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Digest #29 | DeFi-ing traditional finance, Earth observation, and more
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Investment Themes, Theses, and Outlooks
DeFi-ing the rules of traditional finance (Natalie Luu, Partner @ Lightspeed)
The Three C’s of EdTech (Hillary Bush, MBA Associate @ Founder Collective)
Industry Developments and Analyses
🌍 Zooming out on Earth observation & intelligence (Sophie Purdom & Kimberly Zou, Climate Tech VC)
iBuyers Can Manage Macro Risks (Gene Munster & David Stokman, Loup Ventures)
No taxes, no algorithms: Why creators deserve websites (Josh Constine, Principal @ SignalFire)
Enterprise Blockchain — Worth the Hype? (Jake Tauscher, Investor @ G2VP)
A Primer on Prediction Markets (Erik Torenberg, Partner @ Village Global)
A Look Back at Q1 '21 Public Cloud Earnings (Jamin Ball, Partner @ Altimeter Capital)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
An insider’s advice on how to approach influencers (Brittany Brody, Investor @ Founder Collective)
6 Product Frameworks From the Inventor of the iPod, iPhone & Nest (Pete Flint, GP @ NFX)
Unicorn Market Cap, June 2021 (Almost Post-Pandemic Edition) (Elad Gil, Angel Investor)
What China’s Soul Tells Us About the Future of the Social Internet (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Four ways that VCs evaluate startup pitches (David Frankel, MP @ Founder Collective)
Customer-Based Valuation (Tanay Jaipuria, Instagram)
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