Hey and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
This week was a corker. We had Alex Wilhelm in-studio with our visitor Minal Hasan, founding father of K2 Global, and TechCrunch’s Danny Chriton jumped in from New York to assist the crew dig via the largest and greatest stuff from the final seven days.
It’s been busy, to say the least. First, we took a take a look at the Elon-Musk-taking-Tesla-private-situation, which has saved Markets Twitter in suspense for days. We didn’t actually get to speak in regards to the Grimes-Azealia Banks stuff, however, hey, keep in your lane and what not. Don’t overlook that the most recent Tesla upheaval comes on the heels of the agency’s pretty good earnings report.
Subsequent, we took a take a look at earnings. Not of public corporations, thoughts, however two unicorns which have grow to be so giant as to require common monetary disclosure. So, we took a peek into what Uber and WeWork had cooking. In brief:
Put into easy phrases, WeWork’s long-term lease state of affairs has us frightened, whereas Uber’s losses in comparison with its internet income appear kinda alright given different monetary metrics. Place your personal bets, in fact.
Shifting alongside we took a dig into the NIO IPO, which you most likely haven’t heard about but. It’s one other electrical automobile firm, however this time from China. And it’s raising a lot after having primarily zero historical past as a revenue-generating firm. What may go incorrect!
And at last, crypto and all that has occurred to your favourite coin just lately. Hasan was readily available with a grip of excellent factors on the matter. She was a reasonably rattling nice visitor.
That’s it for this week, grasp tight and come see us at Disrupt.
Manufacturing notice: Alex’s mic was a bit whack till the 16-minute mark. Please forgive the difficulty, we seen and stuck it as quick as we may. Hugs and love!