big ideas

On battery recycling and the future

JB Straubel, the Tesla co-founder and former CTO, is deep in the battery recycling game. Historically recycling compliance for batteries has been low, but that must change as the volume keeps increasing. “Why Amazon and Panasonic are betting on this […]

tech, startups, internet

The bull case for Opendoor

I’ve been casually following Opendoor since they were just a tiny startup buying and selling houses in Arizona. Now they’re about to go public via a SPAC at a $4.8 billion valuation. Here’s the bull case for “the Amazon of […]

teaching the kids

What are microschools?

“Microschools, also known as pandemic pods due to their rise in popularity as a result of COVID-19, are small groups of families or friends, usually no more than 10, who meet in person to be taught daily by a single […]

thoughts of food

The Oatly story

“Oatly doesn’t think like the rest. They’ve been around for 20 years as a Swedish company fighting for attention. Last week, the oat milk company raised $200mm at a $2bn valuation. This is a lesson on creativity and how @oatly […]

better doing

Idea generation

An essay from Sam Altman: “The most common question prospective startup founders ask is how to get ideas for startups. The second most common question is if you have any ideas for their startup.” | learn more