Digest #16 | Shopify for Creators, Post-Pandemic Family Opportunities, and more
March 21st – 27th
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Investment Themes, Theses, and Outlooks
Shopify for Creators (Beata Klein, Associate @ Creandum)
The Post-Pandemic Family (Nikhil Basu Trivedi, ex-GP @ Shasta)
Five Startup Ideas #027 (Mario Gabriele, The Generalist)
Industry Developments and Analyses
Firehose #185: ☀️ Climate invariants. ☀️ (Alex Taussig, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Demo Experience Platforms — A Primer (Astasia Myers, Investor @ Redpoint)
How Apple Can Own I/O to Own the Universe (Byrne Hobart, Writer @ The Diff)
What People Misunderstand About The Creator Economy (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Why insurtech enablers are fairy godmothers (Clara Ricard, Analyst @ Balderton)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
Good vs. Great Leaders (James Currier, GP @ NFX)
Creandum Series A Deck Template (Peter Specht, Principal @ Creandum)
This GTM-Leader-Turned-Investor Crowdsources Early Lessons From Stripe, Figma and More (First Round Capital)
VC Market Dislocation: The Fundamentalists vs The End Marketers (Semil Shah, GP @ Haystack)
The Excess of Everything: The Markets Unrelenting Supply Creation Machine (John Street Capital)
Narratives and hype in verticals (Tanay Jaipuria, Fellow @ Rough Draft)
a16z Slack Debate: Breakout Marketplace Companies and Categories (a16z)
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