Newsletter - January 2018
Happy New Year!


Calling all investment professionals in LATAM
Help us answer the quick LATAM VC Market Sentiment for 4Q'17 



2018 PREDICTIONS
SVB Insights For Venture Monitor  Silicon Valley Bank
What’s going to Happen in 2018  Fred Wilson, AVC
The Past, Present, and The Future – Brad Feld, Feld Thoughts
A Growth Stage VC Agenda 2018 – Aline Vedder, Acton Capital 

TRENDS TO FOLLOW
Presentation: 10 Year Futures  Benedict Evans
15 Trends Shaping Tech In 2018  Research Report CB Insights
7 Fintech Trends to Watch in 2018 
– Amee Parbhoo, Medium 
Predicting the Future: A Health Moonshot Revolution on a Global Scale 
– Unity Stoakes, Startup Health

BEYOND THE BITCOIN BUBBLE
Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble  Steven Johnson, The New York Times 
Morgan Stanley Joins Goldman Sachs in Clearing Bitcoin Futures – Hugh Son, Bloomberg    
Ripple and MoneyGram Test XRP Currency Transfers – Jeff John Roberts, Fortune

LATAM IS STILL HOT, HOT, HAAAWT!
Latin American tech and VC in 2018  Federico Antoni, Medium
Why Startups Are Coming To Latin America: The Allure Of Government-Backed Accelerators  
Conrad Egusa, Forbes 
The Colombian Startup Ecosystem: Bogota, Medellin, Cali, and Barranquilla 
 Nathan Lustig

LEADERSHIP FOR THE NEW YEAR
The 30 Best Pieces of Advice for Entrepreneurs in 2017  First Round Capital
Chamath Palihapitiya: Why Failing Fast Helps 
 Insights by Stanford Business  
Do You Play to Win – or to Not Lose? H. Grant, E. T. Higgins, Harvard Business Review
We Studied 100 Mentor-Mentee Matches: Here’s What Makes Mentorship Work
  First Round Capital

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