From the Investors
Ben Hayes of Startupbootcamp discusses the future of wearables and argues that the category has outgrown its ‘wearable’ tag in “Building the Next Generation of Connected Devices”
Elisa Schreiber of Greylock Partners collects the thoughts of her investment partners in “What Surprised Us in 2016. And What We’re Excited for in 2017.”
Kim-Mai Cutler of Initialized Capital talks with Justin Bedecarre of HelloOffice about what 2017 holds for the office market and how founders should plan around it in “The Outlook For Bay Area Startup Office Space in 2017”
Denali Tietjen of Rough Draft Ventures prompts first time founders to think creatively and critically before fundraising in “Answer These Important Questions Before Fundraising”
Lauren Loktev, Kanyi Maqubela, and Craig Shapiro of Collaborative Fund offer advice on how to operate a business, build a team, and find interesting new investments in “Invest Like the Best, EP.19” (podcast)
From the Operators
Josh Muccio of The Pitch launches his new season of The Pitch, “kinda like Shark Tank, but for smart people”, where real investments happen and listeners get to follow the same five investors throughout the twelve episode season in “Teamable (Season 2, Episode 1)” (podcast)
Paul Yokota of Animoto reflects on the role of intuition in product management, how to balance data with vision, and how to communicate decisions to key stakeholders in “Intuition is Product Management” (podcast)
Sabrina Gordon of Intercom describes how PMs can leverage their customer support teams to improve their products in “Does Your Support Team Know More About Your Product Than You Do?”
Andy Sparks assembles a list of reference pitch decks for founders to view when building their own in “All the Public Startup Pitch Decks in One Place”
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