Morgan Stanley and FreshBooks in the same sentence

November 10, 2006


Seems like an odd combination, Morgan Stanley – one of the world’s top investment banks mentioned with FreshBooks the leader in online invoicing?  It makes a little more sense when you put it in the context of the Web 2.0 conference that finished up this week in San Francisco.  FreshBooks is in attendance and Mary Meeker from Morgan Stanley did a presentation on Wednesday on the state of the internet.

I wasn’t there, but Michael was and he was really impressed with her talk.  She is enthusiastic about online video and makes the Google acquisition of YouTube look brilliant.  There is a lot of really fascinating stuff in this presentation, so I recommend you look it over if you are interested in where the internet is going.  If you just want to see your favourite internet company – FreshBooks – mentioned alongside Basecamp, writely and kiko … skip to page 35  🙂


about the author

Co-Founder & VP of Operations, FreshBooks Levi is a professional engineer with a BEng from the University of Victoria. Before co-founding FreshBooks as the VP of Operations, Levi managed projects at Apex Systems Integrators Inc., where his clients included Canadian Tire, Nestlé and Parmalat. Levi’s long term goals include: never losing the contest to wear shorts to the office for as long as humanly possible, some day growing back his mullet he had in the eighties and getting on the jumbotron at the Raptors game at least once a year.