Startups & Tech - Issue #204: Investment Pace, Staked ETH, CAC and LTV

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Startups & Tech

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Gm. Despite the bear market, Solana is seeing over 2.4M daily active users across the network. In the long run, usage is more valuable than total-value-locked (TVL) or any other financial metric. 
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Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital. More about me.

🗞️ Interesting Reads
  • VC investors have slowed their investment pace, are not anticipating a quick bounce back, with growth rounds being the hardest hit portion of the market. 
  • The “peg” between staked Ethereum (stETH) and Ethereum (ETH) has deviated from 1:1 leading people to better understand how the primitive works
  • An exploration on the relationship between CAC (cost of acquisition) and LTV (lifetime value) and the payback period between them.
  • A primer on decentralized storage. TLDR the biggest driving use-case (to-date) has been storing NFT files & metadata. 
  • An analysis of token distribution breakdowns across a wide range of projects, helpful for Web3 projects thinking about distribution strategies. 
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