Hey, I'm Dan! I invest in early-stage startups at Madrona and write the DL, a weekly newsletter about tech in the PNW

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What's going to happen to startup fundraising

The stock market is down over 30% since its peak earlier this year, and investors are selling everything. So what’s going to happen to the startup market? Here are my thoughts:

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The three most important COVID-19 charts

The three most important charts for understanding the current state of coronavirus:

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Find your perfect job

Ever wonder… if I weren’t a _______, what would I want to do? Well here’s some research showing which jobs are most closely related to one another based on the personality profiles of people in those professions...

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Coolest spreadsheet ever

Excel is the MVP of the Office suite, and here is proof - you can implement computer vision algorithms in Excel without any special scripts or macros...

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Why VCs love SaaS Businesses

VCs love SaaS businesses because most public SaaS companies need less than $1 of capital to acquire $1 of ARR. Here's how SaaS capital efficiency compares to other types of businesses

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