🚀 The one where they reunited
Announcing Justine's new role and Olivia's return to Accelerated!
Big news this week - Justine is joining a16z as a consumer investment partner. She’ll be focused on investing in the future of commerce, via both consumer-facing platforms and infrastructure for brands. Click through to the thread ⬆️ for more.
We’re also thrilled to announce that will once again be co-writing Accelerated! Olivia joined a16z’s consumer team last summer, and we’re so excited to be reuniting.
We’re more committed than ever to making Accelerated the best resource for demystifying the world of tech and VC. We’d love your honest feedback about what you like and what we could be doing better - you can DM us on Twitter with thoughts (Justine & Olivia) or respond to this email.
You’ll see some adjustments to the structure of the newsletter, as this new role brings changes to what we can cover. This also means we have a short issue of Accelerated this week - but we promise there’s a lot more to come! 🚀
Coinbase - Principal, Ventures & Ecosystem* (Remote)
Instacart - Marketplace Ops Associate (Remote)
Niantic - Chief of Staff, Product Management (SF)
Flexport - Biz Ops Associate, Senior Ventures Associate* (SF)
MasterClass - Associate Product Manager (SF)
Oliver Space - Strategic Finance Associate, Strategy & Ops Associate (SF, LA)
a16z - Growth Deal Partner, Enterprise Deal Partner (Menlo Park)
DCVC - Associate (Palo Alto)
PayPal Ventures - Analyst (San Jose)
Bloomberg Beta - Associate (NYC)
*Requests 3+ years of experience.
SoFi - Investment Strategy Intern (Remote)
Acelerate - Ops Intern (Remote)
Square - Creative PM Intern (Remote)
Box - Product Analyst Intern (Remote)
Roofstock - BD Intern (Remote)
Uber - Performance Marketing Intern (SF)
Nobell Foods - MBA Commercialization Intern (South SF)
Roblox - Biz Ops Intern (San Mateo)
Poshmark - PM Intern (Redwood City)
SVB - SVB Capital Intern (Menlo Park)
Verb Energy - Marketing Intern (NYC)
puppy of the week 🐶
Meet Clyde, a four-month-old Great Dane who lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He enjoys staying pawsitive, wearing festive bandanas, and sitting on his friends.
You can follow him on Instagram @clyde_s_dane!
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