Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look at whether entrepreneurs’ brains are different.
Chart of the Day
Deal activity slowed in Q3 2018.
- A big profile of Stripe and the rapid growth in Atlas. (wired.co.uk)
- Brex wants to disrupt the credit card space. First by going after startups who need a credit card to do business. (wsj.com)
- More scooter riders equals more scooter accidents. (ft.com)
- 12 lessons from Scott Belskey's new book "The Messy Middle: Finding Your Way Through the Hardest and Most Crucial Part of Any Bold Venture." (25iq.com)
- "Blitzscaling: The Lightning-Fast Path to Building Multibillion-Dollar Scaleups" by Reid Hoffman and Chris Yeh is "fast paced." (readingthemarkets.blogspot.com)
- Every startup CEO should read Scott Belsky’s new book "The Messy Middle." (feld.com)
- 7 things that are psychologically challenging about being a VC. (blog.maxniederhofer.com)
- Why Juul became such a hot button issue among VCs. (nytimes.com)
- Why you should think about 'fully diluted' market values. (avc.com)
- Companies shift between simplifying and complexifying. (feld.com)
- Big companies are embracing co-working spaces. (hbr.org)