Zelda – sooo popular August 30, 2017 Newsletter Archive August 30, 2017 Share Zelda – sooo popular on Facebook Share Zelda – sooo popular on Twitter Share Zelda – sooo popular on LinkedIn Share Zelda – sooo popular via Email Newsletter Archive VCs invest in mental health. Talking drones. Food delivery startups. So incompetent Hi there, An interesting map on the top operating systems by country. Look at all that green (Android). Mind over matter We examined VC-backed deals into mental health and wellness startups since 2012. The majority of deals have been early-stage (seed / angel and Series A) rounds, which represent 52% of all deals in 2017 year-to-date. The Flying Alexa Amazon is working on a delivery drone that talks to you. Why? We dig in. I believe you’ve answered your own question We get lots of newsletter love. Here is some love we received as a result of this past Monday’s newsletter. Funding feasts We analyzed funding and exit trends in the meal delivery and grocery delivery space from 2013 to 2017 year-to-date. Meal delivery companies saw a dramatic increase in disclosed equity funding from Q1’17 to Q2’17, largely due to $500M+ mega-rounds to Ele.me and Delivery Hero. Zelda, zelda, zelda Pie charts, as you know, are bad. When you conduct a survey, let people write in responses, and don’t bother cleaning the data, you get this. The Industry Standard CB Insights data is the most trusted by those in the industry and the media. A few recent hits. Entrepreneur. A look at AR efforts in e-commerce with a reference to CB Insights research on AR/VR financing trends. CNBC. Eugene Kim (@eugenekim222) reports on ways to beat Amazon in e-commerce — according to an Alibaba investor — and cites data found in the CB Insights Future of E-commerce briefing. Quartz. John Detrixhe (@johndetrixhe) writes about the European fintech scene and cites data found in the CB Insights Europe Fintech Trends briefing. I love you. Anand @asanwal P.S. Tomorrow we’re diving into the state of tech investment by Fortune 500 companies. We’ll save you a spot. If you aren’t already a client, sign up for a free trial to learn more about our platform.