Hello and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast, the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
This week was full of reports of all kinds, however as we recorded each Danny and Natasha “not Tash” Mascarenhas had been nonetheless locked out of their Twitter accounts after a proletariat revolution on the social platform noticed the ruling Blue Checkmark Class pressured into silence. That’s not actually what occurred, nevertheless it sounds higher than really went down at Big Social.
Anyway, Twitter accounts or not, the three of us gathered to parse by means of a wave of reports:
- The new TechCrunch List that Danny spent a really very long time compiling has arrived! It’s stay! You can discover it right here. It is nice.
- And, if you wish to know which VCs had been much more fêted by founders, head right here. (If you’re irked that you just didn’t make both listing, please e mail Danny, not the present!)
- Moving on, Google is placing billions into Reliance Jio after each different firm on this planet did the identical. Google is shopping for a bit much less of the Indian telecom than the search large, however between the 2 of them it’s been greater than $10 billion in dealmaking. Perhaps Reliance Jio is completed elevating cash? At final?
- Udemy is searching up extra capital at the next valuation, stories say, offering Natasha with the right second to tell us what goes with edtech.
- Turning to funding rounds, I used to be hype in regards to the Macro spherical that TechCrunch coated this week, Danny wished to talk about The Browser Company’s similarly-sized $5 million spherical, and Natasha talked us by means of LiteBoxer’s mixed $6 million in new capital.
- Closing, we talked about IPOs for a sizzling second. The IPO window is open, and now that nCino and GoHealth have gone public, we wish to know who’s subsequent.
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