Digest #25 | Future of Grocery Delivery, The $1Tr Cloud Paradox, and more
May 23rd – 29th, 2021
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Investment Themes, Theses, and Outlooks
The Future of U.S. Grocery Delivery (Roshan Chandna, The Takeoff)
Meeting New Demand with Software (Kevin Stevens, Principal @ Energize VC)
Industry Developments and Analyses
The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox (Sarah Wang and Martin Casado, A16Z)
Transhuman: The Rise of Digital Identities (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Fintech and Regulatory Arbitrage (Tanay Jaipuria, Fellow @ Rough Draft)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
On Going Public: SPACs, Direct Listings, Public Offerings, and Investor Protections (Scott Kupor, MP @ A16Z)
Growth Frameworks For Your Marketplace (Pete Flint, GP @ NFX)
Poparazzi photo app blows up by banning selfies (Josh Constine, Principal @ SignalFire)
FIGS S-1: The DTC Quartet (Jax Vullinghs, Principal @ AirTree)
The Inflationary Forces in Startupland (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Redpoint)
Managing Emotions and Incentives as a VC (Sakib Jamal, VC @ Crossbeam)
New Grads: Midstage Startups Are Your Best First Job in Tech (Hunter Walk, Partner @ Homebrew)
Open Your Eyes. Awesome Developer Advocates Are Hiding in Plain Sight (Nnamdi Iregbulem, Partner @ Lightspeed)
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