In Case You Missed It
Here's everything we published this week
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Tech Stocks’ Favorite Lie to Investors: How the LTV/CAC ratio is manipulated to take advantage of retail investors
Evan Armstrong in Napkin Math
Dan Shipper in Superorganizers
Atomic Habits was a best-seller, and James Clear is working on his follow-up. Dan spoke with James about his writing process, how he uses Asana and Google Docs for research and drafting, meeting readers where they are, compressing ideas, the power of positioning, and more. Whether you’re a writer or not [yet], there’s a lot to learn here!
Nat Eliason in Almanack
The Bankification of Bitcoin: El Salvador’s experiment in cryptocurrency proves the dream of decentralized finance remains elusive
Guest post by Cindy Kuang
Sherrell Dorsey and Annaliese Griffin in Free RadicalsBetter Venture, on the history and future of diversity in venture capital. Erika is an award-winning entrepreneur and a PhD candidate at the London School of Economics; Johannes is a lecturer and researcher at the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change. Their book is full of research, data, and interviews with industry insiders such as partners at Kapor Capital, Precursor Ventures, Balderton, Atomico, representatives from AllRaise, Diversity.VC, and the BVCA as well as LPs in big endowments and state funds. This incredible post is full of research, links, and heated discussion about the industry’s biggest secrets and most entrenched problems. We challenge you to read this and not be energized for good.
Nathan Baschez in Divinations
Dan Shipper, Nathan Baschez, and Rachel Jepsen in Talk Therapy
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