Digest #33 | Billion-Dollar Startups on Zoom, Post-Pandemic Restaurant Trends, and more
July 18th – July 24th, 2021
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Investment Themes, Theses & Outlooks
Five Reasons Why Zoom is the Next Big Platform to Launch Billion-Dollar Startups (Jim Scheinman, MP @ Maven Ventures)
These Covid-Era Restaurant Trends Will Stick Around (Brianne Kimmel, MP @ Worklife Ventures)
Industry Developments & Analyses
Making Healthcare a 24/7 Affair (Vishal Vasishth, MD @ Obvious Ventures)
The Age Of AI In Commerce: Have We Achieved One-To-One Customer Engagement At Last? (Scott Friend, Partner @ Bain Capital Ventures)
Global water crises unleash tsunami of watertech (Kimberly Zou & Sophie Purdom, Climate Tech VC)
The inevitable rise of concert streaming (Josh Constine, Principal @ SignalFire)
Hip Hop, Blogs and NFTs: Unbundling, remixing, and reintegrating Media (Jarrod Dicker, VC @ TCG, et. al)
Unpacking Interchange and its $100B+ Effect on Fintech (Dave Mullen, Investor @ SVB Capital)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
The SaaS Org Chart (David Sacks, GP @ Craft Ventures)
The Bad Marriage Problem (Fred Wilson, GP @ USV)
Trillion-Dollar Leadership: An Inside Look at Jeff Bezos & Eric Schmidt (James Currier, GP @ NFX)
Rappi: LATAM's Super App (Mikal Khoso, Investor @ Wavemaker)
👯TikTok (Ali Abouelatta, First1000)
The Philosopher- Entrepreneur (Reid Hoffman, Partner @ Greylock)
The History of the Dot Com Era (Josh Elman, ex-GP @ Greylock)
Forever Hold Your Peace (Mike Solana, VP @ Founders Fund)
Uncertainty and Inflection Investing (Kevin Stevens, Principal @ Energize Ventures)
Infinity Revenue, Infinity Possibilities (Packy McCormick, Not Boring)
Customers as Owners (Tanay Jaipuria, PM @ Instagram)
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