Tag: Informations

Why Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong Will Lose: The Information’s Weekly Newsletter

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

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What I Hope Substack Changes About Journalism: The Information’s Weekly Newsletter

We have a major tech news week coming up, with a possible Google antitrust lawsuit, who knows what developments around TikTok, the Palantir and Asana public stock market debuts and much more.

On Thursday, I’m excited to sit down to discuss the state of play with former U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and entrepreneur and investor Alexa von Tobel. They are the founders of Inspired Capital, a relatively new venture firm, and we plan to cover a lot of ground, from the impact of the presidential election on tech to where venture capitalists are playing their next round of Covid-inspired bets. To join us, register here.

And while next week will be busy, this week was jam-packed as well. Jessica Toonkel published two important stories. The first was a story about a sexual misconduct investigation into the CEO of ViacomCBS, which cleared him. The second was a profile

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