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A Diversity & Inclusion Hiring Checklist for Startups

Startups can and should integrate diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging principles from their very first hire. Here’s how.

August 21, 2023

8 min read

AI and the Future of Work

How we see jobs evolving in the era of AI—and the questions companies need to be asking to prepare for this sea change.

August 15, 2023

8 min read

Propulsion, Not Just Platform: M13’s System to Help Founders Build Better Businesses

Our Propulsion model helps founders execute faster and with less capital towards better outcomes.

August 14, 2023

8 min read

How Good Leadership Is Connected to Good Books and a Good Night’s Sleep

Arianna Huffington and Padma Warrior join M13 Future Perfect to discuss wellness and productivity, why you shouldn’t interview while tired, and how reading can extend your life.

July 12, 2023

2 min read

The Talent of Tomorrow–Shaping the Workforce of the Future

We have a responsibility today to shape the workforce of the future by moving away from outdated talent practices, starting with K-12 education.

June 27, 2023

3 min read

Taking the Vital Signs of Healthcare Innovation

The healthcare industry is rife with communication and technology gaps. FORM and Canvas Medical are trying to close them.

June 20, 2023

3 min read

How to Survive a Hype Cycle

An AI founder, a crypto founder, and a venture investor explain how they keep focus in a noisy world.

June 15, 2023

4 min read

AI Is Coming for Our Work. That’s a Good Thing.

Adobe’s Scott Belsky digs into what the proliferation of AI tools means for human workers.

June 7, 2023

3 min read

The Future of Investing Is Brighter Than You May Think

How investing experts are keeping a long-term perspective—and why now is a great time to innovate.

June 1, 2023

4 min read

The Thesis Driving M13's Fintech Investment Strategy

We dive into how the fintech sector has changed, key opportunity areas, and where we’re placing our bets on the future of money.

March 28, 2023

9 min read

Celebrating Our Partner-Founder Relationships

At M13, we know that relationships are everything. That’s why we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day by sharing what we love about our partnerships with founding teams.

February 14, 2023

4 min read

If You’ve Been Laid Off, Here Are Your Next Steps

Thousands of workers have been affected by the most recent wave of layoffs, with more to come. If you’re one of them, here’s what you can do next.

March 24, 2023

7 min read

From web2 to web3: What e-commerce founders need to know

M13 shares insights on web3 and commerce, and why brands should consider a web3 strategy.

January 27, 2023

9 min read

The Top Trends VCs are Tracking for 2023

From the future of work to web3, M13 partners share their top predictions for 2023.

December 21, 2022

5 min read

Q&A with M13 Crypto Investor Mark Grace: Taking a Long-Term View

Crypto investing with a long-term view through crypto failures and FTX fallout

November 29, 2022

7 min read

7 Financing Options for DTC Brands

Providing insight into alternative forms of financing for DTC founders.

September 15, 2022

10 min read

How Gen Z is Driving the Future of Work, Commerce and Living

They may be the future’s great hope, the generation driving their Gen X parents crazy, or both.

September 6, 2022

12 min read

Breaking the Taboo Around Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Investor Sylvia Benito speaks about psychedelic-assisted therapy and its transformative potential.

August 1, 2022

4 min read

Investing in Nori: A Sustainable Solution Against Climate Change

M13 Partner Latif Peracha talks about the drivers behind investing in Nori carbon removal.

July 27, 2022

4 min read

Future of Health: Spotlight on Kindra

Kindra CEO Catherine Balsam-Schwaber shares her journey to destigmatize menopause.

July 13, 2022

2 min read

Future of Health: Spotlight on Form Health

Form founder Evan Richardson talks about destigmatizing the emerging field of Obesity Medicine.

July 1, 2022

3 min read

Breaking taboos to open access to health

Highlights from a conversation about difficult topics in health.

June 23, 2022

2 min read

Investing in the Future of Health: Digital Health for Specialty Care

Digital solutions are seizing the opportunity to lower costs and improve outcomes in some of the most challenging and common underlying chronic conditions.

June 16, 2022

6 min read

Reflections on ‘Earn’

Investing in the web3 earn category

June 8, 2022

3 min read

Investing in the Future of Commerce

M13’s history of investing in DTC brands is propelling us toward the future of commerce.

March 3, 2022

4 min read

VC Predictions 2022: 10 Industry Trends We’re Tracking

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

December 10, 2021

7 min read

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.

October 27, 2021

7 min read

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.

September 24, 2021

10 min read

5 Trailblazing Women in Health and Wellness

Meet the founders, CEOs, and experts who lead adyn, Form Health, Kindra, Rae, and Seed Health.

June 17, 2021

3 min read

Why Edtech Is Overdue for Reinvention

COVID-19 forced us all to adapt. Now it’s time for lasting innovation in education.

June 3, 2021

4 min read

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.

April 9, 2021

5 min read

Why Telehealth is Here to Stay

Check out our three predictions in digital health for 2021.

December 18, 2020

3 min read

5 Reflections on Investing

Before looking ahead to 2021, we’re pausing to share what we’ve learned from building our portfolio.

December 15, 2020

3 min read

Audio's Cambrian Moment: Why We Invest in Audio Technology

M13’s investment thesis is focused on the new tools for audio creation and consumption.

October 14, 2020

3 min read

The Evolving Food Delivery Landscape

Learn more about the consolidation of third-party aggregators and the emergence of direct models.

July 23, 2020

3 min read