Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
This is Equity Monday, our weekly kick-off that keeps track of the latest private market news, talks about the week ahead, delves into some recent funding rounds, and thinks about a bigger topic or narrative from the private markets. You can follow the show on Twitter Here and myself Here – and take a look at our reef to see if 20 DoorDashes are waiting in the starting blocks in SoftBank.
This morning was a more relaxed Monday than I can remember for months thanks to a public holiday in many parts of the world. But that didn’t stop us from analyzing the news:
And finally, read this if you want to feel disappointed with American VCs. (American media, to be clear, has similar problems.)
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