However, I'll list a couple on why it MIGHT just make sense with $VYGG.
It's [SPACULATION] Thread Time
He's the gold standard when it comes to social networks/internet and led some of the most major tech investments of that time, including Facebook, Airbnb, Spotify, Twitter, Alibaba, Zalando. https://twitter.com/kingtutspacs/status/1360678359139840008?s=20
All their experience is around social media, networks, data, and tech.
- Founder of Twitch
- Founder of Reddit
- Founder of Dropbox
- Founder of Lookout
- VP Facebook
- VP Google/Android
That's one hell of a rockstar team in general!
In May 2020, Clubhouse was valued at $100m after a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. They fought for it with the other VC firm Benchmark.
Back then, the app had only about 1,500 people. https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2020/05/15/andreessen-horowitz-wins-vc-sweepstakes-to-back-clubhouse-voice-app
Clubhouse has picked Andreessen Horowitz over Benchmark in one of Silicon Valley's fiercest startup funding races, valuing the still-in-beta app at $100 million.https://www.forbes.com/sites/alexkonrad/2020/05/15/andreessen-horowitz-wins-vc-sweepstakes-to-back-clubhouse-voice-app
Once again, led by Andreessen Horowitz. Now valued at $1bn. Almost 10x. https://www.axios.com/clubhouse-andreessen-horowitz-3a10475a-becd-4483-a81e-9ce76d24e85f.html
But they created enough buzz to get the world's attention.
Celebs like Elon Musk, Kanye, Kevin Hart, Mark Cuban, and @BillSPACman are on it.
Last January, Clubhouse has confirmed it will be introducing products to help creators on the platform get paid, including subscriptions, tipping and ticket sales. https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/24/clubhouse-announces-plans-for-creator-payments-and-raises-new-funding-led-by-andreessen-horowitz/
Buzzy live-voice chat app Clubhouse has confirmed that it has raised new funding — without revealing how much — in a Series B round led by Andreessen Horowitz through the firm’s partner Andrew Chen....https://techcrunch.com/2021/01/24/clubhouse-announces-plans-for-creator-payments-and-raises-new-funding-led-by-andreessen-horowitz/
Clubhouse Media (a totally different company) is up 1,000% this year, because retail thought its the actual Clubhouse app. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-16/name-confusion-fuels-wrong-clubhouse-to-surge-over-1-000-kl8frady
ClubHouse Media Group Inc., a self-described marketing and media firm targeting social media influencers, has surged over 1,000% this year as retail traders mixed the company up with a similarly...https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-16/name-confusion-fuels-wrong-clubhouse-to-surge-over-1-000-kl8frady
Agora, a low-profile provider of software tools, has soared more than 150% since mid-January when online chatter began to circulate about how it powers Clubhouse's backend platform. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-11/clubhouse-mania-drove-6-billion-to-this-chinese-company
Clubhouse has in just two months become the venue of choice for luminaries like Elon Musk or Drake to expound on everything from telepathic monkeys to stock market valuations. But the real winner of...https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-02-11/clubhouse-mania-drove-6-billion-to-this-chinese-company
Marc Andreessen and Ben Horowitz (Clubhouse biggest backers) are very smart but critical investors. They're not crazy about SPACs in general.
However, they had this to say about Tamas back in 2011: https://twitter.com/kingtutspacs/status/1360678361031446533?s=20
Hering: security (Lookout)
Kan: streaming (Twitch)
Huffman: community (Reddit)
Olivan: social (Facebook)
Barra: android (Google)
Jaswa/Hereden: tech/SV experience
@atamas if you're reading this and you haven't thought about Clubhouse at all, go for it!
Clubhouse or not, $VYGG has one of the best teams I've seen for a SPAC.
Special thanks to @_Mel__Kim for all the insights, one of the smartest people here. Follow her!!