Pondering forward on crypto, creators and the local weather
Whats up and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast in regards to the enterprise of startups the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
As is custom on the present, we used the final episode of the 12 months to make predictions in regards to the subsequent 12 months. To proceed an annual custom, Grace and Chris joined Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex on the mic, a uncommon deal with and one merely in your enjoyment. Expectedly, that they had rather a lot to say.
So what did we manifest for 2022? Right here’s a sampling:
- We’re bullish on climate-focused startups: A notable theme from quite a few us was the significance of local weather startups, and what number of varieties of startups are going to have a climate-flavor. Briefly, because the planet adjustments, it’s going to the touch nearly all the pieces. And if sustainability isn’t your complete pitch, it’s going to be at the very least a method quickly sufficient.
- We had a lot to say about crypto: Certain, we’re all a bit uninterested in speaking crypto, however there’s additionally no probability that we might get away from the subject when contemplating subsequent 12 months. The basic stress between reinvention and regulation continues to be a dynamic all of us care about, and predict might be full pressure over the subsequent twelve months.
- We’re not almost as bullish on media: The Buzzfeed SPAC had a few of us bummed out, however when it got here to creators and never simply writers, we have been a bit extra optimistic. Every part is media, even when all the pieces doesn’t generate income.
- House is controversial: We received’t spoil it, however the house chat received a bit spicy. The argument wound up displaying an attention-grabbing difficulty within the tech house, particularly is all the cash going to the place it can have the best affect?
An enormous hug from the Fairness staff in your continued listenership this 12 months. Thanks for sticking with us, and we’re again in a heartbeat with one other 12 months’s exhibits – a few of which can even be in individual!
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