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New Logo, Product Name, & Website… oh my!

Perfect Timing With the product launch fast approaching, the team at Steer has been secretly hashing out some big decisions surrounding not only our product -- but our brand; and with a new look to our UI (revealed by the end of the week), that takes into account an unforgettable experience, we thought about what else we could do to make this first introduction to the world special. A New Name from the Same Heart The company name Steer means a lot of things to us. It embodies aggression, leadership, capital, and being unafraid to take things to the next

BWX Technologies, Inc: A castle so secure it has submarines in the moat

Do Your Research, Elon https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1153378777893888005?s=20 Make no mistake about it, I do like Elon Musk. He's innovative, impatient, is unafraid of asking 'why not?', and frankly, the world needs more forward thinking billionaires. However, he's human and has a lot of money; and there are times where his statements, though well-intentioned, are obsessed with being 'thought provoking' regardless of whether such thoughts have already been provoked (or flirting the line of legality, resulting in a stock price jumping 6 points). Just this past summer, he tagged NASA in a World and Science tweet / article regarding nuclear rockets; suggesting that

Games Workshop: 2019 Shareholder Letter

Download Annual Report The Brick & Mortar that Could When my business partner first put this shareholder letter / annual report on my desk, I thought he was crazy. Having a quick look at the report, I could see that this company focused primarily on brick and mortar retail shops as their growth strategy, and had absolutely zero ambitions for acquiring companies, selling any of their own, or doing anything outside of keeping it alive for "forever". It's no secret that there's been a growing graveyard of bankrupt storefront retailers. If you look at the figures, consumers spent ~$517 billion

Trupanion: 2017 Shareholder Letter

Download Annual Report The Business Model Trupanion offers pet insurance, or as the company prefers to call it: "medical insurance for pets". Funny enough, though it sounds obscure, this market is definitely a hot one, where Trupanion is battling it out against competitors that have almost half the market in their pocket. Though this company is still a scrappy upstart that's really just half the size of their largest competitor, they've been growing faster than any player in the industry; and there's plenty more room to grow since pet insurance hasn't been widely adopted in North America (yet), with only