We’re all just a hop, skip and a ride away from better crowds • gotechbusiness.com


Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we dig into the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Before we get into this week’s show notes, some programming notes:

Okay, now to the show. This week, Natasha, Mary Ann and Rebecca took the mic, with Theresa on production duty, to talk through a rather diverse news cycle.

  • Our deals of the week were Scout, HopSkipDrive and the new Hustle Fund fund (so I think you’re finally getting the headline of this show).
  • Then we jumped into the human side of the layoff story, as Mary Ann and Christine dug into four stories of those affected by the Better.com strike wave.
  • We then debated whether the Adobe/Figma deal will boost more M&A, given the lack of companies going public and the state of the venture market.
  • Speaking of the venture market, we ended up discussing how to refinance VCs, but focusing on certain phases, and then looking ahead to what the fourth quarter might look like.

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