The ETH Merger Is Coming •


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Now, what have we started today?

  • All over the world, stocks are higher, while major cryptos have risen sharply in the past week.
  • The Ethereum update, known as the ‘Merge’, is upon us. The change in the consensus model at ETH is a big deal. How the technical change is progressing and what the market response to it is will be key events this week.
  • And speaking of crypto, the SEC is get even busier in her pursuit to have a better overview of space.
  • From the startup front, Gotham Greens and Diveplane have both raised $310 million and $25 million, respectively. Each is part of neat, growing sectors in startup land, making their fundraising a little more impactful than individual rounds usually are.
  • And then quick takes: Everyone’s worried about TokTik, Amazon’s content budget is insaneand EQT has a huge new fund.

We’ll be back on Wednesday, and our Friday show will be recorded live on Thursday!

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