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Crypto and the Consumer: The Road Ahead
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.

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7 Financing Options for DTC Brands
7 Financing Options for DTC Brands

Providing insight into alternative forms of financing for DTC founders.

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7 Financing Options for DTC Brands

Providing insight into alternative forms of financing for DTC founders.

Brent Murri & Jack Gorab & Gaelen Hendrickson

September 15, 2022

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7 Financing Options for DTC Brands
How Gen Z is Driving the Future of Work, Commerce and Living
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.

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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.

Anna Barber & Morgan Blumberg

September 6, 2022

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How Gen Z is Driving the Future of Work, Commerce and Living
Investing in Nori: A Sustainable Solution Against Climate Change
Investing in Nori: A Sustainable Solution Against Climate Change

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

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Investing in Nori: A Sustainable Solution Against Climate Change

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

Latif Peracha

July 27, 2022

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Investing in Nori: A Sustainable Solution Against Climate Change
Future of Health: Spotlight on Kindra
Future of Health: Spotlight on Kindra

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

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Future of Health: Spotlight on Kindra

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

Christine Choi & Emilee Gu

July 13, 2022

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Future of Health: Spotlight on Kindra
Future of Health: Spotlight on Form Health
Future of Health: Spotlight on Form Health

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

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Future of Health: Spotlight on Form Health

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

Emilee Gu & Christine Choi

July 1, 2022

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Future of Health: Spotlight on Form Health
Breaking taboos to open access to health
Breaking taboos to open access to health

Highlights from a conversation about difficult topics in health.

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Breaking taboos to open access to health

Highlights from a conversation about difficult topics in health.

Christine Choi & Emilee Gu

June 23, 2022

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Breaking taboos to open access to health
Investing in the Future of Health: Digital Health for Specialty Care
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.

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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.

Morgan Blumberg

June 16, 2022

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Investing in the Future of Health: Digital Health for Specialty Care
Reflections on ‘Earn’
Reflections on ‘Earn’

Investing in the web3 earn category

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Reflections on ‘Earn’

Investing in the web3 earn category

Mark Grace & Latif Peracha

June 8, 2022

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Reflections on ‘Earn’
Investing in the Future of Commerce
Investing in the Future of Commerce

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

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Investing in the Future of Commerce

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

Brent Murri & Anna Barber

March 3, 2022

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Investing in the Future of Commerce
VC Predictions 2022: 10 Industry Trends We’re Tracking
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.

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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.

M13 Partnership

December 10, 2021

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VC Predictions 2022: 10 Industry Trends We’re Tracking
How Femtech Innovations Can Help Break Taboos Around Women’s Health
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.

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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

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How Femtech Innovations Can Help Break Taboos Around Women’s Health
5 Trailblazing Women in Health and Wellness
5 Trailblazing Women in Health and Wellness

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

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5 Trailblazing Women in Health and Wellness

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

Christine Choi

June 17, 2021

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5 Trailblazing Women in Health and Wellness
Why Edtech Is Overdue for Reinvention
Why Edtech Is Overdue for Reinvention

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

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Why Edtech Is Overdue for Reinvention

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

Jawhara Tariq

June 3, 2021

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Why Edtech Is Overdue for Reinvention
Analysis: Executive Experience Can Nearly Double Investors’ Rate of Return
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.

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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

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Analysis: Executive Experience Can Nearly Double Investors’ Rate of Return
Why Telehealth is Here to Stay
Why Telehealth is Here to Stay

Check out our three predictions in digital health for 2021.

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Why Telehealth is Here to Stay

Check out our three predictions in digital health for 2021.

Latif Peracha

December 18, 2020

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Why Telehealth is Here to Stay
5 Reflections on Investing
5 Reflections on Investing

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

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5 Reflections on Investing

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

Latif Peracha

December 15, 2020

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5 Reflections on Investing
Audio's Cambrian Moment: Why We Invest in Audio Technology
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.

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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.

Brent Murri

October 14, 2020

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Audio's Cambrian Moment: Why We Invest in Audio Technology
The Evolving Food Delivery Landscape
The Evolving Food Delivery Landscape

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

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The Evolving Food Delivery Landscape

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

Mark Grace & Rima Reddy

July 23, 2020

3 min read

The Evolving Food Delivery Landscape
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