Digest #55 | 2022 Predictions, B2B Cross-Border Payments, Web3 Renaissance, and more
Dec 19th–25th | Insights from Footwork, Bessemer, NEA, Motivate VC, and others
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2022 Outlooks & Investment Themes
The next big thing in 2022 is... (Nikhil Basu Trivedi, GP @ Footwork)
Consumer Predictions for 2022 (Alexandra Sukin, VC @ Bessemer)
2022 Perspectives: what’s top of mind for trailblazing GPs (Ann Bordetsky, Partner @ NEA)
The big ideas that fintech will tackle in 2022 (A16Z Team)
Community-Owned Culture: How Web3 is changing music, fashion, art, sports, and more (Steven Cook, VC @ Chicago Ventures)
Industry Developments & Analyses
An Intro to B2B Cross-Border Payments (Jackson Bubala, VC @ Motivate VC)
M&A Powering Up: The 3 Types of Deals In The New Energy Economy (John Tough, MP @ Energize)
🌎 2021’s year of climate by the headlines (Kim Zou & Sophie Purdom, Climate Tech VC)
The Stakeholder Economy & The Prospects Of Collective Ownership (Scott Belsky, Angel Investor)
The Web3 Renaissance: A Golden Age for Content (Li Jin, GP @ Variant)
The Web3/Crypto/Metaverse Ecosystem Guide — From the Minds of Lightspeed (Mercedes Bent, Partner @ Lightspeed)
Guides, Case Studies, & Best Practices for Operating
ScaleUp Handbook: Preparing for an IPO (Mark Botros & Byron Lichtenstein, Insight)
The Breakout Tech Startup Of 2021: OpenSea (Semil Shah, GP @ Haystack)
2021 Observations (Aashay Sanghvi, Principal @ Haystack)
Accelerating waves in technology (Sam Cash, VC @ Project A Ventures)
Shower Thoughts (Sajith Pai, Director @ Blume Ventures)
Rorschach (Mike Solana, VP @ Founders Fund)
Software Multiple Corrections: Time is a Natural Form of Diversification (John Tough, MP @ Energize)
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