Hey and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
This week, Alex and Natasha mentioned the newest and biggest of this consuming information cycle. Our aim with the episode, as all the time, is to transcend what you may even see in a 140 character-take on [insert big story here]. And in right now’s recording? That wasn’t exhausting in any respect.
- We began with our excellent news section: 1) Maven, now valued at $1.35 billion, is answering a national demand: Extra fertility advantages and a pair of) Alibaba eyes logistics progress in LatAm as China commerce slows. We love an opportunity to speak about progress, regardless of all odds and even traits!
- Then, proper off the heels of our superb debut crypto convention, we take a minute to speak concerning the FTX Fall out. Yep, we’re speaking about how one African Web3 startup acquired screwed over and why SoftBank joined Sequoia in marking down its funding within the crypto alternate.
- We then flip to the newest in layoffs: Amazon’s 3% minimize, cuts at Morning Brew and Protocol, and Musk’s newest try and recruit (or retain?) Twitter workers. We nonetheless don’t know what’s taking place there, don’t ask us. Okay tremendous, you may.
- And we’ll finish by throwing this gem right here, with little to know context: I volunteer as tribute.
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