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Mattermark Daily – Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

From the Investors

Aaron Harris of Y Combinator highlight the key motivations and structures of each of the types of investors you are likely to encounter in “Investors and Their Incentives

Annie Kadavy of CRV and Harry Stebbings of 20 Minute VC discuss why bots are the new black, conversational interface is the next wave for consumerization and more in “20VC: Annie Kadavy” (podcast)

Phin Barnes of First Round Capital argues that passing the mic is usually the shortest path to the best meetings in “Want to Run Great Meetings?

Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures clears the air on the elevation of Albert and Andy to managing partners and the he is not retiring in “USV 2016

Brad Feld of Foundry Group finds that if you can change the way your company functions in the context of a crisis in a positive way, you can actually get some value out of the crisis in “Don’t Waste A Crisis

Zach Aarons of MetaProp NYC joins angel investor Dave Lerner to discuss all things real estate tech – history, trends, companies and predictions – in Venture Studio Episode 28 (podcast)

From the Operators

Henry Ward of eShares answers the top questions about being a better manager in “A Manager’s FAQ

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Lincoln Murphy of Winning by Design says most companies have everything backwards, focusing too much on the initial sale at the expense of Customer Lifetime Value growth in “Visualizing the Importance of Customer Success

Jeanette Head of Atomic Object realizes creating software is an emotional process for the team members who all want to see it succeed, and this can create tension in “How to Pick Your Battles on a Software Team

John Saddington of Pinpoint shares some super-practical thoughts on optimizing “coming soon” pages in “Simple Optimizations Can Create Profound Results

Nishika de Rosairo of dE ROSARIO interviewed Rimma Boshernitsan to uncover three ways to enable human connection in business in “Ask An Entrepreneur

Joah Spearman of Localeur responds as an Austin founder & CEO to Fred Wilson’s recent post calling New York a second-tier market and Austin a third-tier market in “Two Truths & a Lie: A Venture Capital Game

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