If you’ve been distracted by the week’s news (and who could blame you?), I’d like to turn your attention to a few great pieces this week from the team.
Amir got his hands on a trove of internal emails related to Uber’s slow progress at its autonomous vehicle unit. Kate followed venture capitalists heading from Silicon Valley to Austin, chronicling a trend I don’t think will soon reverse. And Ross, always ahead on the SPAC beat, shared his (very) honest assessment of the slew of new SPAC managers. (For bonus reading, he and Cory are batting .600 on their predictions of SPAC acquisition targets.)
Armstrong and the End of Corporate Culture
It was the blog post heard from Napa to Lake Tahoe and all the other places Silicon Valley CEOs are hiding out from the smoke and Covid-19 these days. This week, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong published a