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Venture capital patterns and mental models

This is basically cliff’s notes for venture capital. “Venture Patterns catalogs the best of what other startups and venture capitalists have figured out. Don’t reinvent the wheel. Since there are recurring patterns in how to build and run startups and […]

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The medium post is the message

Alex Danco (I’ve become a big fan of his) expands on the famous quote “the medium is the message” by way of an illustrative example from venture capital. “VC content marketing has evolved from hot towards cool media formats (and […]

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Venture returns with Abe Othman of AngelList

“If you miss the best-performing seed investment, you will eventually be outperformed by someone who blindly invests in every credible deal.” This data-driven analysis of investment returns paints a vivid picture. However, executing the strategy requires a good definition of credible […]

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Money out of nowhere

Venture capital hotshot Bill Gurley wrote this post earlier this year. “How internet marketplaces unlock economic wealth.” What will the next marketplace be? Let me know if you’re working on one! | learn more

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Internet trends 2019

This annual report from venture capital star Mary Meeker came out about a month ago and I finally had time to flip through it this week. If you haven’t yet, it’s worthwhile! | learn more