Failure by Committee

Good, established companies can blow a product intro just like a startup.  There was the Ford Edsel, of course.  A failure so epic that it is the poster child for bad product planning by committee.  Many old-line companies have their own "Edsels,” though, you rarely hear about them.  Join us in a discussion of a line of women’s shoes that designed by committee and resoundingly rejected in the marketplace.

Some Thoughts on Pitching

Mike Tyson says everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.  That applies to pitching investors, too.  Join your hosts Mark Thirman, Ziad Moukheiber and Dave Powsner in a not-too-serious discussion of pitching.