Are direct listings working? What do the data tell us (albeit from a very limited sample)? And what have we learned so far when it comes to direct listings?
Instead of trying to eradicate speculative manias, we should channel investors’ innate affinity for speculation into productive ventures.
Technology is the set of rules that now governs global shifts. The task for builders and technologists is to discover all possibilities contained therein.
Given the emergence of new forms of unpredictability, mathematical indicators that can isolate breakouts and trend shifts are crucial.
The right kind of bubble brings together the right group of people at the right time — it's a coordinating mechanism that can do a surprising amount of good.
How has the overall relationship and divide between academia and industry shifted, especially as the tech industry itself has changed?
Chris Dixon and Fred Wilson discuss the history of the internet and startups, the evolution of capital and infrastructure, and the advent of crypto.
How the concept of network effects was born, diminishing returns and the role of timing or luck, globalization and economies around the world, and much more.
Why is the topic of trade so hard? A big part of it has to do with not seeing the human side of trade, let alone the big picture across time and place.