Whats up and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
This was a stay week on the podcast, which means that Mary Ann and Alex and Natasha and Grace teamed up with the high quality audio and visible of us from our mothership Yahoo to not solely document the present, however to take action in entrance of, effectively, all of you! It’s enjoyable to document stay, and we’ll do it once more in two weeks!
What did we get into? The next:
- Offers of the Week: HomeLister desires to make promoting your property extra of a DIY affair, and cheaper; Degreed’s co-founder is coming again to the corporate he helped discovered, by way of a distinct firm that he helped discovered; and might chat bots not suck sooner or later?
- Coalition: What occurs while you cross a small enterprise capital fund, a big operator community, and shared upside? Coalition desires to search out out.
- Layoffs: Backstage has reduce its employees to the fast, whereas we noticed smaller cuts at Substack this week in proportion phrases. Each rounds of layoffs had been launching factors for questions, and dialogue on the present.
- Robinhood: Will the corporate, beleaguered with a rock-bottom share worth and slipping shopper mindshare, promote?
Fairness is off Monday for the vacation, however again thrice within the following 4 days. Chat then!