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This is issue No. 96 and the last issue had a 49% open rate. The top two articles from last week's issue were:
Big thanks to those that joined our Summer Social with Dawn Capital in London on Thursday despite the heat. I am currently in the Swedish countryside for a wedding and this issue is slightly shorter than usual. I hope you all have a fantastic Sunday!
This year’s Fortune 500 came out and there were a record-high number of female CEOs leading companies. As of June, 33 of the companies on the ranking of highest-grossing firms will be led by female CEOs for the first time ever.
The Medallia IPO is a family affair: Married Co-founders are one of several startup couples.
There are big opportunities in the era of femtopia.
HSBC Bank announces partnership expansion to US with Women’s Network, AllBright.
Shan-Lyn Ma of the online wedding business Zola on the future of proposals, gift-giving and ceremonies.
From the Investor.
If you love nerding out all things enterprise tech, the NYC based fund Work-Bench is looking for a Head of Content to join their team. After 254 issues and 18K+ readers later, Jessica Lin, GP at Work-Bench shares The Enterprise Weekly Newsletter Story.
5 things about careers (in VC). — Carmen Alfonso Rico, Principal at Samaipata VC
Building a VC Platform: Focus, Test, and Iterate. — Jackie Vouthouris, Head of Platform at Corigin Ventures
Thoughts on Product-Market-Fit. — Elizabeth Yin, GP of Hustle Fund
Youngest woman to take a company public Katrina Lake still uses the word ‘Like’ and here’s why. — Denali Tietjen, Investor at General Catalyst
The challenger bank marketing playbook: virality, community, education & design. — Jackie Vullinghs, Investor at AirTree Ventures
From the Founder & Operator.
How to use a job offer to negotiate with your current boss. — Leah Fessler, Reporter in Residence at Slow Ventures
30 mental models to add to your thinking toolbox. — Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Founder of NessLabs
Navigating change in the world of work. — Sage Franch, CTO of Crescendo Work
4 ways startups can overcome implementation challenges of machine learning. — Shifa Martin, IT sourcing analyst at ValueCoders
A framework on how to find your Co-Founder. — Iba Masood, Co-founder & CEO at Tara AI
July 28th New York Aspire to Her Launch Party
July 30th Palo Alto Brand & Storytelling workshop with Jane VC & Pear VC
July 30th New York SheEO NYC Evening of #RadicalGenerosity
July 30th Online Venture Funding for Female Founders:AMA with Cat Lee
July 30th London Allbright Pitch Day
The SaaS School, a community event hosted by the amazing Brianne Kimmel, is back! Join leading experts from Airtable, Dropbox, Drift, Slack, Twilio and more for a full day of expert talks and office hours in San Francisco on August 14th.
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