Newsletter: 026 | Scotland Bound
Spending the week in Scotland. Drinking water and eating vegetables (or not). It's great traveling abroad, taking in the sights and sounds of a different culture. I find that exposure to new things while traveling always helps to spur ambition and creativity. Any recommendations for things to do while in these parts?
Content We Liked
Article: Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Prepare for an I.P.O. Wave
The New York Times
April 16, 2018
A look at why some VCs expect the strong pace of IPO activity to continue over the next 18-24 months after a fast start in 2018.
Podcast: Shark Tank with Thatcher Bell and Taylor Greene
Invest Like the Best
April 17, 2018
A recording of a one-on-one meeting between a startup founder and a startup investor in the health and wellness space, providing insight into what it's like to pitch to a VC behind closed doors.
Video: New Kids On The Blockchain
April 20, 2018
A preview of a new VICE News episode on blockchain technology.
Content We Created
Infographic: Introduction to the Keep It Simple Security (KISS)
Scannavino Law LLP
April 22, 2018
This post provides a general overview of the Keep It Simple Security (KISS), an agreement used by startups to raise early-stage capital.
Where We'll Be This Week
Nick will be traveling this week.
Thursday, April 26, 2018
45 Bleecker Street
Register for Free Ticket
Zach plans to attend this demo day pitch event hosted by Quake Capital, a VC fund and startup accelerator based in NYC.
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About our Newsletter
We decided to launch a weekly newsletter with the simple goal of cultivating community. Our newsletter covers (1) content relating to the startup industry that we liked from the previous week, giving you something to read, listen to, and watch; (2) content we created during the previous week, keeping you up to date on news and insight from our team; and (3) events and activities we plan to host or attend in the upcoming week, providing our community of clients, partners, and friends an opportunity to share, support, and connect with each other.