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Digest #47 | The Future of Money, Why this time the metaverse is different, and more
Oct 24th – 30th, 2021
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Investment Themes, Theses & Outlooks
The Future Of Money: A Complete Revolution (Matt Harris, Partner @ Bain Capital Ventures)
Why this time around, the metaverse is different (Mercedes Bent, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Making Financial Services Easy to Code (Angela Strange, Tomicah Tillemann, James Rathmell, Anish Acharya, & Sumeet Singh, A16Z)
The Global Buy Now Pay Later Boom (Henry O’Brien & Charles Lucas, Zayn Capital)
Industry Developments & Analyses
🌏 The Climate Capital Stack (Kim Zou & Sophie Purdom, Climate Tech VC)
Daily Consumer #16 - Q3 Earnings Recap (Damir Becirovic, Principal @ Index)
What’s Next for Creator Platforms? Learning to Sell (Nathan Baschez, Founder @ Every for A16Z Future)
The Obstacles To Value-Based Care (Nikhil Krishnan, Founder @ Out-Of-Pocket)
Throughlines (Part I) (Rex Woodbury, Principal @ Index)
Operator Interviews, Case Studies & Best Practices
Here’s how to stop churn (Kyle Poyar, Partner @ OpenView)
To make the right hire, start with the outcomes (Dipanjan Sengupta & Swati Khanna, for Sequoia Capital India)
The Hiring Myth Startups Are Told (Elizabeth Weil, MP @ Scribble VC)
Freshworks and the Globalization of SaaS (Tanay Jaipuria, PM @ Instagram)
🏫 Lambda School (Ali Abouelatta, Founder @ First1000)
Am I Too Late? (Hootan Radhidifard, Principal @ Canaan)
Navigating Your Partner Relationships (David Beisel, Partner @ NextView)
Building Tomorrow’s Boardroom, Today — Part III (Nicole North, Talent Partner @ Lightspeed)
A Tech Millionaire’s Guide To Philanthropy (Hunter Walk, GP @ Homebrew)
Why Founders Have No Clue How They Raised (Or Failed To) (Charlie O'Donnell, GP @ Brooklyn Bridge Ventures)
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