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👩 Getting startup culture right; Why angel investing is a bad idea; The Recreationalist; A guide to crushing enterprise sales
This is issue No. 94 and the last issue had a 49% open rate. The top two articles from last week's issue were:
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For those that are planning to attend any of our events in San Francisco or New York this week, I am so excited to finally meet a bunch of you!
Diversity VC and SVB published the Diversity in UK Venture Capital 2019 report. Turns the representation of women in venture is increasing but just 8% of UK VCs know what it's like to work at a startup. How technology empowers a new generation of working moms. Hackernoon and “Women in VC” launch She.VC. ‘Airbnb mafia’ fund Wave Capital closed its debut fund with $55 million. The Sociology of brand: Why traditional VC isn’t suited for DTC apparel retail. What the VC landscape is really like for Latin America’s female founders. Serena Williams' path from tennis star to VC tycoon.
From the Investor.
☁️This week, I published a Guide to Crushing Enterprise Sales - a list of external resources to demystify the process of selling enterprise software.
Why angel investing is a bad idea. — Louise Samet, Partner at Blossom Capital
How brands can do a better job of diversifying their marketing mix, and thoughts on the viability of brands that start direct-to-consumer. — Robin Li, Principal at GGV Capital
Diligencing your investor — a checklist for founders. — Elicia McDonald, Investor at AirTree Ventures
Five must-haves to build a successful beauty company. — Camille Kriebitzsch, Principal at Eutopia VC
Taking the mystery out of enterprise partnerships: A step-by-step guide to supporting business and product development. — Shruti Kothari, Director at Kaiser Permanente Ventures
Busineses are built by people not KPI’s. The importance of building non-transactional human relationships of trust and why you should start every conversation with a personal check-in before discussing business. — Angela Tran Kingyens, General Partner at VersionOne Ventures
From the Founder & Operator.
I am a huge fan of the athletic apparel company Outdoor Voices and shared my views on the company with the Thingtesting community last year. OV is soon launching The Recreationalist, an online resource for recreation that "showcases the variety of crazy-cool things that people are doing". The New York Times followed its founder Ty Haney, the queen of #Doingthings, around for a week and published her work diary. 🎾🐶⛰️
The biggest consumerisation trends in healthcare. — Heather Fernandez, Co-Founder and CEO at Solv
Getting startup culture right. — Alison Eastaway, Head of People at Sqreen
How to create a tracker like the GitHub contribution graph with Node.js and Google Sheets. — Anne-Laure Le Cunff, Founder of Ness Labs
Learnings and advice on how to maintain trust and high-performance in distributed and remote startup teams. — Ally Maringola, Head of Operations at SnapTravel
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July 16th San Francisco Femstreet Meet-up
July 17th London HKT X DAYE HEALTH - Breakfast Series
July 17th London Know Your Worth: Getting Paid and Negotiating by Vestpod
July 18th New York Femstreet Meet-up
July 18th London VC Grind with Samaipata
July 18th London Young VC Dinner at The Groucho Club
July 18th Paris Test the next 5OinTech matchmaking feature
July 20th Webinar Breaking Into Venture Capital, SoGal Ventures
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Sarah Nöckel, Founder / Editor in Chief
@femstreet & B2B SaaS Investor @dawncapital
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