Howdy, and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
We had the entire gang collectively this week, which was becoming given the sheer variety of information tales that we merely needed to get by means of. So, what did Mary Ann and Natasha and Alex dive into? Right here’s the rundown:
- A fast replace on TikTok: The CEO of the favored social media service went before Congress yesterday. It was a reasonably darn hostile assembly. Alex caught a piece of it reside, and in addition has a number of thoughts on the matter.
- From there it was time for our ‘offers of the week’ part, which in the present day included Duolingo’s new music product, a new DAO fund, and the latest eToro investment.
- Then it was time to speak payroll. We began with the Rippling deal to raise $500 million during the SVB crisis, after which discussed the larger HR tech space, which is each greater and extra useful than we realized.
- We closed with AI. So, so much AI. Everybody and their least favored parental unit is constructing a big language mannequin, and TechCrunch is busy covering it in all its glory, or lack thereof.
Whew! What every week. The present is again Monday morning. We’ll see you there.
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