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Digest #35 | Post-Pandemic Edtech Trends, A New Wave of Emission Platforms, and more
Aug 1st – August 7th, 2021
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Investment Themes, Theses & Outlooks
Edtech, “Post” Pandemic: 3 Trends Here to Stay (Mercedes Bent, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Deep Dive: Entering a New Phase of the Creator Economy (Adriel Bercow & Eddie Chan, K50 Ventures)
The Case for Credit Unions (Anish Acharya & Seema Amble, A16Z)
Industry Developments & Analyses
What’s Driving A New Wave of Carbon & Emissions Platforms? (Eileen Waris, Associate @ Energize Ventures)
Crypto: Parallels to Packet Switching (Albert Wenger, MP @ USV)
Faster, simpler, better: The delivery Olympics (Parvathi Nair, Analyst @ Sequoia Capital India)
5 Lessons from China's Internet Companies (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Case Studies and Best Practices for Operating
All Wedges Are Not Created Equal (Nikhil Basu Trivedi, GP @ Footwork)
⚖️ Operating leverage. ⚖️ (Alex Taussig, Partner @ Lightspeed)
What Startups Need (And Don’t Need) In Their Series A Data Room (Lacey Wisdom, Tim Wang & Nihal Meta, Eniac Ventures)
Unlocking “Disruptive Power” For Your Marketplace (James Currier, GP @ NFX)
Leaving Well (Fred Wilson, GP @ USV)
Rawlsian Philosophy Revisited (Joe Lonsdale, GP @ 8VC)
Dots, Not Lines (Michael Dempsey, GP @ Compound)
Sticking With The Plan (Fred Wilson, GP @ USV)
Truth, Status, and Tribes (Erik Torenberg, Partner @ Village Global)
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