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Recursive Publishing

A force to be reckoned with

Mar 31, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Finding Power: How To Do Market Analysis

A step-by-step process for uncovering the power dynamics that govern any industry

Jul 20, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Three Shorts: Fast’s 1b valuation, McPlant’s power move, and Apple’s disruptive M1 chip

Hello! Welcome to Three Shorts, a recurring series where I unpack the strategy behind the news in as few bullet points as possible.Enjoy!Fas

Nov 11, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Three Shorts: Instagram, Spotify, Substack

The strategy behind the news, in as few bullet points as possible

Nov 18, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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healthOS

Apple is building an operating system for health

Jun 12, 2020

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Year Two

A messy slog that changed everything for me

2 Jan 21, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Will DAOs replace Corporations?

Or, how NounsDAO plans to take over the world

Sep 21, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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Peloton’s Next Move: Become a Platform

Opening up to external content is the only way to ensure durability, scalability, and defensibility.

1 Feb 26, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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“The value chain” is the DNA of business

An introduction to one of Michael Porter’s most enduring frameworks

Jan 8, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Trade-offs are your friend

You probably can't have your cake and eat it too. But that's just fine.

Dec 31, 2019 by Nathan Baschez

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Quibi Will Be A Multi-Billion Dollar Company

Short-form premium video is here to stay.

Apr 6, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Understanding the Covid-19 Recession

What happens when an economy holds its breath?

Mar 27, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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The Infinite Article

How close are we to having a personal AI that can write the perfect thing just for us?

2 Sep 28, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Sahil’s Second Act

Gumroad’s founder shares what he’s learned about strategy, product, and growth.

Jan 9, 2020 by Nathan Baschez

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Status as a Disservice

The blue check fiasco reveals a shallow understanding of how status motivates participation in social networks. Here is a deeper look.

Nov 9, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Twitter as a City-State

The Argument for Democracy in Cyberspace

1 Apr 30, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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The Boy Who Cried Unicorn

Rating my predictions from 2020: what worked, what didn’t, and what I learned along the way

Apr 26, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Introducing Divinations

A new conduit for knowledge of business strategy

Dec 12, 2019 by Nathan Baschez

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Spotify’s Upcoming “Open Access Platform” is as Surprising as it is Awesome

I hope it becomes a new paradigm for the creator economy

7 May 1, 2021 by Nathan Baschez

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The Product Wedge: How To Scope Your Initial Product

How and why early-stage startups sacrifice power for growth

Jul 16, 2021 by Nathan Baschez and Austin Langlinais

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Twitter Is Fragmenting

The future of social networks is in smaller communities

Jul 12, 2023 by Nathan Baschez

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Book Review: Slouching Towards Utopia

The origins of economic progress, and what comes next

1 Sep 7, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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Is Axie Infinity a Ponzi Scheme?

To Axie Infinity And Beyond!

Dec 17, 2021 by Nathan Baschez and Ryan Broderick

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Technology Waves and How to Ride Them

Advice for Generalist Founders

Nov 16, 2022 by Nathan Baschez

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What good is strategy right now?

A conflict of interest

Jun 5, 2020 by Nathan Baschez