Three Paradigms for Investing in the Future of Food
Solving the world's future food supply deficit requires innovation to improve the yield, nutrition and sustainability of existing agricultural practices. Why is the current system insufficient, and what areas will investors focus on going forward?
Wide of the Prize: Fintech and Retail Investment Platforms
New fintech and traditional retail investment platforms ignore glaring revenue and macro opportunities present in the industry. Efforts focus on selling picks—of varied price—to miners; instead, marketing gold and maps could be a more fruitful course.
Beyond 2020: The Great Bifurcation
Recessions tend to be levellers, but the events of 2020 were perverse: Those already well-off gained in the chaos. The widening wealth inequality gap presents stark scenarios for how the future will play out.
Adapting to Doing Business in Latin America as a Foreigner
Latin America is an intoxicating region to live and work in as a foreigner, but getting the most out of it requires adjustment. From several years of experience, here are some pointers on how to succeed.
Clues to Spot When Appraising Early-Stage Startup Budgets
Startup budgets in an era of disruption can be anachronistic. Yet, there are valuable qualitative insights to be gained from reviewing forecasts.
Sizing Markets That Don't Exist: TAM Lessons
Market sizing of TAMs is an increasingly popular, yet difficult exercise to undertake. This guide addresses five key dilemmas that arise during client work.
Is Luxury Software a Real Thing?
The trend towards niche, premium-priced products aimed at power users, poses a question of whether luxury software brands is a new category in the digital realm.
Farms & Factories: European VC's Divergent Decade
European startups received €159 billion of funding over the past decade. Yet, an increasingly select group of stakeholders drive most of the topline figures.
Fatigued by the Subscription Business Model
Are too many consumer products businesses trying to stimulate the recurring revenue characteristics of SaaS by offering subscriptions?
Consultant Toolbox: Frameworks for Solving Anything
Using objective frameworks - over guesswork - to isolate root causes of business problems can glean more insight and plot a clearer path forward.