Comments on: Rob Cox: Crazy valuations not only sign of bubble http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2014/04/08/rob-cox-crazy-valuations-not-only-sign-of-bubble/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Radek.kow1 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2014/04/08/rob-cox-crazy-valuations-not-only-sign-of-bubble/comment-page-1/#comment-11995 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:02:54 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=23820#comment-11995 Well, the flipside is that it may mean that the times of Henry Ford’s vision have arrived. Does it mean that generating income is not the only driver of change for such companies anymore?

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By: Orwelian84 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2014/04/08/rob-cox-crazy-valuations-not-only-sign-of-bubble/comment-page-1/#comment-11991 Wed, 09 Apr 2014 02:10:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=23820#comment-11991 I would rather Googlers and other founders control tech companies than bean counters more interested in monetization than providing a quality product or service.

The moves by tech companies and other startups to limit the power of non-practicing investors, e.g not engineers, is ideal. Capital shouldn’t buy anything more than a return.

Investors don’t have the requisite knowledge to even begin to understand the software or hardware that a modern information company deals with. They have proven this in spades over the past 40 years. The push by the Ichans of the world for short term profit has hampered market innovation not ignited it.

Investors should be thankful that they are allowed to invest, its essentially free money at this point.

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