Hi Startup Digesters,
This is the last edition of this year’s Startup Digest - I hope you’ll enjoy a warm and relaxing holiday season, surrounded by the dear ones (as long as the covid-19 tier rules allow you to). Some readings and events coming up - if you haven’t signed up for it yet, The Debut Sessions
‘ live pitching event will take place on the 15th of December - great opportunity to learn more about fundraising and see companies pitch live for a £100K term sheet from Ascension Ventures. Hola if you’re attending ;)
The next decade of innovation of audio
will likely be as productive and valuable that of messaging, video, and other media to date. Are you planning to build the next Airbnb? Check out this read
from Yannick Oswald.
While 2010–2020 has been the era in which SaaS achieved B2B mass adoption and large IPOs (Atlassian, Dropbox, Slack, Zoom etc.), the next decade
will be for B2B marketplaces to play catch-up.
“Being a CEO is the most difficult and important role. Building a successful organisation, developing cutting-edge technology, delivering competitive software at a global scale: this plethora of activities each brings its own challenges.” Read more about how to be an exceptional CEO
from Karolina Kukielka of Inreach Ventures.
Have you missed the launch of the State of European Tech
report by Atomico? Find out all about the most cited challenges reported by founders, the funding gap and the most exciting companies in Europe in 2020.
Lastly, are you ready for your holiday shopping? Station F
put together your must haves for gifts this year! Check it out
Until next year,