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VC Theses #143 | Request for Startups, New Opportunities in AI, & more
Aug 28th–Sept 3rd | Insights from CRV, A16Z, Bessemer, TCV, USV, and others
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Investment Themes, Theses, & Outlooks
Request for Builders: Startups I Would Build Today (Brian Armstrong, CEO @ Coinbase)
The Convergence of Regulation and Innovation in AI Creates New Opportunities (James Green, GP @ CRV)
BarbAIrians at the Gate: The Financial Opportunity of AI (Alex Rampell, GP @ A16Z)
Industry Developments & Analyses
Embracing the Gaming Revolution of Tomorrow (Marco Demeireles, GP @ Ansa)
SaaS IPO window inflection (Janelle Teng, VC @ Bessemer)
The latest in Fintech – A16Z Fintech Newsletter (A16Z Team)
Is 2023 the very best or the very worst time to be investing in AI? (Ryan Shannon, VC @ Radical Ventures)
Growth Equity Enters the AI Debate (TCV Team)
The Next Imaging Revolution in Interventional Cardiology (Earlybird Team)
LatAM's rise, the Camel Context, GenAI Hype and more (Alex Lazarow, ex-Partner @ Cathay Innovation)
Guides, Case Studies, and Best Practices for Operating
CEO 360s (Fred Wilson, GP @ USV)
How to identify your ideal customer profile (ICP) (Lenny Rachitsky)
The 5 SaaS Pricing Mistakes You’re Probably Making (And How to Avoid Them) (Kyle Poyar, Partner @ OpenView)
The Art of Crafting Your Startup's Story (Upgraded) (Abhishek Maran, VC @ Rampersand)
In the Age of AI, Build "Platforms," Not "Products" (Equal Ventures)
Survival Guide to VC Regulations (Chris Harvey, Venture Lawyer)
I, Exponential (Packy McCormick, GP @ Not Boring)
A New Marketing Behemoth Klaviyo : How 7 Key Benchmarks Stack Up in the S-1 (Tomasz Tunguz, MD @ Theory)
3 Takeaways from Instacart’s S-1 (Deepwater Asset Management)
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