June 2023: Dialpad crosses $200mm ARR mark
Also: news from Clarity, Finch, Skillshare, Spren and Unravel Carbon; the new Amasia Fellows are here; and THREE new podcast episodes!
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Clarity was featured in a Vox article on air pollution.
Dialpad broke the $200-million-dollar revenue mark, and is delivering 12 Ai products in 12 months.
Finch founder Lizzie Horvitz was on Molly Wood's climate solutions podcast.
Skillshare added achievement badges to its courses and more filters to its search.
Spren reached the top 200 Health and Fitness apps in the App Store.
Unravel Carbon helped Concourse reduce the carbon footprints of duty-free stores by 34%.
Amasia welcomed two undergraduate fellows for our summer fellowship.
We launched a new episode of Futureverse with author Ruthanna Emrys.
We re-released the In Our Hands episode with Karen Seto.
We re-released the In Our Hands episode with Daniel Aldana Cohen.
We published a new chapter summary from Ramanan's book.
What We’re Reading
In July, we are interviewing Kim Stanley Robinson, by far the best-known of all fiction authors writing about climate. His most recent work is the globally acclaimed The Ministry for the Future. If you have questions you’d like us to ask him, please drop us a note.
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.