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Tomasz Tunguz is a Managing Director at Redpoint Ventures. His blog is mandatory reading for anyone interested in data-driven insights on Startupland, from investment trends to operational best practices to book recommendations. In this Subscribed Weekly, we talk to Tom about his latest thoughts on pricing models.

On Dec. 3, Warner Bros. — the 98-year-old studio known for such gems as "Casablanca" and "The Dark Knight" — stunned Hollywood by announcing its entire 2021 film lineup would be available on HBO Max and in theaters on the same day in the U.S., where theaters were hobbled by the coronavirus

When insurer Aon decided it needed to change, the move was at the same time a bold gambit, and driven by fear. Specifically, the company feared trends in demand for commercial motor vehicle insurance meant it would risk losing ground in some of its traditional markets.

Twice a year the Subscribed Institute publishes the Subscription Economy Index™ (SEI), a landmark index that tracks the rapid ascent of the Subscription Economy. While the next full SEI update won’t be released until the Fall, we noticed some interesting trends when pulling the initial data for Q1 2021.

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