Digest #31 | The LatAm Opportunity, NFT Wave, Mental Model for Crypto, and more
July 4th – July 10th, 2021
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Investment Themes, Theses, and Outlooks
The Latin American Startup Opportunity (Sonya Huang and Doug Leone, Sequoia Capital)
Are We Oversubscribed? (Aubrie Pagano, GP @ Alpaca VC)
Everyone Is An Investor: The Financialization of Culture (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Field Study: Making Sense of the NFT Wave (David Goldberg, GP @ Alpaca VC)
Industry Developments and Analyses
My Mental Model for the World of Crypto (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Redpoint)
Betting On The Price Of Carbon (Fred Wilson, Partner @ USV)
New Car Inventory is Going to Remain Tight (Gene Munster, MP @ Loup Ventures)
New: Private Equity buying renewables developers (John Tough, MP @ Energize Ventures)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
Pricing for your Audience with Reggie Yativ, CRO and COO of Agora (Anoushka Vaswani, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Robinhood S-1 Teardown (Tanay Jaipuria, PM @ Instagram)
The 23 Rules of Storytelling For Fundraising (James Currier, GP @ NFX)
Global Warming Ate My Homework (Michael Solana, VP @ Founders Fund)
Midyear reviews at a VC firm (John Tough, MP @ Energize Ventures)
We Don’t Talk Enough About Money In Silicon Valley, Revisited (Hunter Walk, GP @ Homebrew)
The Marketplace of Ideas is Rigged (Erik Torenberg, GP @ Village Global)
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