The One Who Defines the Category Wins the Category – David Sacks with CRAFT Ventures

No objective is more important for SaaS founders than early category leadership. Over 75% of the market cap in a software category typically goes to the category leader. VCs know this, so funding disproportionately flows to startups that can lay claim to early category leadership. Perception often becomes reality, as the startup with the mostContinue reading “The One Who Defines the Category Wins the Category – David Sacks with CRAFT Ventures”

AngelList reports on seed stage, investors would increase their expected return by broadly indexing into every credible deal.

Startup Growth and Venture Returns: What We Found When We Analyzed Thousands of VC Deals Link to post > AngelList Conventional investing wisdom tells us that VCs should pass on most deals they see. But our research indicates otherwise: At the seed stage, investors would increase their expected return by broadly indexing into every credibleContinue reading “AngelList reports on seed stage, investors would increase their expected return by broadly indexing into every credible deal.”

The Future of Luxury Is Freedom

Beyond goods, services and experiences, freedom will become the ultimate signifier of status. Article link > https://www.businessoffashion.com TORONTO, Canada — In essence, luxury is about status, playing to that fundamentally human need to communicate who you are and how you fit into the social hierarchy. Through the ages and across cultures, status has been expressedContinue reading “The Future of Luxury Is Freedom”

New fashion categories are needed to save jobs in the Age-of-Automation

Shifts are taking place across job sectors and the automation taking place within fashion industry must be redefined to provide for new opportunities, thereby the advocating & developing of new categories, and from that innovative designs, businesses, workforce, manufacturing, etc. to meet the market demands for this century. * Below is report and chart from statista.comContinue reading “New fashion categories are needed to save jobs in the Age-of-Automation”

Size of the global and U.S. urban streetwear market in 2015 (in billion U.S. dollars)

This statistic depicts the size of the global and U.S. urban streetwear market in 2015. In that year, the U.S. urban streetwear market was valued at about 80 billion U.S. dollars and globally $175 billion. Link to source > https://www.statista.com/statistics/672233/size-of-the-global-and-us-urban-streetwear-market/

What is Resort Pop Wear?

Resort Pop Wear : defined as — fashion category that signifies — Style, Travel, Pop Culture, that is unique in its casual design, lightweight, breathable, yet very fashionable.   The roots are a mix of Resort Wear — Streetwear to create the fashion category known as, Resort Pop Wear. Adventurous youth culture is the through-line in which this fashion category is unequivocallyContinue reading “What is Resort Pop Wear?”