Thanks for the emails and concerns about why there was no Rabbit Hole yesterday (Sunday 6/6/21). Your boy was in Vegas for a few days for some R & R.
This takes some time to put together each week and it’s just me writing it. Back to regularly scheduled programming.
LaMelo Ball joins the BAYC, the creator economy is booming, and a dumb app is topping the app store charts.
Deeper down the rabbit hole:
✏ Thought of the week
Let opinion differentiate (link)
Why a dumb keyboard app is topping the app store (link)
What is Polygon (MATIC)? (link)
The siblings who control James Bond (link)
Lessons from scaling teams at Credit Karma and Lyft (link)
Mining business ideas from Shopify app store (link)
From junk bond king to SPAC whale (link)
On the Gawker relaunch (link)
What is AI? (link)
Explicit economics (link)
Optimism. Creator economy flywheel (video)
Building products at Stripe (link)
The Queen of ETFs (link)
Geography. The geopolitics of the US in two parts (link)
An explosion in creator economy features (link)
Winning the internet is awesome. It follows all the most popular newsletters and sends you the links that appear the most each week.
LaMelo Ball joined the Bored Ape Yacht Club this week, just sayin. (side note: the NFT bubble didn’t burst, just stop buying dumb NFTs)
Steve Pulec put together a list of small teams doing big things.
Creator Cabins is part crowd-funding, part DAO. It’s a cool take on the DAO movement.
Miriam-Webster put out the definition of NFT in their dictionary and then minted that as an NFT and sold it.*
New list of top domain keywords - crypto / coins / coin are hot.
Alice is an intelligent NFT getting auctioned off soon. Welcome to the metaverse.
Bonsai sells $2mm in latest NFT craze.
Floyd Mayweather on ‘legalized bank-robbing’
✏ Thought of the Week
Good thing we have Texas and Florida.
If you don’t follow Francis Suarez (mayor of Miami), follow him to see what a city official is supposed to do to attract businesses.
Until next week,
About the Rabbit Hole
My name is Rob Stretch and I work in marketing in the Midwest. This newsletter is comprised of things I find interesting: business, finance, alt investing, marketing/growth, entrepreneurship, philosophy, mythology, music, side-hustles, crypto, NFTs, and whatever else.