Predicting The Trends Of 2022: From Our Fingertips To Outerspace – Dot.LA


                
            
            Spencer Rascoff


Spencer Rascoff serves as government chairman of dot.LA. He's an entrepreneur and firm chief who co-founded Zillow, Hotwire, dot.LA, Pacaso and Supernova, and who served as Zillow's CEO for a decade. Via his startup studio and enterprise capital agency, 75 & Sunny, Spencer is an energetic angel investor in over 75 firms and is incubating a number of extra. 
            
        I began my journey as each an angel investor and founder over 20 years in the past.

A handful of profitable firms and a whole bunch of investments later, I noticed a couple of widespread themes all through my portfolio. One specifically stands out: democratization. 

Democratization, or making issues extra accessible to extra folks, has been a substantial consider a lot of my choice making as a founder and investor. 

I helped democratize journey when co-founding Hotwire, actual property with Zillow, and second house possession with Pacaso. 

The identical rings true for my present investments, like Intro, a startup that gives entry to trade and thought leaders to anybody looking for 1-on-1 digital classes, or Arrived Properties, which democratizes rental funding alternatives. 

That being stated, I’m consistently interested by what’s subsequent, and have observed this democratization shapes most of the tendencies we will anticipate in 2022 and past. From accessible house journey to work environments - listed below are a couple of of my predictions.

The Metaverse and Web3 Take Middle Stage

2022 is primed to convey the metaverse into the mainstream with main firms inserting large bets (and large {dollars}) on this concept.

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