CM Weekly: B2B Payments, New Interfaces, and Play to Earn
Chris McCann's weekly newsletter on technology, startups, and venture capital.
Two quick personal updates:
I created a page to better display my ever growing NFT collection and artistic projects.
🗞️ Tech News Last Week
Gitlab filed to go public via their S-1. The company is doing $233M in revenue, growing 69% with over 3,600 customers. Their overall revenue is low (compared to benchmarks) but their net revenue retention is best in class.
Amazon is bringing its cashierless payments (just walk out and pay later) to Whole Foods next year.
Apple lost $85B in value, because of the (potential) ramifications of Apple needing to open its App Store to other payment providers.
🤔 Deep Dive Posts
An overview into the less sexy (but potentially larger) market space of B2B payments.
The evolving financial infrastrastructure layer will more likely than not lead to new interface designs not experienced yet.
An overview into the potentially new model of gaming called "play to earn".
A deep dive into the tradeoffs of homomorphic encryption vs. hardware enclaves for secure computation.
🔥 Race Capital - Portfolio Jobs
Polysign: Senior BSA Analyst (New York, NY)
FTX: Full Stack Developer (Miami, FL)
SocialChat: Operations manager (San Francisco, CA)
GoodNotes: Back-End Team Lead (London, UK)
Browse more open roles across our portfolio at Race Capital's Portfolio Job Board