Digest #69 | Web3 Opportunities, NFT Minting, Software Startup Heuristics & more
Mar 27th – April 2nd | Insights from M25, A16Z, Homebrew, Haystack, and others
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Investment Themes, Theses, & Outlooks
Web3 Use Cases & Opportunities (Abhinaya Konduru, VC @ M25)
Industry Developments & Analyses
The NFT Mint ‘Sweet Spot’: Data on Early Decisions (Darren Matsuoka, Partner @ A16Z Crypto)
Making Yield Farming Accessible (Abhishek Maran, VC @ Folklore Ventures)
The Internet Killed Mainstream Culture (Rex Woodbury, Partner @ Index)
🌍 CTVC’s Climate Capital List (Kim Zou & Sophie Purdom, Climate Tech VC)
Guides, Case Studies, and Best Practices for Operating
A Good Investor Can Help You Close Candidates. (Hunter Walk, GP @ Homebrew)
Define Your Customer (Dez Fleming, VC @ FirstMark)
The Five Pillars for Building an Effective Community (Casey Renner, Partner @ OpenView)
The Great Resignation: Strategies to Retain Your Top Talent (Cindy Gordon for Insight)
Top Three Reasons a Candidate Will Reject You—And What You Can Do About It (Steve Melia, Partner @ OpenView)
Software Startup Heuristics (Aashay Sanghvi, Principal @ Haystack)
The Current Financial Thing (Packy McCormick, GP @ Not Boring)
Competing To Win Deals (Fred Wilson, GP @ USV)
The Renegades of Venture Capital (Kyle Harrison, ex-Principal @ Index)
Deep Roots (Morgan Housel, Partner @ Collaborative Fund)
Beating the Market(David Beisel, GP @ NextView)
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