June 24, 2020

A Thought Experiment on the Impact of COVID-19

By Kristin McDonald, Investor and Vic Singh, Founding General Partner at Eniac Ventures

The “future” is the result of a collection of historical and present-day inputs. When a large shock occurs, it heavily influences and alters that course in a number of unpredictable ways, often rippling through tiers of 1st, 2nd and 3rd order impacts that together have the potential to set us on another course entirely. Even nuanced changes can balloon over time to represent dramatic alterations to our economy and the way we lead our lives.

We’ve created a matrix brainstorming potential impacts and opportunities resulting from the COVID pandemic: access it here.