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🗞️ What's trending?
Substack co-founder Hamish McKenzie said that the company had previously used the People & Co. team to consult on their fellowship and mentorship programs and that members of the team would now be working on a variety of new efforts, from scaling programs to help writers with legal support and health insurance to community-guided projects like workshops and meetups to help crowdsource insights.
The company launched Stage Channels, its own Clubhouse-like voice event rooms, in late March. With those building blocks in place, in June Discord will start surfacing events (think open mic nights, book clubs, etc.) through a new portal called Stage Discovery, adding a way for anybody to connect with the cool communities in the process.
📹 Geneva - Your new communication app for communities!
Li Jin's Atelier Ventures officially launched Geneva yesterday - a communication app for groups, clubs & communities of all sizes. Create rooms and chat, post, talk, video call, stream and more..
📚 Learning Pit
As Big Tech companies have continued to mass censor public social media platforms and used their algorithms to manipulate the posts that users see, the popularity of community chat apps has soared. These alternatives provide many of the same community chat features as Discord without the censorship. Many also use privacy-preserving technology that ensures that only you and the people you’re chatting with can see the conversations.
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An online curator and discovery platform for global communities across all platforms.
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Erik's Village Global is an early stage venture capital firm backed by some of the world's most successful entrepreneurs. They have invested in a multitude of startups, globally.
On the other hand, his other company - On Deck, "is building Stanford for the Internet". It's where the world's top talent comes to connect.
🔦 Spotlight on a CBC (Cohort-Based-Course)
Sahil's "The Minimalist Entrepreneur" is a four-week cohort-based course for founders who want to learn to do more with less. He'll cover his approach to starting a business from scratch, as well as scaling it to your definition of success. Plus, once you get there, how to own it such that it doesn't own you.
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