Data-driven VC: October Roundup
Where venture capital and data intersect. Every week.
👋 Hi, I’m Andre and welcome to my weekly newsletter, Data-driven VC. Every Thursday I cover hands-on insights into data-driven innovation in venture capital and connect the dots between the latest research, reviews of novel tools and datasets, deep dives into various VC tech stacks, interviews with experts and the implications for all stakeholders. Follow along to understand how data-driven approaches change the game, why it matters, and what it means for you.
Upcoming: “Growing a Data Science function” hosted by Balderton 15. Nov 2022 in London, register here
Upcoming: “Identifying the digital drivers accelerating better performance, operational excellence and business growth” at Private Equity European Technology Summit hosted by Private Equity Wire 17. Nov 2022 in London, register here
Upcoming: “Deal sourcing: How to spot the best deals early” at 0100 Conferences 29. Mar 2023 in Amsterdam, register here
READS & RESEARCH
“Data-driven VC: How data can help source and screen startups” by Abel Samot from Red River West here, providing a great introductory piece for pre-Seed and Seed VC funds that want to become more data-driven
“What do Europe’s leading founders have in common?” by Chris Rainville and Chandar Lal from Mosaic Ventures here, breaking down unicorn founder CEO traits and finding, among others, that 65% of them are repeat entrepreneurs
“Battle of bots (..) mass purge of LinkedIn accounts” by KrebsonSecurity here, showcasing how LinkedIn takes measures against the bot problems, hereby thankfully cleaning the identification and enrichment data for VCs ;)
Salesforce Developer / Architect @Cathay Innovation in Paris here
ML Engineer @Techstars remotely here
ML in VC resource summary by Jeffrey Paine here
VC Tech Stack “The world's largest directory of tools and resources for venture capital and angel investors” here
THIS MONTH’S DATA-DRIVEN VC EPISODES
#6 “Sh*t in, sh*t out - and why feature engineering is the ultimate differentiator for VCs”
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