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Kevin Oconnor

Solving Information Asymmetry: How Today's Companies Are Empowering Consumers and Creating More Efficient Markets

Grace Nasri | Posted 11.09.2013 | Technology
Grace Nasri

Today, a growing number of companies are emerging that shift this asymmetry of information back to balance--arming consumers with the same information that businesses have long had.

Abortion Fight Defines Contentious Race In Key State

AP | ROXANA HEGEMAN | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WICHITA, Kan. -- There is no escaping abortion politics in Wichita, where the race between two Republicans for district attorney could come down to wh...

Personalizing eCommerce: The Evolution of Filters

Grace Nasri | Posted 04.30.2012 | Technology
Grace Nasri

Despite the shift, web-based retailers have not been successful in personalizing the online shopping experience in the way that traditional retail has.

NYPD Forms Social Media Unit To Catch Criminals

Posted 10.10.2011 | New York

The NYPD has formed a new social media unit, The New York Daily News reports, to catch criminals who use Facebook and Twitter to announce law-breaking...

Bianca Bosker

WATCH: Founder Of DoubleClick On The Most Overhyped Trend In Tech

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 09.10.2011 | Technology

Wondering whether we're in the midst of another tech bubble? Veteran entrepreneur Kevin O'Connor, who survived the dot-com collapse of the 1990s, ...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Draft 2011: News And Notes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 08.21.2011 | Sports

My favorite player in the draft throughout this process has been Washington St.'s Klay Thompson, who has the basketball pedigree, talent and acumen to become a star in this league. At 6'7," he also has the size to play all over the floor.

Turn My Problem into Your Profit

Kevin O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin O'Connor

Many people see great inventions as lucky breaks that simply fall into the laps of innovators. In reality, there are several steps that go into coming up with a great idea, let alone turning that idea into a successful product.

3 Reasons Why This Small Business Owner Thinks the $30B Small Business Program Will Be a Bust

Kevin O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin O'Connor

Congress is encouraging banks to move up the "risk curve" by helping banks make loans which, without the "stimulus program", they would never make because the loans don't make economic sense.

Don't Make the Solution Part of Your Problem

Kevin O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin O'Connor

If you assemble a group of smart people who know your industry, they have already assimilated the mass of information. The answers are in the room and not on some manufactured spreadsheet.

Seven Secrets to Raising Venture Capital

Kevin O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Kevin O'Connor

As both an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, I've sat on both sides of the table. Here are the seven secrets to what VCs are looking for as they consider who to invest in:

DoubleClick Founder On The 'iFad,' Google, And His New Venture

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Kevin O'Connor, founder of DoubleClick, is launching a new venture after taking a ten-year hiatus from the Silicon Valley scene. Today, O'Connor of...