanBlog Posts

Online video revenue is due for a 20% or so leap this year. — Media Post, 12/3/2015 Forrester predicts online video ad spend will rise from 22.5% of online ad spend in … Read More

Beyond the Blindspot

Nov 18, 2015By Chris DolanBlog Posts

My colleague Dave Fisch talks about the “leaky bucket” effect at concerts, festivals and other in-real-life gatherings. “Everything ends when the crowd heads home,” he says. “All of the business … Read More