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The Marketplace Snippet
Issue #32 • View online
The Marketplace Snippet
Hot off the presses, it’s the 32nd edition of The Marketplace Snippet curated by Paola and Mathias on behalf of the Speedinvest Marketplaces & Consumer team 🚀
The Marketplace Snippet is a monthly newsletter featuring the most interesting content on Marketplaces.
In this edition:
  • Ankur Nagpal from Teachable shares all he’d do differently if he started over
  • The golden era for consumers of on-demand services might be coming to an end
  • The Hub-and-Spoke Network Effect that drove TikTok’s ascendance in 2016
  • Philip Specht uncovers the ‘must haves’ in Pre-Seed decks to help founders up their chances of acing your Pre-Seed fundraise
  • Sequoia’s “adapting to endure”-toolkit to navigate the current crisis
More on these topics and additional thought-provoking discussions below.
If you’ve missed past newsletters or simply can’t get enough, catch up here.
Now, let’s jump in!

Guess What’s Coming to Your Schedules Post Summer?
Look out on the horizon. No way – can it be?
You guessed it right - The Marketplace Conference (MPC), the leading global event for the marketplace ecosystem is back!
Each year since 2018, we have brought together an impressive roster of entrepreneurs, investors & operators to geek out on all things network effects, and the upcoming edition will be no different.
Stay tuned for further information in the coming weeks. But for now, kindly save the dates: 11-12 October, 2022.
In the meantime, you can check out last year’s conference on our YouTube page, as well as other videos from previous conferences.
Craving more on Marketplaces?
Our friend Sameer Singh, startup advisor and early-stage investor focused on Network effects and creator of the renowned network effects blog Breadcrumb.vc has got you covered ❗
Check out his online course on Network Effects.
As one of our loyal Snippet subscribers, Sameer is offering the discount code “Snippet10” which gives you a 10% discount at the time of enrollment.
Class Period is Sep 26 - Oct 14 2022.
Registration Deadline is Sep 21st.
Hurry up before it’s too late! ⏱ 🏃‍♀️ 🏃🏾‍♂️💨
Insights: Marketplace Operators
Ankur Nagpal, Founder of Teachable, reflects on his journey and shares all the things he'd do differently if he started over 👀
Opendoor's Path to 4% Marketshare
Network Effects in the Creator Economy with Daniel Koss, Founder and CEO of Creable
Farewell to the servant economy 👋
Disappearing Term Sheets and Down Rounds
Adapting to Endure 2022
Insights: Marketplace Investors
Introducing Network Effect #16: Hub-and-Spoke
The Metaverse Could Generate $5 Trillion by 2030 - 'Simply Too Big to Be Ignored'
It's still a great time to build 💥
How to ace your pre-seed pitch deck 💥
News From our Portfolio
Exciting news from Admix as they acquire LandVault to further expand into Web3 and the MetaVerse 🔥
Congrats to CoachHub on their $200M Series C as it gears up to continue democratizing professional coaching 🌍
Congrats to Stotles on their $6.5M Seed to help better connect businesses with government projects 🏛️
The Tale of Tier with Lawrence Leuschner
Congrats to Byrd & CoachHub for making it onto the list Europe's rising 100 🙌
Mercanis wins the Unicorn Startup Awards 🏆 (German only)
New $$$
Blockchain Applications & NFTs, EdTech, Job Marketplaces, Q-commerce and so much more…
Careers in Tech
Now hiring!
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The Speedinvest Marketplaces & Consumer team backs startups who are shaping the future across B2B and B2C at the intersection of marketplaces, eCommerce 2.0, and consumer subscriptions. You really want our attention? Throw in some network effects - the driver behind the digital platforms that are redefining our everyday lives.
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