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The Investment Memo

VC evaluation of seed-stage startups can seem arbitrary or imitative at times. Internally, the scarcity of tangible business metrics – product usage or revenue multiples for example – can make an investment decision feel daunting. Presented with various unknowns from any one pitch, VCs often lack an existing information infrastructure to examine in forming an […]


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The Great Voice Consolidation

Speech is our fastest natural means of communicating. Until we’re all chipped and can talk in wordless brainwaves like Professor X, voice is the human ceiling for external command and expression. With a new market emerging around advances in neural network recognition of vocal inputs, efficiency may well be the core advantage that drives user […]


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The Blockchain: Ending Data Hacks

Remember when we were scared to buy things online? It wasn’t all that long ago when we swiped plastic cards in person for everything we bought, Black Friday meant toe-to-toe battles with every other holiday shopper in the mall, and the thought of entering your personal financial info into a website to buy something terrified many […]