Digest #20 | Future of Climate Tech Startups, A New Marketplace Wave, and more
April 18th – 24th
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Investment Themes, Theses, and Outlooks
The Growth and Future of Climate Tech Startups in Europe (Ines Streimelweger, Investor @ Creandum)
A new marketplace wave. (Alex Taussig, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Retail Investing 3.0 (Jay Drain Jr., Associate @ Maven Ventures)
What is the Open Data Ecosystem and Why it’s Here To Stay (Casber Wang, VP @ Sapphire Ventures)
Industry Developments and Analyses
How cloud has won: The state of the market in 2021 (Evgenia Plotnikova, Partner @ Dawn Capital)
No Taxation Without Innovation: The Rise Of Tax Startups (Ashley Paston, Principal @ Bain Capital Ventures)
Disparities in Hospice Care (Sherman Leung, AlleyCorp and Dan Arteaga)
Through the Eyes of an Insurance Incumbent (John Kim, MP @ Brewer Lane)
The power shift from publishers to personalities (Josh Constine, Principal @ SignalFire)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
Questions to ask a prospective VC in a get-hitched-quick market (Micah Rosenbloom, Partner @ Founder Collective)
The future of SaaS pricing isn’t one-size-fits-all (Julie Kainz and David Arndt, Dawn Capital)
The Inevitability of UiPath (Mario Gabriele, Founder @ The Generalist)
What is a “Prepared Mind” and why does it matter? (Rick Zullo, GP @ Equal Ventures)
The Case for Universal Creative Income (Li Jin, MP @ Atelier Ventures)
The New Frontier of Belonging (Tina He, Investor @ Pace Capital)
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