Hi there and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Earlier than we get into this week’s present notes, some programming gadgets:
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That behind us, what did Mary Ann, Natasha and Alex get into right this moment? A complete host of issues. Right here’s the rundown:
- Getaway and Pacaso: What occurs should you combine Airbnb, trip properties, timeshares and REITs? A really fascinating startup cluster, it seems. These two firms introduced Mary Ann and Natasha into the identical reporting area and gave us a superb likelihood to debate the posh market.
- The Muse will get acquisitive: Probably the most fascinating offers we noticed within the final week was The Muse shopping for Fairygodboss, a recruiting platform aimed toward working moms. The deal obtained us fascinated about roll-ups in numerous sectors of the startup market, and the place we’d first see extra exercise. As Natasha not too long ago put it in Startups Weekly, right here’s three phrases to think about concerning the market proper now: Toil, Trouble, Startup Acquisitions.
- Celebration/Hangover: Mary Ann’s weekly column, The Interchange, is a brill centered have a look at the newest (and typically the not-so-greatest) in fintech. We speak about her recent interview with Index’s Mark Goldberg, and why he’s speaking concerning the social gathering being over and crypto a facet character.
- Q3 VC: Alex is digging by way of Q3 enterprise capital information as rapidly as attainable, working to get an understanding of the place issues are. It seems that United States-based enterprise exercise is hanging in there, whereas the image is a little more dire globally. Elsewhere, fintech funding is falling, as is dealmaking in crypto-land.
- Possession for all: We finish with a have a look at some latest efforts to problem enterprise’s conventional construction. Shout out to Chattanooga’s Brickyard, which not too long ago raised a $17 million fund, on giving founders 10% of the GP’s carried curiosity within the new fund. Sharing is caring. And actually, it’s simply truthful.
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