Interview with Peter Chernin
Great listen for a business leader at any stage of their career. Peter ran News Corp and Fox for fifteen years between 1996 and 2009 before co-founding The Chernin Group, which has become one of the leading investment firms in the consumer space. Along the way, he has also produced a number of blockbuster films, including Titanic, Avatar, The Greatest Showman, and The Planet of the Apes Trilogy.
Author: Invest Like the Best. Listen: 1hr 6 min
Myspace, Tumblr, and the Long-Lost Weirdness of the Social Internet
When you chart social platforms over time—some of the largest businesses in history—you see how volatile the history of social is. Platforms come in and out of favor. Consumer behaviors change. Demographics change. New social platforms are ripe to be built, each emphasizing creativity and customizability.
Author: Rex Woodbury. Read: 10 min.
The Future of Solo Capitalists
A deep dive into the rise of “solo capitalists”, who are increasingly competing to lead seed, Series A, and later-stage rounds against traditional VC firms.
Author: The Generalist. Read: 12 min
Sunday Funday: Top 20 Super Bowl Commercials of the Century So Far
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