What we learned together on Network Capital this week?
Quick recap of the last 7 days
Hope you had a rejuvenating weekend. This week, we are thrilled to officially launch the course on Hyper Growth B2B Product Management with Prateek Jain.
Prateek Jain has built his category of one leading a team of product managers at Twilio. He is a Columbia Business School alumnus and a Network Capital patron. Delighted that he is now teaching what he ❤️ on Network Capital
If you want to learn B2B product management, Prateek is one of the best to learn from. He is an empathetic teacher who combines data with specific knowledge of scaling products ground-up.
By the end of the course, you will have
⚡️The skills to unpeel the complexity of product management
👨👩🏫 A network of ambitious product managers
🚀 Mental models to solve tricky product challenges
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NC New York | July 29, 2022 at 7pm
NC Berlin | August 5, 2022 at 5pm
NC Delhi | August 6, 2022 at 6:30pm
NC London | August 13, 2022
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💌 Cambridge Professor Shailaja Fennel explains our broken relationship with food - If we are what we eat, then our relationship with food is deeply personal. Over the decades there have been massive increase in agricultural output. Far from being short of food, we now produce much more than what is required to feed the world. There is a ton of wastage in the supply chain and we seem to have prioritized convenience over nutrition. That has resulted in a global obesity epidemic.
💌 The Concept of Elite Bargain + Why Beer and Pizza are Important for Understanding Development Economics - In his new book “Gambling on Development”, he explains how some countries progress while others do not. He reckons it has to do with the “elite bargain” an underlying commitment to growth and development by members of a country’s elite (the people within the fabric of society, the economy, and politics who make decisions or can disproportionately influence them).
💌 Ex-Palantir CFO, "Silicon Valley Pornstar", and the Crisis of Masculinity - In his new book “Silicon Valley Pornstar”, Jason deconstructs how and why a person of his wealth and stature went out of his way to destroy everything he had worked on. He talks about his childhood trauma of his father walking out and his mother having to deal with the situation with anti-depressants.
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