2019 was one for the books, folks. From CBD dog treats to Amazon drone fleets, a lot has changed in not a lot of time.
Today, we’re looking back at:
And looking forward to:
So stay curious, because things are only gonna get weirder in 2020 — and we’ll see you right back here next year.
In 2019, the world obsessed over which Fyre Festival documentary was better, how that coffee cup ended up on the set of “Game of Thrones,” and whether it matters that Baby Yoda isn’t the real Yoda.
But on top of all the fun and games, there was a lot of big news.
Here are some of the biggest business and tech stories that defined this past year — and will shape the next one:
Investing in women is smart business, which is why Goldman Sachs is narrowing the gender investing gap through Launch With GS — their commitment to invest $500 million in women-led companies and investment managers.
To help facilitate connections, share ideas, and uncover opportunities, Goldman Sachs is also working to build a global network of entrepreneurs, investors, and other business leaders.
Tackling the gender investing gap is a challenge too large to take on alone, but Launch With GS feels like a giant step in the right direction.
In 2019, The Hustle sent out 1k+ news briefs in our Daily newsletter, 52 original stories in our Sunday edition, and 70+ Trends reports.
Here were the ones that y’all liked most:
Happy NYE! It’s been a helluva year… see you on the other side.
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We’re going to resist the urge to make a 20/20 vision joke here and get right to it:
Consider this your Ultimate 2020 Trends List.
Life goals, events, and more!:
In 1994, Jeff Bezos discovered a shocking stat: Internet usage grew 2,300% per year.
Data shows where markets are headed.
And that’s why we built Trends — to show you up-and-coming market opportunities about to explode. Interested?
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