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Specter Monitor #62 ๐Ÿ›ถ

Jan 25, 2023

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Specter Monitor #62 ๐Ÿ›ถ

Jan 25, 2023

Written by

Specter Monitor

Newsletter

Specter Monitor #62 ๐Ÿ›ถ

Jan 25, 2023

Written by

Specter Monitor

Newsletter

Specter Monitor #62 ๐Ÿ›ถ

Jan 25, 2023

Written by

Specter Monitor

Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. Weโ€™ll work hard to bring you actionable insights into whatโ€™s happening in todayโ€™s markets while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. โœจ

๐Ÿ”ฎ Talents of the Week

Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Vijay Menon (US, 2020): Founder & CEO at Butter Payments.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 6.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 712 Days.

  • Description: Butter provides a payments intelligence platform for resolving payment failures.

  • Prev. Experience: Head of Back-End Product @ Scribd, Product Lead, Growth, & Retention @ Dropbox, Head of Retention and Engagement @ Microsoft, Data Scientist @ Sacramento Kings, Founder & CEO @ CollegeCommit, Researcher @ IBM

  • Total Funding: $28.8M / $22M Latest Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Atomic, Transpose Platform Management, Spring Tide Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Renate Nyborg (US, 2022): Founder in Residence at AI Fund.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Prev. Experience: CEO @ Tinder, General Manager @ Headspace Inc., App Store Subscription Business Lead @ Apple, Founder & CEO @ Pleo, Global Director of Mobile @ Edelman, Head of Mobile Business Development @ dmg Media.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.


๐ŸŽฑ Strategic Intelligence

Inspired by Michael Lewisโ€™ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Rive (US, 2016) - Featured by Specter on: 2020 - Week 32.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 905 Days.

  • Description: Rive is a real-time animation software provider.

  • Total Funding: $10M / $14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, Unusual Ventures.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Claypot (US, 2022) - Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Description: Claypot provides a platform for real-time machine learning.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: Quite Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 01/2023.


๐Ÿ’ Cherry-Picked Companies

Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Inflow (EU, 2020)Specter Rank: 87 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Inflow is creating a digital healthcare program for people with ADHD, by people with ADHD.

  • Total Funding: $11M / โ‚ฌ14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Octopus Ventures, Hoxton Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Joshua Browder, Rhythm VC, Yusuf Sherwani, Maroof Ahmed, Michael Gibbs, Sarim Siddiqui.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +48%; Team: +76%; Social: +58%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Karta (US, 2020) - Specter Rank: 450 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Karta offers smart company cards that helps in automating expense reports and simplify company spending.

  • Total Funding: N/A Latest Pre Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +920.94%; Team: +160%; Social: +71%.

Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. Weโ€™ll work hard to bring you actionable insights into whatโ€™s happening in todayโ€™s markets while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. โœจ

๐Ÿ”ฎ Talents of the Week

Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Vijay Menon (US, 2020): Founder & CEO at Butter Payments.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 6.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 712 Days.

  • Description: Butter provides a payments intelligence platform for resolving payment failures.

  • Prev. Experience: Head of Back-End Product @ Scribd, Product Lead, Growth, & Retention @ Dropbox, Head of Retention and Engagement @ Microsoft, Data Scientist @ Sacramento Kings, Founder & CEO @ CollegeCommit, Researcher @ IBM

  • Total Funding: $28.8M / $22M Latest Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Atomic, Transpose Platform Management, Spring Tide Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Renate Nyborg (US, 2022): Founder in Residence at AI Fund.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Prev. Experience: CEO @ Tinder, General Manager @ Headspace Inc., App Store Subscription Business Lead @ Apple, Founder & CEO @ Pleo, Global Director of Mobile @ Edelman, Head of Mobile Business Development @ dmg Media.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.


๐ŸŽฑ Strategic Intelligence

Inspired by Michael Lewisโ€™ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Rive (US, 2016) - Featured by Specter on: 2020 - Week 32.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 905 Days.

  • Description: Rive is a real-time animation software provider.

  • Total Funding: $10M / $14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, Unusual Ventures.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Claypot (US, 2022) - Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Description: Claypot provides a platform for real-time machine learning.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: Quite Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 01/2023.


๐Ÿ’ Cherry-Picked Companies

Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Inflow (EU, 2020)Specter Rank: 87 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Inflow is creating a digital healthcare program for people with ADHD, by people with ADHD.

  • Total Funding: $11M / โ‚ฌ14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Octopus Ventures, Hoxton Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Joshua Browder, Rhythm VC, Yusuf Sherwani, Maroof Ahmed, Michael Gibbs, Sarim Siddiqui.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +48%; Team: +76%; Social: +58%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Karta (US, 2020) - Specter Rank: 450 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Karta offers smart company cards that helps in automating expense reports and simplify company spending.

  • Total Funding: N/A Latest Pre Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +920.94%; Team: +160%; Social: +71%.

Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. Weโ€™ll work hard to bring you actionable insights into whatโ€™s happening in todayโ€™s markets while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. โœจ

๐Ÿ”ฎ Talents of the Week

Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Vijay Menon (US, 2020): Founder & CEO at Butter Payments.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 6.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 712 Days.

  • Description: Butter provides a payments intelligence platform for resolving payment failures.

  • Prev. Experience: Head of Back-End Product @ Scribd, Product Lead, Growth, & Retention @ Dropbox, Head of Retention and Engagement @ Microsoft, Data Scientist @ Sacramento Kings, Founder & CEO @ CollegeCommit, Researcher @ IBM

  • Total Funding: $28.8M / $22M Latest Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Atomic, Transpose Platform Management, Spring Tide Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Renate Nyborg (US, 2022): Founder in Residence at AI Fund.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Prev. Experience: CEO @ Tinder, General Manager @ Headspace Inc., App Store Subscription Business Lead @ Apple, Founder & CEO @ Pleo, Global Director of Mobile @ Edelman, Head of Mobile Business Development @ dmg Media.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.


๐ŸŽฑ Strategic Intelligence

Inspired by Michael Lewisโ€™ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Rive (US, 2016) - Featured by Specter on: 2020 - Week 32.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 905 Days.

  • Description: Rive is a real-time animation software provider.

  • Total Funding: $10M / $14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, Unusual Ventures.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Claypot (US, 2022) - Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Description: Claypot provides a platform for real-time machine learning.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: Quite Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 01/2023.


๐Ÿ’ Cherry-Picked Companies

Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Inflow (EU, 2020)Specter Rank: 87 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Inflow is creating a digital healthcare program for people with ADHD, by people with ADHD.

  • Total Funding: $11M / โ‚ฌ14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Octopus Ventures, Hoxton Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Joshua Browder, Rhythm VC, Yusuf Sherwani, Maroof Ahmed, Michael Gibbs, Sarim Siddiqui.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +48%; Team: +76%; Social: +58%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Karta (US, 2020) - Specter Rank: 450 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Karta offers smart company cards that helps in automating expense reports and simplify company spending.

  • Total Funding: N/A Latest Pre Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +920.94%; Team: +160%; Social: +71%.

Specter Monitor is a data-driven newsletter for investors interested in learning about the latest market trends, signals, and opportunities. Our audience includes some of the most legendary VC investors in the world. Weโ€™ll work hard to bring you actionable insights into whatโ€™s happening in todayโ€™s markets while celebrating data-driven wins and predictions. โœจ

๐Ÿ”ฎ Talents of the Week

Specter tracks real-time top talents movements across the world to detect actionable investment opportunities before anyone else.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Vijay Menon (US, 2020): Founder & CEO at Butter Payments.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2021 - Week 6.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 712 Days.

  • Description: Butter provides a payments intelligence platform for resolving payment failures.

  • Prev. Experience: Head of Back-End Product @ Scribd, Product Lead, Growth, & Retention @ Dropbox, Head of Retention and Engagement @ Microsoft, Data Scientist @ Sacramento Kings, Founder & CEO @ CollegeCommit, Researcher @ IBM

  • Total Funding: $28.8M / $22M Latest Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Norwest Venture Partners, Atomic, Transpose Platform Management, Spring Tide Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Renate Nyborg (US, 2022): Founder in Residence at AI Fund.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Prev. Experience: CEO @ Tinder, General Manager @ Headspace Inc., App Store Subscription Business Lead @ Apple, Founder & CEO @ Pleo, Global Director of Mobile @ Edelman, Head of Mobile Business Development @ dmg Media.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.


๐ŸŽฑ Strategic Intelligence

Inspired by Michael Lewisโ€™ Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game - Strategic Intelligence is a stealth engine that tracks online and social behaviour of corporate insiders and leading investors.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Rive (US, 2016) - Featured by Specter on: 2020 - Week 32.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 905 Days.

  • Description: Rive is a real-time animation software provider.

  • Total Funding: $10M / $14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Andreessen Horowitz, Two Sigma Ventures, Unusual Ventures.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Claypot (US, 2022) - Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 04.

  • Description: Claypot provides a platform for real-time machine learning.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: Quite Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 01/2023.


๐Ÿ’ Cherry-Picked Companies

Specter tracks the alternative data performance of millions of companies and, on a monthly basis, flags the ones who are likely to increase in valuation.

๐Ÿช„ Predicted:

Inflow (EU, 2020)Specter Rank: 87 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Inflow is creating a digital healthcare program for people with ADHD, by people with ADHD.

  • Total Funding: $11M / โ‚ฌ14M Latest Series A Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Y Combinator, Octopus Ventures, Hoxton Ventures, Route 66 Ventures, Joshua Browder, Rhythm VC, Yusuf Sherwani, Maroof Ahmed, Michael Gibbs, Sarim Siddiqui.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +48%; Team: +76%; Social: +58%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Karta (US, 2020) - Specter Rank: 450 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Karta offers smart company cards that helps in automating expense reports and simplify company spending.

  • Total Funding: N/A Latest Pre Seed Round in 01/2023.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +920.94%; Team: +160%; Social: +71%.

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