Howdy and welcome again to Equity, a podcast in regards to the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
Welcome to our Friday present! Our common co-host Natasha was off this time, so Mary Ann and Alex linked arms with our producer Grace to blast our manner by the information of the week. As all the time, we needed to decide and select what appeared to matter probably the most.
Right here’s what we obtained into:
- All Issues Y Combinator: Right here’s our first set of favs, and our second. Right here’s a rundown of fintech companies from the batch, and our take a look at the Indian participants, and those hailing from Africa.
- Instacart as trendsetter: The well-known grocery supply firm has lowered the price at which it can worth worker fairness comp, something that could become a trend. It appears so, with Instacart main a possible vanguard of comparable actions from different firms in time. Additionally we’re interested by how startup valuations could regain their shine.
- Gaming: With the huge Axie Infinity hack making headlines, we talked in regards to the matter and the way other startups are tinkering with the play-to-earn market.
- And we closed with the subject of social networks, what Elon Musk is up to, and how Facebook managed to confirm everyone’s suspicions about its ethics.
Whew! What a week, y’all. Chat Monday!