Digest #57 | The Great PropCo Opportunity, Top Web3 Sectors by Revenue, & more
Jan 2nd – 8th | Insights from Alpaca, FirstMark, AlleyCorp, Lightspeed, Electric Capital and others
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Investment Themes & Theses
The Great “PropCo” Opportunity (Daniel Fetner & Ryan Freedman, Alpaca VC)
Where are We Headed? Web3 (Part 1) (Dez Fleming, VC @ FirstMark)
Re-designing Emergency Care (Sherman Leung, VC @ AlleyCorp)
2022 Outlooks & 2021 Retrospectives
2022 Predictions: From Masked to the Metaverse (Nicole Quinn, GP @ Lightspeed)
Venture Investing in 2022 (Ali Hamed, Co-founder @ CoVenture)
GPT-3 and 2022 Predictions (Jake Tauscher, VC @ G2VP)
Insurtech Predictions: Insurance, the industry technology forgot to change is now changing (Connor Love, VC @ Lightspeed)
The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2021 (First Round Review)
Industry Developments & Analyses
The Top Sectors of Web3 in 2022 by Revenue (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Redpoint)
Electric Capital Developer Report (2021) (Maria Shen, Partner @ Electric Capital)
The Economics of Creativity: Who Gets Paid and Why (James Currier, GP @ NFX)
What Happens *After* All the Supply Chain Issues? (Aubrie Pagano GP @ Alpaca VC)
What’s the Metaverse? (Part 4 of 7) (Matt Cohen & Dom Lau, Ripple Ventures)
Guides, Case Studies, & Best Practices for Operating
Come for the Tool, Stay for the Exchange: Bootstrapping Liquidity in the Private Markets (David Haber, GP @ A16Z)
Building a Board: What I Wish I Had Known (Ryan Caldbeck, Founder @ CircleUp)
The 3 Levels of Goal Setting That Every Startup Needs (Matt Hoffman & Tania Luna, M13)
Navigating Your Way to a Solid Series A: Part II (Emma Silverman, Principal @ TMV)
The Quick and Dirty Startup Founder’s Compensation Guide (Michael Wolfe, Advisor @ Point Nine)
Predictions Are Useless, But Planning Is Indispensable (Semil Shah, GP @ Haystack)
Right-Click Utilize (Yuan Han Li, VC @ Blockchain Capital)
Performance and Fundraising Progress of Emerging Managers (John Tough, MP @ Energize VC)
VCs with Ignorant Views on Race Have No Place in Venture Capital (Charlie O’Donnell, GP @ Brooklyn Bridge)
It’s Time for Investors to Redefine How We Evaluate Digital Health Startups (Alyssa Jaffee, Partner @ 7wire)
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