Published On: Fri, Aug 21st, 2020

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Hello and acquire behind to Equity, TechCrunch’s try capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), where we empty a numbers behind a headlines.

What happens when a whole podcast organisation is a bit sleepy from, we know, everything, and does a really best? This episode, apparently. A large interjection to Chris Gates for assisting us trim a fat and make something good for you.

Before we get into a topics of a week, don’t forget that Equity is not behind on YouTube many weeks, so if we wanted to see us do a articulate with some fun additional from a prolongation team, we can do so here. More to come once we get my new outmost camera to work.

That done, here’s what Natasha and Danny and we got into this week:

  • The open markets are afire these days with Apple reaching $2 trillion in marketplace cap, and Tesla’s batch doing all sorts of peculiar things. In short, bonds have usually left adult for a while and that means that there’s warm, nigh-stuffy temperatures around resources of all types.
  • This is heading to a swell in liquidity, unsurprisingly, as item managers of all forms demeanour to take advantage of a times. So, Asana is prepping a approach listing, Airbnb has filed privately, And ThredUp is eyeing an early-2021 IPO. Around a same time as Coinbase, we’d reckon.
  • Airbnb criminialized parties as well, that wound adult being a pretension of a show.
  • And SPACs are still function in rapid-fire fashion. The Equity organisation is not super tender about a whole affair, though I’ll contend that with Paul “Fucking” Ryan involved, it’s substantially a pointer of a top.
  • And capping a liquidity chat, Natasha ran us by what Chamath is adult to now, and Danny rabbited on about Kabbage.
  • Funding rounds! Welcome lifted a $1.4 million check that we covered, Labster lifted $9 million that Natasha wrote about, Carrot Fertility picked adult $24 million that we all suspicion was flattering smart, and the friends during Crunchbase News wrote about PadSplit, that is overtly neat though we ran low on time after spending too most time on SPACs. Check them out here.

Whew! We’re doing a lot over during TechCrunch.com, so, stay tuned and know that if we were a bit frazzled this week it’s since we’re operative the backends off to move we neat things. You will puncture ’em.

Ok, discuss Monday, a uncover that we’re already planning. Stay cool!

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