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Startup Digest Reading List: 2020 Breakout Companies, Guide to Stock Options, Automating a VC analyst

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Startup Digest Reading List
Startup Digest Reading List
A curated list of the top stories in technology, startups, and venture capital.
Welcome to this week’s edition of Startup Digest’s Reading List a curated list of the top stories in technology, startups, and venture capital.
This will be my last edition for 2020 as we head into the holidays. Hope everyone will have a wonderful break celebrating with their loved ones. 
See you in the new year, and hope 2021 will be a much better year than 2020!
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Written by Chris McCann, General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners. More about me.
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Big Tech News Last Week
  • One of the largest security hacks took place on the vendor SolarWinds which affects all of their downstream customers including: Microsoft, Cisco, FireEye and practically every single major federal agency including the Department of Defense, State, Treasury, Homeland Security and many others. 
  • Coinbase confidentially filed their draft S-1 filing to go public.
  • Facebook is hypocritically attacking Apple regarding privacy concerns.
  • Apple’s newest phone is fast, mostly due to their own custom M1 chipset. Does this foreshadow the rise of a new era of custom chips including RISC-V?
Deep Dive Posts
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Chris McCann Chris McCann - General Partner @ Race Capital, former Greylock Partners
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