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It was yeeaar’s best moment. Today, we left our work to explore the weirdest subgenres of holiday music. Christmas Trap is a thing. Christopher Lee (yes that Christopher Lee, Saruman in “The Lord of the Rings”) recorded a heavy metal christmas albumthat is really terrible. Spinal Tap also did a holiday song, which… I mean. And we are not annoyed by Christmas disco or these singing goat “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” or…
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- More, more, read all about it: The British newspaper The Guardian confirmed that it was hit by ransomware after some strange incidents it started noticing in its IT infrastructure. Carly there are many more.
- Children, ask your parents permission: If you were an 80s kid, you may remember we were constantly reminded to “get your parents permission to…” Well, Google has now set up something similar for Google Play , allowing children to submit purchase requests to their guardians, Ivan write.
- Light reading for the new year: anna and Alex collect them and now share some books startup founder and risky investment can not put down this year. Wishing you happy reading!
Start-ups and VC
Carl Eschenbach, a longtime enterprise software executive who joined Sequoia Capital in 2016 and went on to lead a number of lucrative deals for the venture firm, will return to an executive role, connie report. As Workday’s new co-CEO, Eschenbach will co-lead the enterprise cloud application giant with co-CEO, co-founder and company president Aneel Bhusri, until 2024, at which point Eschenbach will assume the position of sole CEO.
What do you know? We have some details:
How to Make the Most of Your Investor Relations in 2023
As Santa reviews his list of naughty and kind people, it’s also a good time for startup founders to re-examine their investor relationships.
Vidya Raman, a partner at Sorenson Ventures, wrote an article on TC+ with do’s and don’ts for upcoming board meetings and gave his thoughts on what communication channels are. best for different help requests, as well as specific data points to include in your discussions.
“Be ruthless about how you spend your time, especially with your investors,” he advises.
Three other pieces of information from the TC+ team:
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Now to Tesla, where Darrell Car manufacturer reports can be made a new round of layoffs next quarter. That’s not the only problem the company is facing. It also has a bit of a stock price problem. Rebecca write that Tesla stock plunges to a two-year low for reasons including all of the Twitter drama and loss of sales in China.
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