The Fallacy of Decreasing CAC

On the occasion of Blue Apron’s IPO and Ben Thompson’s discussion around CAC, (apologies for the paywall, but it’s worth it) we want to highlight the importance of understanding customer acquisition cost (CAC) both at any given time, and over time. Just…

The Case for Intelligent APIs

By Zach Thigpen, Garrett Goldberg, and Sahinaz Safari Imagine two different bars. They’re both in the same part of town, and they both have identical crowds, decor, and alcohol choices. One bar has a menu of drinks with each ingredient listed, so…

Our Investment in RBC Signals and the NewSpace Stack

At Bee Partners, we consistently favor experienced Founders with deep market insights, just as much as we consider the core business opportunity or technological defensibility.  Our decision to invest in RBC Signals was motivated by the depth of knowledge of Co-Founders Christopher…

AFS – Because Somebody Has to Pay For It…

Below is a fantastic post from Airbanq Founder, Leo Shapiro, on the current state of Alternative Financial Services (AFS) here in the United States.  Airbanq is flipping the AFS business model, focusing on delivering high touch, trustworthy customer service to the unbanked, allowing…