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Startup Digest Reading List - Facebook’s Bad Week, Concentration Risk in Fintech, State of VC

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Startups & Tech

A curated list of the top stories in technology, startups, and venture capital.

Gm ☀️Two quick personal updates: 
  • I’ll be speaking at the upcoming Solana Breakpoint conference in November. If you’ll be around it would be great to say hi.
  • My partner at Race Capital, Edith Yeung, had a cover story in Business Insider about her seed investments in two Decacorns (FTX and Solana), check it out! 
Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners. More about me.

🗞️ Tech News Last Week
🤔 Deep Dive Posts
  • A great technical description on how and why Facebook went down for so long.
  • An exploration of concentration risk within financial infrastructure companies. 
  • CB Insights published their quarterly State of Venture Capital report. Pretty awesome to see that of the biggest deals in venture, Race Capital, was involved with two of them: FTX and Databricks.
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Chris McCann Chris McCann - General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners
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