Published On: Tue, Feb 16th, 2021

Equity Monday: The electric automobile boom, tech law and some unhappy American VC data

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 — and be certain to check out a riff on either SoftBank has another 20 DoorDashes watchful in a wings.

This morning was a some-more loose Monday than we can remember in months, interjection to a holiday in many tools of a world. But that didn’t stop us from parsing a news:

  • The Weekend: This review into Clubhouse’s information confidence is removing results, while over a weekend Dispo got outrageous in a hurry, and a Apple-Facebook energetic got a improved explaining. Increasingly a tech-giant universe feels like ad engines (Facebook, Alphabet) in antithesis to software-and-hardware shops (Microsoft, Apple).
  • This morning: GM has new electric cars, TechCrunch reports. VW isn’t disturbed about Apple. And each EV association in a universe is going open around a SPAC. Who will win? You can place your possess bets. And India is relaxation some tech regulation. The American batch marketplace is closed.

GM unveils a rested Chevy Bolt EV and a bigger, nonetheless compress crossover sibling

  • Funding Rounds: We chatted about a new Libeo round, and a latest on Nymbus, both of that are some-more than cool.

And, finally, review this if we wish to feel let down by American VCs. (American media, to be clear, has identical issues.)

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Does SoftBank have 20 some-more DoorDashes?

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