Howdy and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
This was a stay week! Which meant that Mary Ann Azevedo was on the mic with Alex Wilhelm, and Grace Mendenhall, our ever-trusty producer, helped us energy by. An enormous shout-out to Dennis, Julio and Yashad for getting all of the tech working properly.
Proper, what did we dive into throughout our stay taping? Lots!
- The most recent from the Elon Musk-Twitter saga, together with the social media company’s earnings and the way it’s somewhat sensitive to market sentiment; Musk gained’t have infinite room with which to maneuver as soon as he owns Twitter.
- For rounds of the week, Mary Ann chatted through the recent Umaro raise — who d1oesn’t love speaking about bacon? — and Alex picked the latest from the self-driving front.
- From there it was time to speak layoffs at Robinhood and different corporations, targeted round how some companies that did well in the pandemic are now suffering from what could possibly be described as at the very least a hangover.
- And we closed with notes on Copper and Step and the ethics of teens investing in crypto. Which led us to question putting crypto in your 401(k). Views vary!
Fairness is again Monday! Chat then!