Billion Dollar Start Ups

I would think that GroupOn’s employee count would raise an immediate red flag.  I understand that they need a local sales force to generate the deals, but is it sustainable?  (And are they really employees, or contractors?)

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Posted by Philip Emmanuele, March 2013

 

 

Foreclosures (and Contrast)

Some sobering facts here, especially the 25% of houses in foreclosure. Interest the relatively low number for NY.

I also continue to wonder why designers use low contrast, which hinders readability. I have posted both the original (first) and a corrected version.

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Posted by Philip Emmanuele, March 2013