Description of the newsletter: Y Combinator is one of the biggest startup accelerators in the startup scene. They’ve helped major players like Airbnb, Instacart, Stripe, DoorDash, and Reddit.
This startup newsletter serves as a great resource for those keen on understanding the inner workings of startups. Expect updates from Y Combinator, insights from founders, details on new launches, and information on upcoming founder events.
Description of the newsletter: a16z is a tech-focused VC firm founded by serial entrepreneurs Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz. The firm invests in seed to late-stage technology ventures in consumer, enterprise, bio/healthcare, crypto, fintech, and gaming industries.
Expect in-depth articles delving into AI, BioTech, and Consumer trends. A16z also shares insights on acquiring customers, reducing churn, and other startup topics.
Description of the newsletter: Lenny's Newsletter is a resource that covers a range of topics—from product development to workplace relationships.
Lenny discusses the importance of customer retention and how to build a marketplace business, among other startup topics. He also shares his experiences and lessons learned from being a product manager at Airbnb.
Pricing: The free version of the product is issued once a month, while the paid version costs $15 per month and is published weekly.
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Description of the newsletter: This newsletter delves into the entrepreneurial and real estate journey of its creator, Nick Huber. He shares his journey from where he began to when he pivoted entirely to real estate private equity and self-storage operations.
By joining the newsletter, you can expect insights, challenges, and learnings from Nick’s journey.
Description of the newsletter: The newsletter provides CB Insights' research on key trends, innovations, and startup ecosystem data in a concise and easy-to-read format.
It's a great resource for startup founders. It often specializes in editions focusing on retail, fintech, and healthcare sectors. It covers technology trends, venture capital insights, startup activities, and emerging industries.
Pricing: Free. However, you need a paid plan to dive deeper into CB Insights research.
Description of the newsletter: Benedict Evans' newsletter dives into the topics surrounding the tech industry - its current events, implications, and future.
It draws on Beneditc’s two-decade experience in technology, having worked across sectors like equity research, strategy, consulting, and venture capital, Benedict writes essays to unpack complex tech and startup subjects.
Pricing: Free. However, he has a premium subscription to get key tech stories, analysis, and an exclusive weekly column.
Description of the newsletter: Swipe Files originated from the founder's passion for sharing his knowledge on SaaS growth.
It's designed to aid business owners in developing a proven marketing strategy. In addition to its core offerings, Swipe Files provides courses and frameworks tailored to enhance your marketing skills.
Pricing: Free. However, if you want to join the community, it costs $499/year.