Business Model Innovation

Can JT Bring Myspace’s Sexy Back?

Late last month, Myspace announced it would begin to produce original music videos, starting with a collaboration with the well-regarded Brooklyn band TV on the Radio. While it’s too soon to tell if their pivot will make them profitable, their new partnerships might just be savvy enough to entice a new generation of users, the ones who were barely in high school when the old Myspace had become a byword for “uncool”.

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The Advocate: Exports feed growth of middle market companies

Middle market companies, in Louisiana and nationally, generate an outsized share of the country’s revenue, jobs and growth. But these firms, from $10 million to $1 billion in revenue, could be even more productive with policies that encourage exports. The lack of coordination in export efforts is one of five major findings turned up during GE Capital and Slate’s Road Show for Growth.

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