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Loup Ventures Liquidity Podcast Episode 1 – Introduction

10/25/2019
The Loup Ventures Liquidity podcast explores all things liquidity in the venture market, particularly late-stage financings, secondaries, exits, and IPOs. As early-stage venture capitalists and former public stock analysts, our experiences meet in the middle, and we share those insights...

Duration:00:26:40

A Conversation on Tech Addiction with Sean Higgins Part 3

5/8/2019
Sean Higgins is the founder and CEO of BetterYou, a product that “nudges” you to make better decisions and work toward your goals. He is also an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, a partner at Router Ventures, and previously founded VidGrid. Top 3...

Duration:00:28:16

An Astronomer’s Thoughts on Elon Musk, NASA, and Humanity’s Fundamental Questions

4/11/2019
Dr. Kevin Luhman is a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at Pennsylvania State University and a renowned astronomer for having discovered both the third closest stellar system, now called Luhman 16, and the coldest brown dwarf star ever found, which...

Duration:00:23:28

Talking Content Creation with TheLlamaSir

3/8/2019
TheLlamaSir is a content creator on YouTube and Twitch. He has over 1.1M subscribers on YouTube and his videos have been viewed over 100M times. TheLlamaSir primarily creates gameplay and guide videos for Fortnite, but has also created content for...

Duration:00:16:27

A Conversation on Tech Addiction with Sean Higgins Part 2

2/22/2019
Sean Higgins is the founder and CEO of BetterYou, a product that “nudges” you to make better decisions and work toward your goals. He is also an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, a partner at Router Ventures, and previously founded...

Duration:00:40:13

A Conversation on Tech Addiction with Sean Higgins Part 1

2/12/2019
Sean Higgins is the founder and CEO of BetterYou, a product that “nudges” you to make better decisions and work toward your goals. He is also an entrepreneur in residence at Techstars, a partner at Router Ventures, and previously founded...

Duration:00:21:49

Manifesto 2.0

9/28/2018
We pride ourselves on contrarian curiosity. When that curiosity leads us to new conclusions, we change our minds. As part of that exploration, the areas that we find most interesting evolve over time. What was once frontier eventually becomes commonplace...

Duration:00:19:38

011 – E.J. Chichilnisky

8/29/2018
Dr. E.J. Chichilnisky is a Professor of Neurosurgery at Stanford University, where he and his lab are developing a retinal prosthesis. E.J. completed his B.S. in Mathematics at Princeton University, and his Masters in Mathematics and Ph.D. in Neuroscience at... The post 011 – E.J. Chichilnisky appeared first on Loup Ventures.

Duration:00:23:16

A New Hope: The Nervous System

6/14/2018
Brave early adopters are the hallmark of an innovation set to create immense human value. In this story, the innovation is cutting-edge technology for interfacing with the nervous system, and the brave early adopter is Ian Burkhart. Ian, a young man...

Duration:00:16:51

Amazon’s Next Massive Market: Healthcare

5/14/2018
CNBC reported on Friday that Amazon is building a health and wellness team inside its Alexa division to work on making Alexa a better tool for healthcare. Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JP Morgan recently announced plans for a joint healthcare company focused on reducing...

All Technology is Good and Evil

5/3/2018
The core insight of science fiction is that all technologies live on a spectrum of good and evil, useful and harmful, and our perception of their place on that spectrum vacillates over time. It’s a truth that we've long known innately but are now being forcefully reminded of in our real world.

Duration:00:04:04

Victory Royale! Fortnite is Exploding

4/15/2018
Fortnite is a battle royale game, where 100 players parachute onto an island with the goal of being the last one standing at the end. A "storm" serves as a boundary that closes in at set intervals, shrinking the playable area and forcing players closer and closer together. Players begin with no equipment and must scavenge around the island looking for weapons and supplies to give them an advantage over the opposition.

Esports Franchise Economics

3/9/2018
We’re bullish on esports and committed to learning more about the space. The following note is an introductory piece that ‘shows our work’ as we get up to speed. Given the recent explosion in popularity of esports leagues, we wanted to...

Amazon Go Extends Amazon’s Dominance to Brick and Mortar

2/28/2018
After our first visit to Amazon Go, Amazon's automated retail store in Seattle, we're not surprised to hear the company has plans to open up to six more cashierless convenience stores later this year. The automated retail space is getting more and more crowded, but the Go store suggests that Amazon has the pole position.

The Empathy Economy

2/8/2018
We believe that automation will make customer service — delivering empathy — the most in-demand job in tech. Humans will need to take advantage of the three core capabilities that robots can't compete with: creativity, community, and empathy, and The Empathy Economy will arise as a result of job loss from automation.

Simplicity Series: Augmented Reality

1/23/2018
Last week we wrote about simplicity as a driving force behind the world’s biggest technology offerings. We’re extending our thoughts on simplicity into a series that explores the necessity of simplicity in frontier technology. First, we’ll dive into AR. Simplicity for AR in 2018 must start with a question: “What does AR do?” Not in the literal...

Duration:00:03:10

Investing in Enjoy

1/10/2018
We’re investing in Enjoy as a counter-automation play on the future of retail. Enjoy enables empathic retail through a personalized product delivery and setup experience.

Duration:00:02:36

3 Reasons Amazon Will Buy Target This Year

1/10/2018
Amazon is the world’s largest online retailer, about five times bigger in that space than Walmart and its Jet.com subsidiary. Yet despite Amazon’s deep online roots and dominance over Internet shopping, I believe it will buy Target in 2018.

Duration:00:03:42

The Underappreciated Beauty of Simplicity in Tech

1/4/2018
Simplicity is underappreciated. In many things. But most obviously right now in our world of consumer technology. Simplicity is a requirement of mass adoption. Look at the iPhone, Google, Amazon, and Uber as examples: The iPhone never shipped with a manual...

Duration:00:02:50

Apple Readies to Fight for Your Monthly Video Wallet Share

11/21/2017
Conclusion. Get ready for another $10 a month drag on your credit card. It’s a rebranded, all in one Apple video and music offering in 2-3 years. An Emerging Area of Investment. It’s no secret that original content will be an emerging...

Duration:00:10:21