Hello and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the most recent non-public market information, talks concerning the coming week, digs into some latest funding rounds and mulls over a bigger theme or narrative from the non-public markets. You can observe the present on Twitter right here and myself right here — and you’ll want to take a look at our riff on whether or not SoftBank has one other 20 DoorDashes ready within the wings.
This morning was a extra relaxed Monday than I can recall in months, because of a vacation in lots of elements of the world. But that didn’t cease us from parsing the information:
- The Weekend: This investigation into Clubhouse’s information safety is getting outcomes, whereas over the weekend Dispo acquired big in a rush, and the Apple-Facebook dynamic acquired a greater explaining. Increasingly the tech large world seems like advert engines (Facebook, Alphabet) in opposition to software-and-hardware outlets (Microsoft, Apple).
- This morning: GM has new electrical automobiles, TechCrunch experiences. VW isn’t anxious about Apple. And each EV firm on the earth goes public by way of a SPAC. Who will win? You can place your personal bets. And India is loosening some tech regulation. The American inventory market is closed.
- Funding Rounds: We chatted concerning the latest Libeo spherical, and the most recent on Nymbus, each of that are greater than cool.
And, lastly, learn this in order for you really feel let down by American VCs. (American media, to be clear, has related points.)
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