Tech Deciphered

Tech Deciphered

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Tech DECIPHERED brings you the Entrepreneur and Investor views on Big Tech, VC and Start-up news, opinion pieces and research


#13 – The coming decade in tech, the 2020s, and its impact on the world we live in – Part 3
Jul 7 • 57 min
In this, the third and final episode on the 2020s decade, we look forward, with our scenario planning methodology, into the late 2020s and specifically discuss Next Platforms & Structural Tech, Venture Capital & Start-ups and end with an overall framing…
#12 – The coming decade in tech, the 2020s, and its impact on the world we live in – Part 2
Jun 24 • 48 min
In this episode, the second part of our discussion on the 2020s, we will use our scenario planning methodology to project forward into the latter part of the 2020 decade, so that we can deep-dive into the future of Energy & Climate Change, Healthcare,…
#11 – The coming decade in tech, the 2020s, and its impact on the world we live in
Jun 15 • 55 min
In this episode, we will start discussing the 2020s. We will introduce a unique and novel framework that we will follow around scenario planning, frame when exactly the 2020s start (hint: starts with a C and ends with 19), debate the macro landscape -…
#10B – A review of the past decade in tech, the 2010s, and its impact on the world we live in
May 27 • 40 min
We split this episode into two parts: in this, the second and final part (10B), we discuss the significant shifts in business models and the funding landscape that happened in the 2010s. We deep-dive into these business models, e.g. freemium,…
#10A – A review of the past decade in tech, the 2010s, and its impact on the world we live in
May 19 • 54 min
We split this episode into two parts: in this, the first part (10A), we argue the 2010 decade actually started with the 2008 crisis, the advent of the iPhone, the App Store and the move of the world to the cloud. We go in-depth into the macro-trends of…
#9B – Impact of COVID-19 in the World, Venture Capital and Start-ups
May 9 • 40 min
We split this episode into two parts: in this, the second and final part (9B), we discuss the implications of COVID-19 in the Venture Capital and the Start-up ecosystems. We share our no-BS view on how easy/how difficult it will be to fundraise, depending…
#9A – Impact of COVID-19 in the World, Venture Capital and Start-ups
Apr 30 • 34 min
We split this episode into two parts: in this, the first part (9A), we discuss the broad implications of COVID-19, the short-term and long-term implications, how this is the “end of the world, as we know it”, but why there are many reasons to be hopeful…
#8 – Demystifying Venture Capital, Private Equity and Start-up success
Apr 16 • 65 min
We demystify a whole lot in this episode of Tech DECIPHERED. We demystify Venture Capital and its nitty gritty decision-making processes and operating models. We demystify Private Equity vs Venture Capital and explain the differences between both. We…
#7 – The “Silicon Valley bubble” bursts, why that is good news, and the IPO landscape in hardware vs. software and enterprise vs. consumer
Mar 15 • 54 min
We launch into why 100 Bn in value just evaporated from “Silicon Valley” and why that is a good thing for private companies and investors going forward. We discuss the rationality of public markets and go into the IPO landscape… B2B vs B2C, as well as…
#6 – The value of an idea, how you should pitch VCs and the truth about product management
Mar 15 • 53 min
We discuss whether you can figure out if your idea is worth 1 Bn or not in advance (spoiler alert: NO), analyse several frameworks that are still useful in that analyses, why not being a lemming makes sense in the investment space, and why founders and…
#5 – The Media war(s) are all around us, but how much content is too much content?
Mar 15 • 59 min
We go in-depth on the ongoing media streaming wars touching upon Apple, Disney, Netflix, AT&T… and well, we spend a lot of time talking about Disney, our new Media overlord. We discuss whether we are at “Peak TV”, audio streaming and the Marvel Universe…
#4 – The fragile landscape of wearables, the future of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC 2.0) and the Google Squeeze (?)
Mar 15 • 54 min
We really get into a discussion on Apple’s, Google’s, Nike’s, Fitbit’s and Garmin’s strategies. We talk about the evolution of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC 2.0), the “Google Squeeze”, and we end up disagreeing a couple of times, although no co-hosts were…
#3 – (Almost) everything you need to know about Generation Z, including some actionable stuff as well
Mar 15 • 51 min
We do an in-depth episode on our “saviour generation” (as Nuno calls them), gen Z: who are they, what do they stand for, what are their aspirations and hopes, why does it matter so much, how entrepreneurial will they be, how will they engage, what…
#2 – The future of direct-to-consumer, the vital importance of … chicken, and the future of food delivery
Mar 14 • 44 min
We discuss the future of direct to consumer brands and the long awaited reclaiming of end-consumer relationships by the L’Oreals and Philips of the world, and why Nuno won’t do “automatic toothbrush head re-ordering” any time soon. We talk about the…
#1 – Lessons from the grandfather of Venture Capital, evolution of the VC landscape and how big is big (in markets)
Mar 9 • 44 min
We get Tech DECIPHERED started by discussing the lessons learnt from the grandfather of Silicon Valley Venture Capital and founder of Sequoia Capital, Don Valentine… learn what the Don Valentine jacket was all about. We go behind the curtain on how the…
#0 – The Origin Story
Mar 8 • 8 min
A short primer on what to expect of the new Tech Deciphered Show and why you should tune in.Learn more about what Tech Deciphered’s origin story, its format and tone, as well as an introduction and background of the 2 co-hosts: Nuno Goncalves Pedro,…