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Startups & Tech - Issue #187: Frameworks for Downturns, Realized Returns, and 2022 Crypto Trends

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Startups & Tech

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

GM. Three personal updates for this week:
  1. I’ll be on Twitter Spaces with Dylan Macalinao, the founder of Saber, today at 3pm PST
  2. Proud to be a helpful VC.
  3. Love this Flag Monke this artist created for Race Capital 🏎💨
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Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital. More about me.

🗞️ Interesting Reads
  • Crypto markets crashed ~50% from peak to trough. While this is a common occurrence in crypto, here are some frameworks to think about downturns. 
  • Microsoft is acquiring Activision Blizzard for $69B, the biggest tech deal of all time.
  • A look at the big tech questions / trends for 2022.
  • Product market fit is a series of asking and answering questions.
  • Realized return > Unrealized return in the world of venture. 
  • What to watch for crypto in 2022 - I’m also quoted with my own personal thoughts in this article.
  • Will AWS become a dumb pipe? (similar to what happened to the telecom companies).
🔥 Startup Jobs
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Chris McCann Chris McCann - General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners
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