NEXT Update #65 - Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?

Welcome to another issue of our NEXT Update! We have three great long reads about companies growing i
NEXT Update #65 - Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?
By NEXT Amsterdam • Issue #65
Welcome to another issue of our NEXT Update! We have three great long reads about companies growing into real companies or failing miserably in the process. More money is not always bigger chance of success!
We also made a preview of Esther’s The Corporate Startup book available for free! So if you want more reading material this weekend, download the first two chapters for free
- Esther and Timan

Articles
The Demise Of Tilt: A Bargain For Airbnb, A Classic Loss For Investors Like Andreessen Horowitz
In 2015, social payments company Tilt was worth $375 million. Less than two years later, it had lost over 95% of its value and was sold for a pittance. What happened? Very long article with lots of insight.
After Years of Challenges, Foursquare Has Found its Purpose -- and Profits
We have always loved Foursquare. Great to see they finally pivoted into something that works! But how did they get there?
Is this the end of venture capital as we know it?
Interesting take on the VC world. One of the problems with bigger and bigger funds is that small investments get less and less attractive. Every single investment should have the potential to return the entire fund. 
Bonus
How Elon Musk learns faster and better than everyone else
Great article about WHY Elon Musk is so successful. Simply saying it is because he works so much is not enough. There has to be a deeper reason for it.
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