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2021 Fin.

Edition #353 Deal mania continues and we have a NFT :O. One big thing For a bit of fun and to say thank you, we minted some Nudge Punk NFTS.  If you’re a regular reader (we’ll check) send over your Solana wallet address and we’ll send you one. Thank you all for subscribing and sharing feedback through the year. If you need to get a wallet, I recommend creating a wallet with Phantom.app which works… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 23, 2021

Scale for Scale

Edition #352 Could Vox be the next great content company? One big thing Could Vox be the next great content company? This week they announced the Group Nine acquisition, making for a combined revenue of $700m turnover in 2022. Scale and quality. CEO Jim Bankoff shared: “Scale for scale’s sake is not what’s important but quality combined with scale, which is what this story is about, is going to be an advantage in the marketplace.” But that… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 17, 2021

Roblox

Edition #351 Roblox virtual experiences are it right now. One big thing Ralph Lauren launched their new fashion line in Roblox this week with digital only fashion items. As part of their virtual world ‘Winter Escape’.  Universes like Roblox are attractive to companies because they introduce younger users to their brands and give them a chance to see their marketing vision before graduating to real-world products. And traffic has been booming: VF Corp.’s Vans… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 10, 2021

End of 2021

Edition #350 14 business days left in the year, what the new year holds. One big thing If you take off between Christmas & New Years, there’s only 14 days left in 2021! What sort of things are you thinking about for the new year? If anything, I’m planning ahead on a few breaks, to keep me fresh. Sorting through the stories the last few months, it’s clear Web3 is going to continue to dominate conversations, with regulatory risk… Continue reading

Ben Young
Ben Young
December 3, 2021