Happy Halloween 🎃
NFT funds are coming, cricket fighting in China, and ice vending is big business.
Deeper down the rabbit hole:
✏ Thought of the week
Feature. Web3 = ‘Scenius’ (link)
Times of great communal genius are usually preceded by tragic events.
Internal vs external benchmarks (link)
Six figure newsletters (link)
Dao briefing (link)
The economics of pumpkin patches (link)
Growth Hacking Hacker News (link)
a16z on web3 (link)
Coinbase strategy teardown (link)
Hidden patterns of startup ideas (link)
The metaverse is bullshit (link)
Inside the world of cricket fighting in China (link)
Ice vending: a $4B industry (link)
Rocky Aoki’s Empire (link)
Hand carving headstones isn’t dead (link)
What makes a cultural superpower? (link)
Banking is getting better (link)
Meta by Stratechery (link)
Starting my 28-day Levels challenge tomorrow. Ultrahuman is building a competitor.
NFT funds are coming. Check out what Meta4 Capital is doing.
Whatsapp scaled to 1B users with only 50 engineers. That is inspiring.
Indie hacker Jakob Greenfeld just put out VC Watcher, a newsletter about investments from leading VCs. Almost everything he puts out is fire so I’m sure it’s good. His newsletter on opportunities inspired by VCs is jam-packed with good stuff.
Meta. I enjoyed this podcast with the founder of The Clikk talking about building a curated newsletter.
I’ve used AlternativeTo forever for software recommendations, but it’s pretty sweet if you don’t use it.
Since I’ve been into NFTs, I have been wanting a way to trade them. It looks like NFT Trader is just that.
Howitzer is a fun Reddit growth hacking tool.
✏ Thought of the Week
This is a little older, but I enjoyed The Purpose of Technology by Balaji this week.
🐇 Until next week,