🧰 187: Will Twitter spaces have better convos than Clubhouse, Snoop Dogg’s cannabis VC fund $95m and more

The market you is also a function of your own costs

The market you go after is also a function of your own costs

Startups that have high costs need a bigger market to make a margin

  • Startup A (350 employees) : A market of 100K customers won’t provide enough margin

  • Startup B (2 employees): Makes a margin in a market of 100K customers

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💡Good to Know

  • Benedict Evans shares his 60-slide presentation called Europe, Unicorns and Global Tech Diffusion. Link

  • Looking ahead - some interesting FinTech predictions. Link

  • Build high converting landing pages in minutes. Link

  • Example of what you can build in Notion. Link

  • BuyMeACoffee has set up stream alerts and goals. I love how this 20 person company has grown carefully and slowly releasing great features and marketing well. Link

  • Good businesses have margin. Link

  • Snoop Dogg’s cannabis VC fund $95m fund. Link

  • Cool independent newsletter to help you get smarter about China. Link

  • No b/s account on the current digital from Rand Fishkin founder of SparkToro ex Moz. Link

  • Substack, Ghost, TinyLetter and Lede got journalists doing their own ting. Link

  • Breaker started off when podcast apps were productivity apps, similar to feed readers and to-do lists. Breaker added a social community element with features such as liking and commenting on episodes.  Now the team is joining Twitter to make Spaces happen. Link

  • LinkedIn playbook by growth marketer Julian Shapiro. Link

🛠️ Low-Code Tools

  • Track views of your Notion page. Link

  • Where creators come to build subscription start-ups. Link

  • Web scraping tool. Link