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The Defense Department gives startups the cold shoulder, Cerebras plots an IPO, and Salesforce stages another layoff

Friday, January 26, 2024

View in browser Top News Shares of IBM soared 13% today to a 10-year high thanks to strong demand for its AI services, which are expected to increase 2024 revenue by 4-6%. Meanwhile, Tesla's stock

Buyout offers at Tiger Global, Ring cordons off the police, and Worldcoin's "orbs" are getting an Apple-like makeover

Thursday, January 25, 2024

View in browser Thank you SO MUCH to everyone who came out to tonight's StrictlyVC event in San Francisco. We had such a blast with the 200 or so of you in attendance. Sincere apologies for the

Apple postpones car plans again, Connie Chan backs out of a16z, and giant robot babies hit the runway

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

View in browser Steel yourselves, local readers. Looks like another atmospheric river is headed toward California next week. Bloomberg calls it a "plume of moisture." Top News Apple has

Palantir's growth slows, Elon Musk's atonement tour, and the ritziest zip code in the U.S. (is not in California)

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

View in browser Today was long.:) Top News The WSJ is reporting that growth at Palantir is slowing due to government agencies doing more comparison shopping. LoanDepot has revealed that hackers stole

Sam Altman's Next Big Thing, a new EV startup from the founder of Lordstown Motors, and 401Ks hit the motherlode

Saturday, January 20, 2024

View in browser Ah, Friday! We're so excited to be seeing a bunch of you next week at our sold-out San Francisco event.:) Two quick items in the meantime. First, we have great news about our second

The most surprising numbers from Reddit's IPO filing, the demise of SoHo house, and an historic moon landing

Friday, February 23, 2024

View in browser Top News Reddit finally filed to go public today and revealed that it paid its CEO, Steve Huffman, $193 million last year. More on the IPO in "People" and "Data"

YouTube micro-influencers are the key to this small business' success

Friday, February 23, 2024

Plus, all the top tips, news & feature updates you need on your social media journey ‌ ‌ ‌ Image Hey folks 👋 Bufferchat is fast becoming the highlight of my week. On Tuesday, dozens of folks joined

 Offsites: Are they worth it?

Friday, February 23, 2024

In a tough market are offsites too spenny? The Ukrainian startup addressing the global housing crisis and the rise of VC secondaries. View in browser Logo - Zoom_flagship (1) Good morning there,

Google hits pause on Gemini’s people pictures

Friday, February 23, 2024

After a diversity initiative proved disastrous, it's time to loosen chatbot guardrails Platformer Platformer Google hits pause on Gemini's people pictures By Casey Newton • 22 Feb 2024 •

Good news! You're in the right place...

Thursday, February 22, 2024

​ You are in the right place at the right time. This is probably one of the best times to build a business. These are 8 of the most profitable opportunities to build cash-flowing businesses on the

SaaS Tribune Weekly - Feb 22

Thursday, February 22, 2024

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71 new Shopify apps for you 🌟

Thursday, February 22, 2024

New Shopify apps hand-picked for you 🙌 Week 7 Feb 12, 2024 - Feb 19, 2024 New Shopify apps hand-picked for you 🙌 What's New at Shopify? 🌱 Checkout preview now available when creating flat shipping

Messi, Inc.

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Being the GOAT has more upside than ever. Lionel Messi's upcoming $200MM fund and incubation studio lays the groundwork for a modern approach to capitalizing on singular talent. ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌ ͏ ‌

The First $100m ARR AI Security Company

Thursday, February 22, 2024

Tomasz Tunguz Venture Capitalist If you were forwarded this newsletter, and you'd like to receive it in the future, subscribe here.​ ​The First $100m ARR AI Security Company​ Palo Alto Networks,

You Are Invited - AMA with Gaurav Vohra, Head of Growth @ Superhuman

Thursday, February 22, 2024

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