Digest #30 | 10 VCs Share What to Watch in Crypto, Emerging Markets Investment Opportunities and more
June 27th – July 3rd, 2021
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Investment Themes & Market Analyses
What to Watch in Crypto (Mario Gabriele, The Generalist)
Investing in Emerging Markets Startups (Mikal Khoso, Investor @ Wavemaker Partners)
Investing in Robotics: What Drives Defensibility? (Rob May, GP @ PJC.vc)
Quantifying the physical risk of climate change (Sam Smith-Eppsteiner, Partner @ Innovation Endeavors)
Exit Multiples on the Rise (Kevin Stevens, Principal @ Energize Ventures)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
Traits of unicorn founders (Johan Brenner, GP @ Creandum)
Jessica Alba, Howard Akumiah, & Max Levchin: Lessons Learned on their Journeys to Exit (Mercedes Bent, Partner @ Lightspeed)
🍣Snackpass: The Pickup Artist (Ali Abouelatta, First1000)
Building Products at Slack (Ken Norton, ex-GV)
Seven lessons I learned in six years at Uber (Brent Willess, Investor @ Founder Collective)
How to Work Hard (Paul Graham, Founder @ Y Combinator)
On Funding — The Denominator Effect (Mark Suster, GP @ Upfront Ventures)
Asking the Right Questions (Rick Zullo, GP @ Equal Ventures)
Innovation in the Financial Markets: Seventy Years of Hedge Funds (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Redpoint)
2 1/2 Angel Investing Mistakes You Can Easily Avoid (Hunter Walk, GP @ Homebrew)
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