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Id4 Founders tips - Issue #97

Id4 Founders tips - Issue #97
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Hi, some great reads, an overview on an overheated debate in the tech community, and please share below your opinion + some news about our portfolio companies.
Enjoy your week

Articles we liked at Id4 ventures
Introducing the CAFE. A “continuous SAFE” for always open equity offerings | Fairmint
5 Things that Kill Startups with Y Combinator | SaaStr
Special Company mission debate
An overheated debate sparked in the tech community after Brian Armstrong posted this
An overheated debate sparked in SV after Brian Amstrong
Coinbase is a mission focused company | by Brian Armstrong | Sep, 2020 | The Coinbase Blog
Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong’s blog post saying that Coinbase won’t “engage” with social issues unrelated to the company’s core mission as a crypto exchange has spotlighted a hugely contentious issue that divides people at tech companies big and small:
dick costolo
This isn't great leadership. It's the abdication of leadership. It's the equivalent of telling your employees to "shut up and dribble."
This makes me very bullish on Coinbase! It’s about damn time a company took a stance like this.
Paul Graham
Yet again, @brian_armstrong leads the way. I predict most successful companies will follow Coinbase's lead. If only because those who don't are less likely to succeed.
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From our Startups
#GCBSummit is coming up next week! Come to our Round Table on Wednesday 7th, at 9.10am (BST). David Lotfi, CEO of Evina and representative for the @MEF, will lead the talk about « How can the industry build trust with consumers? ».
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