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An Elon Musk biopic, a massive data breach in Maine, and why the IPO market has gone quiet again 😴

Saturday, November 11, 2023

View in browser First and foremost, thank you, US veterans; we bow to you. Also, it is Friday, and that means (some Fridays?) that we have a StrictlyVC Download for you. This week, we talked with 01

Meta returns to China, Snap restructures, and a look at Humane's highly hyped AI pin

Friday, November 10, 2023

View in browser Top News Mark Zuckerberg's Mandarin lessons really paid off. According to the WSJ, Meta has struck a preliminary deal to sell a new, lower-priced version of its virtual-reality

Zeus goes bust, TikTok's latest matchmaking hack, and it's a bird! It's a plane! It's the world's largest aircraft

Thursday, November 9, 2023

View in browser Top News Meta will require political campaigns to disclose whether their ads use AI. And speaking of Meta, newly released court documents suggest that CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally and

Rivian's new vans plan, Google Bard's new feature, and Coatue reportedly slashes the value of its OpenSea bet by 90%

Wednesday, November 8, 2023

View in browser Top News A former Facebook engineering director testified today before the Senate Judiciary Committee that Meta's top executives (including CEO Mark Zuckerberg) ignored his warnings

WeWork files for Chapter 11, a damning report about Cruise, and a fast look at the giant new fund of "solo GP" Elad Gil

Tuesday, November 7, 2023

View in browser We're beginning to map out our first StrictlyVC evening of 2024! Save the date or even grab your ticket. It's all happening January 24, a Wednesday night, at the beautiful San

This is what a $100M business looks like

Thursday, November 30, 2023

And we know exactly how the founder did it. ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏

Most AI startups are doomed

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Most AI startups are doomed AI Almost all startups formed from post-ChatGPT hype and who specifically label themselves as “AI startups” are doomed. read why here Generative AI for Beginners read The

Keep it simple, stupid.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

micro-SaaS millionaires… ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏ ͏

most promising startups in the world

Thursday, November 30, 2023

meet the companies revolutionizing artificial intelligence, financial services, retail tech and more Meet the World's Most Promising Startups Download the List Hi there, Not every startup is a

[SaaS Club] 7-Year Perseverance to PMF

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Hey Reader I hope you're doing well. Here's a quick round up of what's been going on at SaaS Club: 🎧 Podcast Pointerpro: A 7-Year Journey of Perseverance to Product Market Fit In 2012,

The End of an Era

Thursday, November 30, 2023

​ ​ The End of an Era TOGETHER WITH ​ ​@cristina.spano​ Hey friends! ​ Welcome to The Slice, a weekly curation of cool bootstrapped startups and actionable reads. We've got a tool to help you spend

The Blue-Collar Billionaire

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Hey amigos - this week is all about perseverance… 👷 Larry Janesky image Larry Janesky started out building houses at 18 years old. Then he got into basement repair and eventually built up a portfolio

🗞 What's New: Proven tactics to land 100 users

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Also: Optimizing for voice search! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

2023: not a big fan. 2024: already excited.

Thursday, November 30, 2023

Let's be real: 2023 was one of the worst years for startups in the past decade. Maybe even the worst. ‌ ‌ ‌ Hey there, Let's be real: 2023 was one of the worst years for startups in the past

Unlock “The Power Hour” 😮

Thursday, November 30, 2023

(it'll change your life) , One of the biggest questions I get from people who want to start their first online store is: “How much time will this take?” And it's a really important question!