CM Weekly: Understanding Startup Compensation, BNPL Growth, Asymmetric Upside

Chris McCann's weekly newsletter on technology, startups, and venture capital.

Two quick personal updates

  1. We had a very successful launch of Playground Waves and was listed across multiple marketplaces. Pretty cool to see members use the artwork as their new banner images on Twitter

  2. The Inquisitive VC published a podcast interview about  how I got into VC and DeFi, give it a listen. 

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Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners. More about me.


🗞️ Tech News Last Week 


🤔 Deep Dive Posts

  • Here’s a guide to understand the basics of compensation from job offers by startups. 

  • The emerging payment option of buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) is almost on par with credit cards in Australia.

  • An in-depth report on various benchmarks enterprise companies and how they are hitting on their way to $100M in ARR.

  • Jack Niewold took one of my old posts comparing the growth of the crypto space compared to the early internet adoption (written in 2018) and updated the numbers to what actually happened up until today. Was surprising to see the predicted growth was pretty close to real user growth in reality. 

  • Michael Dempsey explores the concept of asymmetric upside and how it applies to investing.


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