Chinese bike-sharing firm Ofo has raised $866 million in new funding led by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in what it said was the largest investment garnered in a single round by a bike-sharing startup.
Spencer RascoffThe scale of Chinese internet companies -- even pre-IPO ones -- is staggering.
An $866 million round for a bike-sharing company? On top of a $700M round in July! That's a lot of bikes.
The familiar patterns in the housing market that emerged in the second half of 2017 – lots of demand from home buyers, limited supply of homes available to buy, quickly rising prices and slow but steadily deteriorating affordability – are continuing...
A good friend is feeling bad. What do you do? How do you handle the situation? Do you feel sorry for them and compare what has happened to them with your own life experiences or do you listen quietly and tell them you understand? What is the...
Spencer RascoffThe @emilychangtv book "Brotopia" had a good section on why empathy is so important in product design and innovation, and diversity can create empathy.
Here's a good video on empathy vs sympathy
We could think of a number of reasons why Uber makes it easier to get a taxi ride in the rain. For example, having thousands more people driving around the streets offering to give rides might make it easier. Maybe NYC being flooded with nice new...
Spencer RascoffAcademics prove what we all sort of knew: Uber’s surge pricing motivates Uber drivers to drive more.
Spencer Rascoff.@Zillow just launched a new ad campaign, “Many Ways Home.” The different spots illustrate the diverse paths people take to finding home and the market conditions, life events and aspirations that shape them. Proud to share these with you all. #ZGLife zillow.com/tvpic.twitter.com/4x13cQ9Qn6