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From the creator economy to the future of work, M13 partners share their top 10 industry predictions.

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5 Roles You Never Knew You Needed

When it comes to hiring at a startup, sometimes the most impactful roles aren’t the most obvious.

Karl Alomar & Matt Hoffman

January 20, 2022

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How Femtech Innovations Can Help Break Taboos Around Women’s Health

Here's why we're investing more in women's health, an area traditionally ignored because of taboos.

Winnie Lau

October 27, 2021

7 min read

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Investing in Umamicart: Curating Asian Groceries Online

M13 is leading the seed round for Umamicart, which delivers your favorite Asian groceries and snacks.

Brent Murri

December 3, 2021

1 min read

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Investing in Doorvest: Expanding Access to Rental Home Ownership

M13 is leading the $13 million Series A equity financing for Doorvest, a real estate tech platform.

Brent Murri

November 18, 2021

1 min read

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Investing in Upside: Financing to Help CPG Brands Grow

M13 is co-leading $10.5 million in seed funding for Upside, the future of financing for the CPG industry.

Karl Alomar & Mark Grace

November 16, 2021

2 min read

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Investing in interviewing.io: Modernizing Recruiting for Engineers

M13 is proud to lead interviewing.io’s $10 million Series A to help more engineers get hired faster.

Brent Murri & Matt Hoffman

October 19, 2021

2 min read

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Investing in Form Health: A Modern Medical Approach to Weight Loss

M13 is proud to lead the $12 million Series A for Form Health, which is modernizing medical weight loss.

Latif Peracha & Christine Choi

June 16, 2021

2 min read

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Investing in Fold: Bringing Bitcoin to the Masses

Fold’s $13 million Series A is helping to make its bitcoin cashback debit card and app more accessible.

Latif Peracha & Mark Grace

June 1, 2021

1 min read

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Investing in PrizePool: Transforming the Way We Save

M13 is thrilled to lead the $10 million Series A for a fintech startup that rewards you for saving.

Mark Grace

May 28, 2021

1 min read

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How to Scale Your Startup’s Engineering Org

Do all startups need a CTO? What makes a great first hire? Former Podz CTO Seye Ojumu weighs in.

Matt Hoffman

December 10, 2021

2 min read

How to Scale Your Startup’s Engineering Org
7 Productivity Tools That Could Help You Be Happier at Work

Stress less by checking out these tools that can help you be more productive—and a little happier.

Rob Olson

November 12, 2021

2 min read

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Crypto and the Consumer: The Road Ahead

From Bitcoin to NFTs and social tokens, here’s how crypto is changing the future of consumer behavior.

Latif Peracha & Mark Grace

September 24, 2021

10 min read

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My Startup Has Doubled in Size. Now What?

From hiring to firing, two executive coaches share advice on how to manage the stress of scaling.

Anna Barber & Matt Hoffman

September 17, 2021

3 min read

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Analysis: Executive Experience Can Nearly Double Investors’ Rate of Return

An M13 analysis reveals that founding teams with executive experience can exit faster with less capital.

Rob Olson

April 9, 2021

5 min read

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The 3 Levels of Goal Setting That Every Startup Needs

Drive startup success by learning how to set goals at three levels: org, team, and individual.

Matt Hoffman & Tania Luna

December 1, 2021

7 min read

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Designing an Organizational Structure for Your Startup

Learn how to create roles, levels, and job titles that can evolve as your startup grows.

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How to Scale Your Startup Culture and Values

Explore how to establish or refine the three pillars of your company culture: mission, vision, and values.

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Suze Orman: How Startup Founders Can Cope with Financial Stress

Get advice from America’s personal finance expert on what financial wellness looks like.

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Courtney Reum: Silicon Valley's Startups Have Become 'a Big Pond of Sameness'
Courtney Reum: Silicon Valley's Startups Have Become 'a Big Pond of Sameness'

M13 Co-founder Courtney Reum explains why more VCs are paying attention to Los Angeles startups.

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Courtney Reum: Silicon Valley's Startups Have Become 'a Big Pond of Sameness'

M13 Co-founder Courtney Reum explains why more VCs are paying attention to Los Angeles startups.

Business Insider

December 27, 2021

Courtney Reum: Silicon Valley's Startups Have Become 'a Big Pond of Sameness'
Meet the 55 Rising-Star VCs
Meet the 55 Rising-Star VCs

We’re delighted that M13 Partner Anna Barber has been recognized by other VCs as a rising star to watch in 2022.

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Meet the 55 Rising-Star VCs

We’re delighted that M13 Partner Anna Barber has been recognized by other VCs as a rising star to watch in 2022.

Business Insider

December 10, 2021

Meet the 55 Rising-Star VCs
Rho Raises $75 Million Series B
Rho Raises $75 Million Series B

After leading the fintech startup’s Series A in 2020, we’re proud to support Rho’s continued momentum and growth.

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Rho Raises $75 Million Series B

After leading the fintech startup’s Series A in 2020, we’re proud to support Rho’s continued momentum and growth.

TechCrunch

December 9, 2021

Rho Raises $75 Million Series B
Forbes 30 Under 30: Umamicart
Forbes 30 Under 30: Umamicart

Congratulations to Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees Andrea Xu and Wendy Wang, co-founders of Umamicart. M13 is proud to lead the seed round for the online grocery startup.

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Forbes 30 Under 30: Umamicart

Congratulations to Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees Andrea Xu and Wendy Wang, co-founders of Umamicart. M13 is proud to lead the seed round for the online grocery startup.

Forbes

November 30, 2021

Forbes 30 Under 30: Umamicart
Daily Harvest Reaches Unicorn Status
Daily Harvest Reaches Unicorn Status

M13 portfolio company Daily Harvest, which specializes in ready-to-blend smoothies and other frozen-food products, is valued at $1.1 billion after its latest round of funding.

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Daily Harvest Reaches Unicorn Status

M13 portfolio company Daily Harvest, which specializes in ready-to-blend smoothies and other frozen-food products, is valued at $1.1 billion after its latest round of funding.

Bloomberg

November 15, 2021

Daily Harvest Reaches Unicorn Status
Carter Reum: Why LA is the Best Place to Build
Carter Reum: Why LA is the Best Place to Build

M13's Carter Reum explains why Los Angeles has become a consumer hub—and how M13 thinks about investing in consumer tech, fintech, e-commerce, and more.

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Carter Reum: Why LA is the Best Place to Build

M13's Carter Reum explains why Los Angeles has become a consumer hub—and how M13 thinks about investing in consumer tech, fintech, e-commerce, and more.

The Consumer VC podcast with Mike Gelb

October 26, 2021

Carter Reum: Why LA is the Best Place to Build
M13's Karl Alomar: 5 Things I Need to See Before Making a VC Investment
M13's Karl Alomar: 5 Things I Need to See Before Making a VC Investment

From data trends and business model economics to scalable solutions and the people, here’s what M13 Managing Partner Karl Alomar looks for in early-stage startups.

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M13's Karl Alomar: 5 Things I Need to See Before Making a VC Investment

From data trends and business model economics to scalable solutions and the people, here’s what M13 Managing Partner Karl Alomar looks for in early-stage startups.

Authority Magazine

October 21, 2021

M13's Karl Alomar: 5 Things I Need to See Before Making a VC Investment
Next Billion-Dollar Startups
Next Billion-Dollar Startups

Check out M13 portfolio company Shef on this Forbes list of 25 venture-backed startups most likely to become unicorns.

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Next Billion-Dollar Startups

Check out M13 portfolio company Shef on this Forbes list of 25 venture-backed startups most likely to become unicorns.

Forbes

October 12, 2021

Next Billion-Dollar Startups
One-Time TikTok Rival Byte Relaunches as Clash
One-Time TikTok Rival Byte Relaunches as Clash

Learn more about how Byte has relaunched as M13 portfolio company Clash, an app for video creators and their top fans.

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One-Time TikTok Rival Byte Relaunches as Clash

Learn more about how Byte has relaunched as M13 portfolio company Clash, an app for video creators and their top fans.

TechCrunch

October 12, 2021

One-Time TikTok Rival Byte Relaunches as Clash
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