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VC Theses #140 | The things AI won't change, Surprising VC Market Data Points, & more
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Investment Themes, Theses, & Outlooks
The Things AI Won’t Change (Doug Clinton, MP @ Deepwater)
The Race to Capture Value: Cloud Lessons for the AI Era (Peter Lauten & David George, A16Z)
AI Trends (Brian Zhan, VC @ CRV)
Industry Developments & Analyses
Surprising Data Points about the Venture Capital Market (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Theory)
The Cloud 100 Benchmarks Report 2023 (Bessemer Team)
Big Tech x Generative AI Q2 Update (Tanay Jaipuria, Partner @ Wing VC)
To Be or Not To Be (A Security) (Lakshmi Prakash, Silicon Bench)
14 Charts on the US Consumer (Turner Novak, GP @ Banana Capital)
Guides, Case Studies, and Best Practices for Operating
The UX decisions that make or break Gen AI (Jake Saper & Jessica Cohen, Emergence)
Board meeting etiquette is undervalued (Sakib Jamal, VP @ Crossbeam)
Every Sales Forecast Call Should Start With These 5 Metrics (Bill Binch, Partner @ Battery)
Don't Talk to Your Competitors' Investors (Chris Neumann, GP @ Panache Ventures)
How Will a Venture Capital Recovery Feel? Observations from 2008 (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Theory)
The Future of Technology Looks a Lot Like...Pixar? (Rex Woodbury, Partner @ Index)
Work-from-Where? (Clint Meyers, Partner @ Revolution)
Embedded Bets and Expected Value (Yoni Rechtman, Principal @ Slow)
Founder vs. Business Model Paradox (Robin Butler, Partner @ Sturgeon Capital)
A Few Stories About Big Decisions (Morgan Housel, Partner @ Collaborative Fund)
The Dance of Expectations: Understanding Founder Pressures in VC (David Paul, MP @ DWP Capital)
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