I reached out two weekends ago to some friends to ask how I can be a better ally for them. Mosts of my business contacts are in tech and are across the country from here in Seattle to Atlanta and New Orleans. Like you, I’m used to taking action and in these times it’s hard to know how best to be helpful to those friends. I found a great document from Cameron Hough that was helpful for me.
Here are some headlines and trends that I’ve been following.
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has long been a problem in the venture capital and startup world. We’ve seen some changes over the last 5+ years as it’s went from a topic that was acknowlded to something more regularly talked about but hadn’t changed. Now
What are your remote work plans as you re-open. You’ll find a survey below from NfX on plans after the shelter in place restrictions are lifted. They also address founder sentiment, changes in valuations and due diligence via zoom.
What will change in the funding markets as we come out of a pandemic? ZoomInfo had their IPO and doubled in price since the open. It’s the first post-covid IPO. What does that mean for the M&A market?