It's the last newsletter of the year and the perfect opportunity for a top 10 trends list for 2020.
POD OF THE WEEK: Another good one pulled from Y-Combinator’s Startup School (40,000 founders attended!). The first half is a great breakdown on the makeup of great leaders
POD OF THE WEEK: To add on to number 8 above. Users tinkering in their homes is often overlooked as a primary source of innovation.
BONUS: This is super exciting from the ever-entertaining team at CB Insights who make the observation that the term “Super Excited” has quadrupled over the last 4 years in Earning Calls.
POD OF THE WEEK: From Y-Combinator: Why fundraising is different in Silicon Valley
BONUS: Just raised a bunch of money? Sweet! As an add on to the podcast below, Y-Combinator provides great guidance on How Much Should You Spend After Fundraising