Five things to know before pursuing a career in the VC world

Since I started to run MemoHub batches last August, I had a little more than 20 people participating. One thing I didn’t expect, and which was very interesting to me, is that two people told me that completing the program made them realize that a career in the VC industry is not for them and … Continue reading “Five things to know before pursuing a career in the VC world”

Is it better to start my career in a VC firm or in a startup?

This article is intended for students who are hesitating between a first job in a VC firm or in a startup. One of the questions I get to discuss the most with people interested in participating in a memoHub batch is whether it’s better to start their career in a startup or in a VC … Continue reading “Is it better to start my career in a VC firm or in a startup?”

New Space Economy: Analysis, Trends, and Mapping

Exploring the boom of the small satellite industry from manufacturing, launching, operating and applications. The past two/three years I’ve been following the New Space trend from a distance, but I finally decided to take the time to do a proper deep dive. Here’s a quick summary of my findings. Table of content Creating and building … Continue reading “New Space Economy: Analysis, Trends, and Mapping”

Equity Management Solutions: the other side of the cap table

1. The trend The past few years have seen the rise of private equity management software, mainly driven by the success of Carta (valued at $1.7B with an annual revenue run rate at $55M). The approach of most of these startups (Ledgy, Capshare, Capdesk, Equity Track just to name a few) is a top-down one as … Continue reading “Equity Management Solutions: the other side of the cap table”

The six software themes I’ll explore the next six months

The past month I took the time to step back and think about the tech themes that I wanted to explore during the second half of 2019. I conducted my research through two lenses: Societal shifts: what are some of the big changes that will impact our society now/in the near future? How will these … Continue reading “The six software themes I’ll explore the next six months”

MemoHub: virtual portfolio builder and learning platform for aspiring VCs

The GitHub for aspiring VCs MemoHub is a platform made for aspiring VCs (students, employees or anyone with no previous experience in the VC industry) where you can learn the basics of the analyst job (a.k.a finding and screening new companies) and build your first virtual investment portfolio (virtual as there is no real financial … Continue reading “MemoHub: virtual portfolio builder and learning platform for aspiring VCs”

B2B Privacy Tech Landscape

Before sharing the map, I would like to quickly touch on the scope of this landscape. My goal is simply to list the B2B tools (SaaS, APIs, SDKs…) which enable businesses to build privacy-friendly & compliant products. This is why you won’t find the myriad of crypto/blockchain projects that aim at replacing existing products with … Continue reading “B2B Privacy Tech Landscape”