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Specter Monitor #67 ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Mar 1, 2023

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Specter Monitor #67 ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Mar 1, 2023

Written by

Specter Monitor

Newsletter

Specter Monitor #67 ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Mar 1, 2023

Written by

Specter Monitor

Newsletter

Specter Monitor #67 ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Mar 1, 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:

Rishi Bhargava (US, 2022): Co-Founder at Descope.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 17 in Stealth.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 313 Days.

  • Description: Descope enables developers to build secure, frictionless authentication and user journeys for any application.

  • Prev. Experience: Board of Directors @ ArmorCode Inc, VP Product Strategy @ Palo Alto Networks, Co-Founder @ Demisto, GM & VP @ Intel Corporation, VP Product Management @ McAfee.

  • Total Funding: $53M / $53M Latest Seed Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: TechAviv, John W. Thompson, Assaf Rappaport, Bipul Sinha, George Kurtz, Silicon Valley CISO Investments, J Ventures, Cerca Partners, Unusual Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Eunjoon Cho (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: Director of Engineering @ Affirm, Director Of Engineering @ Fast, Engineering Manager @ Facebook, Founder & CEO @ Bolt Communications, Software Engineer - Tech Lead Manager @ Google.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Replicate (US, 2019) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 38.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 166 Days.

  • Description: Replicate lets you run machine learning models with a few lines of code, without needing to understand how machine learning works.

  • Total Funding: $17.8M / $12.5M Latest Series A Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Activation Fund, Y Combinator, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Pranav Piyush (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: VP Product & Customer Marketing @ BILL, VP Marketing @ Invoice2go, Head of Growth @ Pilot.com, Head of Growth @ Magento, Senior Product Manager @ Dropbox, Co-Founder @ Padlet, Manager Corporate Strategy @ PayPal.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Tome (US, 2020)Specter Rank: 12 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Tome is an AI-powered, storytelling productivity tool that helps users transform ideas into visually appealing narratives.

  • Total Funding: $75.3M / $43M Latest Series B Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: 500 Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock, 8VC, Coatue, Wing Venture Capital, Eric Schmidt, Audacious Ventures, Bipul Sinha, Emad Mostaque, David Luan.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +16,543%; Team: +45%; Social: +459%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Adept AI (US, 2022) - Specter Rank: 1 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Adept is an ML research and product lab building general intelligence by enabling humans and computers to work together creatively.

  • Total Funding: $65M / $65M Latest Series A Round in 04/2022.

  • Notable Investors: Howie Liu, Root Ventures, Scott Belsky, Greylock, Addition, Chris Re, Sarah Meyohas, Andrej Karpathy

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +639%; Team: +116%; Social: +330%.

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:

Rishi Bhargava (US, 2022): Co-Founder at Descope.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 17 in Stealth.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 313 Days.

  • Description: Descope enables developers to build secure, frictionless authentication and user journeys for any application.

  • Prev. Experience: Board of Directors @ ArmorCode Inc, VP Product Strategy @ Palo Alto Networks, Co-Founder @ Demisto, GM & VP @ Intel Corporation, VP Product Management @ McAfee.

  • Total Funding: $53M / $53M Latest Seed Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: TechAviv, John W. Thompson, Assaf Rappaport, Bipul Sinha, George Kurtz, Silicon Valley CISO Investments, J Ventures, Cerca Partners, Unusual Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Eunjoon Cho (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: Director of Engineering @ Affirm, Director Of Engineering @ Fast, Engineering Manager @ Facebook, Founder & CEO @ Bolt Communications, Software Engineer - Tech Lead Manager @ Google.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Replicate (US, 2019) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 38.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 166 Days.

  • Description: Replicate lets you run machine learning models with a few lines of code, without needing to understand how machine learning works.

  • Total Funding: $17.8M / $12.5M Latest Series A Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Activation Fund, Y Combinator, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Pranav Piyush (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: VP Product & Customer Marketing @ BILL, VP Marketing @ Invoice2go, Head of Growth @ Pilot.com, Head of Growth @ Magento, Senior Product Manager @ Dropbox, Co-Founder @ Padlet, Manager Corporate Strategy @ PayPal.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Tome (US, 2020)Specter Rank: 12 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Tome is an AI-powered, storytelling productivity tool that helps users transform ideas into visually appealing narratives.

  • Total Funding: $75.3M / $43M Latest Series B Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: 500 Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock, 8VC, Coatue, Wing Venture Capital, Eric Schmidt, Audacious Ventures, Bipul Sinha, Emad Mostaque, David Luan.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +16,543%; Team: +45%; Social: +459%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Adept AI (US, 2022) - Specter Rank: 1 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Adept is an ML research and product lab building general intelligence by enabling humans and computers to work together creatively.

  • Total Funding: $65M / $65M Latest Series A Round in 04/2022.

  • Notable Investors: Howie Liu, Root Ventures, Scott Belsky, Greylock, Addition, Chris Re, Sarah Meyohas, Andrej Karpathy

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +639%; Team: +116%; Social: +330%.

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:

Rishi Bhargava (US, 2022): Co-Founder at Descope.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 17 in Stealth.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 313 Days.

  • Description: Descope enables developers to build secure, frictionless authentication and user journeys for any application.

  • Prev. Experience: Board of Directors @ ArmorCode Inc, VP Product Strategy @ Palo Alto Networks, Co-Founder @ Demisto, GM & VP @ Intel Corporation, VP Product Management @ McAfee.

  • Total Funding: $53M / $53M Latest Seed Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: TechAviv, John W. Thompson, Assaf Rappaport, Bipul Sinha, George Kurtz, Silicon Valley CISO Investments, J Ventures, Cerca Partners, Unusual Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Eunjoon Cho (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: Director of Engineering @ Affirm, Director Of Engineering @ Fast, Engineering Manager @ Facebook, Founder & CEO @ Bolt Communications, Software Engineer - Tech Lead Manager @ Google.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Replicate (US, 2019) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 38.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 166 Days.

  • Description: Replicate lets you run machine learning models with a few lines of code, without needing to understand how machine learning works.

  • Total Funding: $17.8M / $12.5M Latest Series A Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Activation Fund, Y Combinator, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Pranav Piyush (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: VP Product & Customer Marketing @ BILL, VP Marketing @ Invoice2go, Head of Growth @ Pilot.com, Head of Growth @ Magento, Senior Product Manager @ Dropbox, Co-Founder @ Padlet, Manager Corporate Strategy @ PayPal.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Tome (US, 2020)Specter Rank: 12 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Tome is an AI-powered, storytelling productivity tool that helps users transform ideas into visually appealing narratives.

  • Total Funding: $75.3M / $43M Latest Series B Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: 500 Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock, 8VC, Coatue, Wing Venture Capital, Eric Schmidt, Audacious Ventures, Bipul Sinha, Emad Mostaque, David Luan.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +16,543%; Team: +45%; Social: +459%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Adept AI (US, 2022) - Specter Rank: 1 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Adept is an ML research and product lab building general intelligence by enabling humans and computers to work together creatively.

  • Total Funding: $65M / $65M Latest Series A Round in 04/2022.

  • Notable Investors: Howie Liu, Root Ventures, Scott Belsky, Greylock, Addition, Chris Re, Sarah Meyohas, Andrej Karpathy

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +639%; Team: +116%; Social: +330%.

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:

Rishi Bhargava (US, 2022): Co-Founder at Descope.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 17 in Stealth.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 313 Days.

  • Description: Descope enables developers to build secure, frictionless authentication and user journeys for any application.

  • Prev. Experience: Board of Directors @ ArmorCode Inc, VP Product Strategy @ Palo Alto Networks, Co-Founder @ Demisto, GM & VP @ Intel Corporation, VP Product Management @ McAfee.

  • Total Funding: $53M / $53M Latest Seed Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: TechAviv, John W. Thompson, Assaf Rappaport, Bipul Sinha, George Kurtz, Silicon Valley CISO Investments, J Ventures, Cerca Partners, Unusual Ventures, Dell Technologies Capital, GGV Capital, Lightspeed Venture Partners.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Eunjoon Cho (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: Director of Engineering @ Affirm, Director Of Engineering @ Fast, Engineering Manager @ Facebook, Founder & CEO @ Bolt Communications, Software Engineer - Tech Lead Manager @ Google.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Replicate (US, 2019) - Featured by Specter on: 2022 - Week 38.

  • Advantage on Latest Funding Round: 166 Days.

  • Description: Replicate lets you run machine learning models with a few lines of code, without needing to understand how machine learning works.

  • Total Funding: $17.8M / $12.5M Latest Series A Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: Activation Fund, Y Combinator, Guillermo Rauch, Dylan Field, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Pranav Piyush (US, 2023): Founder at Stealth Startup.

  • Featured by Specter on: 2023 - Week 08.

  • Prev. Experience: VP Product & Customer Marketing @ BILL, VP Marketing @ Invoice2go, Head of Growth @ Pilot.com, Head of Growth @ Magento, Senior Product Manager @ Dropbox, Co-Founder @ Padlet, Manager Corporate Strategy @ PayPal.

  • Total Funding: N/A.

  • Notable Investors: N/A.

  • Signal: Increased VC Interest in 02/2023.


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:

Tome (US, 2020)Specter Rank: 12 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Tome is an AI-powered, storytelling productivity tool that helps users transform ideas into visually appealing narratives.

  • Total Funding: $75.3M / $43M Latest Series B Round in 02/2023.

  • Notable Investors: 500 Global, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Greylock, 8VC, Coatue, Wing Venture Capital, Eric Schmidt, Audacious Ventures, Bipul Sinha, Emad Mostaque, David Luan.

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +16,543%; Team: +45%; Social: +459%.


๐Ÿ‘ป Opportunity:

Adept AI (US, 2022) - Specter Rank: 1 ๐Ÿ“ˆ

  • Description: Adept is an ML research and product lab building general intelligence by enabling humans and computers to work together creatively.

  • Total Funding: $65M / $65M Latest Series A Round in 04/2022.

  • Notable Investors: Howie Liu, Root Ventures, Scott Belsky, Greylock, Addition, Chris Re, Sarah Meyohas, Andrej Karpathy

  • 6 Months Growth: Web: +639%; Team: +116%; Social: +330%.

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