Haus for Sale: What’s Next for DTC?

DTC Haus For Sale: What’s Next for DTC? The Story: Trendy aperitif startup Haus is entering a forced sale after their Series A investor pulled out of an upcoming round. This is sad. Haus made a big splash when they debuted in 2020 with a $4.5M seed round from some fantastic investors like Shrug Capital…

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The New Space Industry Pt. 1

Building an Economy in Orbit Like most developing economies, the new space economy starts with heavy industry. Rockets. Launch providers are for space in the 21st century what railroads were at the dawn of the California gold rush. They’re unlocking cheap, reliable access to orbit — albeit with the challenges of opening up a new…

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Building Virality

DEEP DIVE Building Virality On the podcast I keep running into startups that haven’t put a cent into sales or marketing but are growing so fast the founders can’t keep up. It’s a good problem to have and one I think we’d all like to share. So I wanted to break down the one feature…

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference WWDC had the internet abuzz yesterday with Apple’s new features. Here’s a recap: Text message editing and ‘undo send’ – but only for 15 min post send Apple Pay Later, a new Buy Now Pay Later service from Apple Share Play: Simultaneous streaming of music and video across devices. Will be…

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Bolt’s Big Plan Backfires

FALLING KNIVES Bolt’s Big Plan Backfires One-click checkout startup Bolt just laid off 185 employees, ~30% of the company In February, founder Ryan Breslow announced Bolt would start issuing personal loans to employees to exercise stock options The move was criticized as highly risky, with the potential to bankrupt employees if Bolt’s ultimate exit valuation…

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Want to meet Just Raised IRL?

EVENTS Want to meet Just Raised IRL? Next week, we’re hosting a live podcast & free happy hour in NYC with the CEO & Co-Founder of Rho, Everett Cook. Rho recently raised a $75M Series B to expand its game-changing fintech. Register free today to join us NEXT Thursday, June 2 at 7pm in NYC by clicking…

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