Published On: Tue, Apr 6th, 2021

Equity Monday: Edtech consolidation, and Amazon continues to make we like it less

Hello and acquire behind to Equity, TechCrunch’s try capital-focused podcast where we empty a numbers behind a headlines.

This is Equity Monday, a weekly kickoff that marks a latest private marketplace news, talks about a entrance week, digs into some new appropriation rounds and mulls over a incomparable thesis or account from a private markets. You can follow a uncover on Twitter here and myself here.

This morning we took a tellurian demeanour during a news, perplexing to take in a latest from around a small planet:

  • American bonds are set to arise as most of a universe had a day off from trading; Indian bonds fell on a behind of bad COVID-19 news.
  • The biggest tech news was this bit of bad news from Facebook, if we are a fan of privacy. And a FT has information on a Chinese tech liquidity marketplace that isn’t good news.
  • Amazon is in difficulty after it illegally retaliated opposite workers. And there’s some-more stating on how low a association was peaceful to bob to try to retard kinship activity. Corporations, they’re always vouchsafing us down.
  • And edtech hulk Byju’s is shopping an IRL education use for a billion dollars.
  • On a appropriation front, Meesho is now value $2.1 billion interjection to SoftBank Vision Fund 2, while Cresta now has $50 million some-more in a possess coffers.
  • And we wrapped with a look during a Alkami Technology IPO, that was good fun interjection to where a association was founded.

It’s going to be a blast of a week. Talk to we Wednesday!

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