#21 – Recap on 2020 and Outlook for 2021 – End of Season 1

In episode 21, we will end our first season of Tech Deciphered, by taking  a look back at 2020 – spoiler alert: defined by something starting with a C and ending with a 9 – as well as what we expect to happen in 2021. We will share our answers on questions like: Will we finally get rid of this pandemic? Is there a bubble in the public equity market in the US? We will also share our own personal lessons-learnt. For a more in-depth look at the future and the 2020s, please listen to episodes 11, 12 and 13, and for a more detailed view on COVID-19, please also listen to episodes 9A and 9B.


  • Introduction (01:24)
  • Moment of Silence – In Memoriam (02:32)
  • Section 1 – Recap on 2020 (03:00)
  • Section 2 – Personal stories (26:11)
  • Section 3 – COVID-19 and Macro Outlook for 2021 (32:10)
  • Section 4 – Outlook for Tech in 2021 (42:42)
  • Season 2 Preview & Conclusion (51:24)
Our co-hosts:
  • Bertrand Schmitt, Tech Entrepreneur, business angel, advisor to startups and VC funds, co-founder at App Annie, @bschmitt
  • Nuno Goncalves Pedro, Investor, co-Founder and Managing Partner of Strive Capital, @ngpedro
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Tech DECIPHERED brings you the Entrepreneur and Investor views on Big Tech, VC and Start-up news, opinion pieces and research. We decipher their meaning, and add inside knowledge and context. Being nerds, we also discuss the latest gadgets and pop culture news.

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