I mentioned customized babies, but what about 3D-printed homes, interchangeable limbs, and lab-grown diamonds? We looked at a host of these “N+1” innovations and how technologies will evolve over the next 5-10 years to turn these seemingly “strange” ideas into realities.
This made my day
So a few people at The Summit came up to me and said things like “It’s really interesting that you sold your Facebook stock and bought Amazon. What made you do that?”
I was perplexed for a second and then realized folks thought I was Chamath.
Dear VCs. You can forward this chart to your LPs. You’re welcome.
But not always so easy
Scott Kupor of a16z sat down for a conversation about the IPO market during our Innovation Summit, and said that for small companies with a $1-2-billion market cap, it has become very difficult to go public. He also dives into shifting investor focus and company decisions to stay private for a longer.
But if companies do decide to IPO, look out for the ones mentioned in our 2017 Tech IPO Pipeline report, highlighting tech’s 369 most highly-valued and high-momentum private companies.
Cali — what?
The most popular Netflix series by state.
(I do have some concerns about this data so if it’s wrong, please don’t yell at me)