January 2022: NYT buys The Athletic
News from The Athletic, Clarity, Living Food, and Pique Action; Amasia featured in DealStreet Asia
Amasia was featured in DealStreet Asia. From the interview: "It is increasingly obvious that there isn't just an existing sub-segment of the investment universe that can make an impact."
Ramanan was interviewed by Tech For Impact Asia. From the interview: "We are anxious to avoid missing the forest for the trees, and by that we mean not falling in love with granular metrics if the macro picture is awry."
John was interviewed by KRAsia and CNBC. From the KRAsia interview: "Industry players in crypto need to be more eco-friendly, and that will require innovation."
The New York Times is purchasing The Athletic for $550 million.
Clarity added 45 sensors to the Breathe London network, bring the total to 300+ sensors.
Living Food raised a $7.5M Series A led by Amasia.
Pique Action is a finalist in the NEXT Challenge for Media and Journalism.
What We Are Writing and Saying
Ramanan spoke with Dr. Katy Milkman about behavior change and building climate-friendly habits.
John published a new vlog on ensuring quality in carbon credits.
John wrote an article on carbon offsets for EcoBusiness.
Ramanan announced his new book, In Our Hands, on Twitter.
What We Are Reading
Grist's 22 Predictions for 2022 had interesting insights from experts in energy, food, policy, business, and tech.
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.