I am a founder and CEO at SignalRank, a data driven technology company. I publish a weekly newsletter – That Was The Week – on Substack. The posts here are pulled from it. I also have a video podcast with Andrew Keenthat accompanies it each week. You can see the full catalogue on AnchorSpotify , Youtubeand Apple Podcasts. And I am a regular guest on Steve Gillmor’s The Gillmor Gang.

Month: May 2022

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The Birth of the New

By Keith Teare • Issue #311 • View online Another week and another glut of writing seeking to understand what has changed in the economy, the public markets, and the startup and venture capital world. As the old world dies the only important question is, what is being born? When the old world dies, a new one is born Contents The Birth of the New Essays of the Week Startup of the Week Tweet of the Week Editorial In the last four weeks, the top 100 venture investors scored by SignalRank’s GPRank algorithm, invested in 181 funding rounds at the Pre-Seed, Seed, and Series A

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Investing in the Time of Cholera

By Keith Teare • Issue #310 In Love in the Time of Cholera, the author tells a story of a world of plague, civil war, and mass murder, yet love still dominates the protagonist’s story. This week the continued collapse of the public market begs the question, are we still in love with investing in startups? Contents Is the Party Over? Wall Street Journal Revolut founders’ new fund Helping your slower companies Newcomer on good times in the great revaluation Andreessen, Gil, Romero & George on The Good Time Show Tiger Cubs & Hedge Funds Thriving amidst SaaS revaluations The Twitter Game

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Death on Two Legs

By Keith Teare • Issue #309 • View online Terra’s LUNA token lost 99.99% of its value in a flash and UST, its stable coin, lost close to 80%. This is not supposed to happen. The FT disclosed Tiger Global may be down $17 billion as the tech stocks collapsed. Are crypto and unicorn investing dead? Contents Editorial Another week another meltdown. Last week’s newsletter was titled “Markets in Freefall”. This week we have gone with “Death on Two Legs”. Crypto and Venture Capital are both experiencing, let’s say, challenges. It seems that no asset class has gone untouched by the retrenchment in

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Markets in Freefall

Musk Raises $7 billion for Twitter purchase Markets fell over 5% Thursday on the day Elon Musk announced he had raised $7 billion to help the purchase of Twitter. What are we to think? Bull market for tech, or bear market? Content from @danrose999 @elonmusk @mattturck @EricNewcomer @ttunguz @Samirkaji @sether Contents Editorial A couple of things first. I was on a BBC Radio show this week (available globally). What Really Happened in the Nineties is a season focused on the 1990s. Episode 4 is titled “The Internet,” and I was interviewed. ______________________________________________ What Really Happened in the Nineties? — 4. Internet — BBC Sounds Episode

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