February 2022: Skillshare enters the Indian market
News from ClimateTrade, Maicoin, Pique Action, Shoppa, and Skillshare; Ramanan's post about those that "brung you to the dance."
ClimateTrade announced its €7 million Pre-Series A.
Maicoin plans to launch a dollar-backed stablecoin.
Pique Action made a video about Joro.
Skillshare announced its entrance into the Indian EdTech market.
John spoke with e27 about behavior change and the climate crisis.
Ramanan wrote a blog post about gratitude for those that "brung you to the dance."
What We Are Reading
WRI on behavior change: "As the last two years have shown us, if we try to tackle existential threats to humanity without tackling human behavior — in all its fascinating and maddening diversity — we will come up short in grievous ways."
Philospher Elizabeth Cripps on climate apathy in The Guardian: "I’m not saying you (or I) should feel guilty about this unfolding global disaster, but we should feel ashamed."
The Amasia website for an overview of our firm, our team, and our portfolio.
The Amasia blog for essays on the VC business, our portfolio, and our impact.
The In Our Hands podcast with theorists and practitioners in climate science and behavior change (with full transcripts if you prefer text).
The Futureverse podcast with authors of climate-related fiction (with full transcripts if you prefer text).
Ramanan’s blog for personal essays.