Newsletter - October 2018
What we are reading this month


FROM ALLVP
State of Latin American Startups 2018 – Founders, help us by answering the survey!
[Podcast] Investing in the Mexican Startup Ecosystem, Ep 59  Nathan Lustig, Crossing Borders
Smart Investing International Program by the Austral University, ARCAP and Minders  Register!

RETAIL APOCALYPSE PART II
Cokes, Smokes and Clicks, How Oxxo corner stores are cashing on Mexican E-commerce  Julia Love, Daina Beth Solomon, Reuters 
How Amazon’s retail revolution is changing the way we shop  Nick Statt, The Verge
How sluggishness killed Sears  Erika Pandey, Axios
Here’s A List Of 57 Bankruptcies In The Retail Apocalypse And Why They Failed 
 CBInsights

THE NEXT WAVE 
Amazon's next move: Managing your money?  Matt Egan, CNN Money
Banks On Notice: Fintechs Are Coming For Checking Accounts & Debit Cards  CBInsights
Fintech Frenzy: Hype or Reality? A Closer Look at 6 Key Sectors 
 Matt Harris, Fortune

PITCH PERFECT 
Take Your Fundraising Pitch from Mediocre to Memorable with These Storytelling Tips  First Round Review
Adam Nelson on "What it Takes to Raise a Series A in 2018" – This Week in Startups Podcast
How to Improve Your Odds of Getting to Yes with a VC — “Land and Expand” – Mark Suster, Both Sides of the Table
 
INSIDE A VCs MIND
Diversity Boosts Profits in Venture Capital Firms  Michael Blanding, Harvard Business Review
Fear and loathing in venture capital
 – Max Niederhofer
Success in Venture Capital comes down to getting an entrepreneur to pick you – Jeremy Liew, Medium

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