CatchThis Blog / Name Reviews


June 10, 2021

Vella, soon to be part of our one-click culture, is, unsurprisingly, on-message.


May 31, 2021

It’s hard to make a financial services company sound young and edgy. But is “young and edgy” really what you want from the people holding your financial future in their hands? The financial services company formerly known as Standard Life Aberdeen is betting that you do. We, however, are not convinced.


May 3, 2021

Given its big portfolio from Big Blue, Kyndryl will enter the marketspace as the fifth largest solution provider in the world. So what’s with this name?


February 17, 2021

This consumer tech startup from OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei is big news. Does the name do it justice, or is it a big, well, nothing?


September 23, 2020

With two ingredients proven to promote relaxation and reduce stress, this functional water is designed to get you far more than 40 winks. But is the name “Driftwell” a dream-come-true, or simply a snoozefest?


July 21, 2020

At a time when joy is hard to come by, Mmhmm is likely to inject a dose of surprise and delight that we all could use, but despite the new brand’s strengths, there are some real issues with its name.


September 19, 2019

News Corp, the mass media conglomerate that owns Dow Jones & Company (publisher of The Wall Street Journal and Barron’s), the New York Post, The Times (of London), Foxtel (Australian TV), HarperCollins, and others, is launching a new news aggregation app and website: Knewz.


July 18, 2019

If you are into (or just currently in) clothes, you may want to try this on for size: Urban Outfitters, Inc. (UO) has just launched Nuuly, a clothing-subscription service. For 88 bucks a month, subscribers can choose 6 items from UO, Anthropologie, Free People, third-party designers and vintage collections—and then swap them out for new […]


July 5, 2019

Did SunTrust and BB&T really make as big of a mistake as the peanut gallery contends with Truist?

Alex Kelley

June 20, 2019

An announcement rocked the tech and astrology worlds this week: Facebook is developing a blockchain-based currency that can be used throughout the platform for e-commerce, the world over. The name? Libra. To acquire Libra, users need to work through a nonprofit, Geneva-based Facebook subsidiary called Calibra—see what they did there with the suggestion that the […]