We have our own point of view on the people, technologies, and conversations that will shape the future.
At Manifest 2023, Menlo’s Steve Sloane moderated a panel with top supply chain experts to discuss current trends and shifts within the industry, as well as their predictions for the future.
As we consider the post-COVID economy, we reflect on previous recessions to inform our predictions about how various asset classes and business models might perform.
SPACs were seemingly everywhere—a previously esoteric financial strategy exploded into prominence in 2020 and 2021.
Insurtech has been hot—at least seven venture-backed insurers will have gone public since the second half of 2020.
The end of 2020 will be marked by a series of high-profile consumer technology IPOs, including several marketplace businesses.
The pandemic’s pressures compressed trends toward digital and virtual care that might otherwise have taken years into a few months.
I recently found myself wondering how venture returns correlate to public market performance during market turbulence.
Downturns are historically terrible for M&A, but there are reasons to believe that may not be the case during this recession. Markets have shown an unfortunate ability to accelerate deal...
As e-commerce continues to expand, the demand for warehouse workers is growing faster than the labor supply and creating an increased need for automation.
What does my crystal ball say about the outlook for venture capital in 2017? The building blocks of a better year are in place. Many venture capital firms are flush with...
Until recently, Silicon Valley companies and investors alike have bemoaned the lack of technology initial public offerings.
What is the actual financial impact of Brexit for early-stage technology companies in Silicon Valley? Zip, zilch, nada.
Physical retail is dying—a trend which has been ongoing for years and is now accelerating.
The number of SaaS applications has exploded and there is a rising wave of software innovation in the area of APIs that provide critical connective tissue and increasingly important functionality.
Facebook’s announcement that its messenger platform will feature bots served as the crescendo for all of the recent excitement around conversational commerce.
In this post, we will explain why on-demand marketplaces have a distinct advantage in terms of avoiding disintermediation, maintaining pricing power, and boosting acquisition efficiency.