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Equity is TechCrunch’s venture capital podcast. In each episode, we bring you the numbers behind the headlines in Venture Captial. TechCrunch reporter Alex Wilhelm teams up with Danny Crichton and Natasha Mascarenhas to give a window into startup land.

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Silicon Valley is built on immigrant innovation

Jul 10, 2020
34 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We wound up having more to talk about than we had time for but we packed as much as we could into 34 minutes. So,...
Jul 10, 2020 • 34 MIN

Equity Monday 07/06

Jul 6, 2020
9 min
Jul 6, 2020 • 9 MIN

When life gives you lemons, print money with Lemonade

Jul 3, 2020
32 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Before we dive in, don't forget that the show is on Twitter now, so follow us there if you want to see discarded...
Jul 3, 2020 • 32 MIN

Equity Monday 06/29

Jun 29, 2020
7 min
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 week-starting primer,  in which we go over the latest, look to the week ahead, talk about...
Jun 29, 2020 • 7 MIN

The way to win is to lose the most money the fastest

Jun 26, 2020
30 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a bit feisty, but that's only because Danny Crichton and Natasha Mascarenhas and I were all in pretty...
Jun 26, 2020 • 30 MIN

Equity Monday 06/22

Jun 22, 2020
7 min
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 short-form week-starter in which we go over the weekend, look to the week ahead, talk about...
Jun 22, 2020 • 7 MIN

It's not just about e-mail, stupid

Jun 19, 2020
30 min
Jun 19, 2020 • 30 MIN

Equity Monday 06/15

Jun 15, 2020
10 min
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 short-form week-starter in which we go over the weekend, look to the week ahead, talk about...
Jun 15, 2020 • 10 MIN

Take Facebook money and get cloned

Jun 12, 2020
27 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. After a pretty busy week on the show we're here with our regular Friday episode, which means lots of venture rounds...
Jun 12, 2020 • 27 MIN

Equity Shot: Stop with the Vroom and gloom on Wall Street

Jun 9, 2020
32 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This time around we're recording what we call an Equity Shot, a single-topic show that we pull together whenever...
Jun 9, 2020 • 32 MIN

Equity Monday 06/08

Jun 8, 2020
6 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Here at Equity Monday we look at what happened over the weekend, what's ahead, and a few recent funding rounds. As...
Jun 8, 2020 • 6 MIN

A message from the Equity crew

Jun 5, 2020
4 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week, however, the Equity crew (Danny, Natasha, Chris, and Alex) agreed it felt silly to drum up false enthusiasm...
Jun 5, 2020 • 4 MIN

Equity Monday 06/01

Jun 1, 2020
7 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a brief jumpstart for your week. A big thanks to start to the whole Equity crew for doing a stellar job last week with the show while I was on vacation, especially to Danny for taking on...
Jun 1, 2020 • 7 MIN

Tech talent is flocking to smaller cities, but investors aren't

May 29, 2020
37 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week's show took a break from regularly scheduled programming. Our co-host Alex Wilhelm, who usually leads us...
May 29, 2020 • 37 MIN

Equity Monday 05/26

May 26, 2020
9 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a brief jumpstart for your week. This is a messed-up edition, because we are both hosting Equity Monday on Tuesday (because that makes sense) and our normal host Alex Wilhelm is on...
May 26, 2020 • 9 MIN

Clubhouse proves that time is a flat circle

May 22, 2020
26 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. First, a big thanks to everyone who took part in the Equity survey, we really appreciated your notes and thoughts. The...
May 22, 2020 • 26 MIN

Equity Monday 05/18

May 18, 2020
8 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a brief jumpstart for your week. A few housekeeping notes. First, the main, long-from Equity episodes still drop every Friday, so if you are behind, check your podcast feed. Also, we're...
May 18, 2020 • 8 MIN

What's up with tiny checks at giant valuations?

May 15, 2020
32 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Are you a regular Equity listener? Take our survey here!  **_https://forms.gle/QPU3sx3Hqv14Duuy9 _We talk about it on...
May 15, 2020 • 32 MIN

Extra Crunch Live with Hunter Walk from Homebrew

May 13, 2020
5 min
The full interview here Hunter Walk thinks your TAM slide is stupid. That's one viewpoint that the seed-stage investor shared with TechCrunch that made us laugh during our recent conversation. Walk joined us for an Extra Crunch Live chat late last...
May 13, 2020 • 5 MIN

Equity Monday 05/11

May 11, 2020
9 min
Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Another weekend at home, another week's starting from the same spot. How are you holding up? Do you miss your commute yet? Just...
May 11, 2020 • 9 MIN

Is it better to be a private or public company right now?

May 8, 2020
34 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Every week we write this post with some opening line akin to wow, what a week, huh? This is yet another one of those...
May 8, 2020 • 34 MIN

Equity Monday 05/04

May 4, 2020
9 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a jumpstart for your week. Equity had a busy last few days, so to help you catch up: Friday's episode was a lot of fun (Duolingo, Figma, OMERS, and aquafaba), and we also dropped an...
May 4, 2020 • 9 MIN

1% is the new "growth"

May 2, 2020
28 min
Happy Saturday and welcome back to an Equity Shot, a short-form episode of Equity where we drill into one particular topic. There was so much news this week in our main areas of focus -- startup funding rounds, new venture funds, that sort of thing...
May 2, 2020 • 28 MIN

There is money in design tools, but do designers have a target on their backs?

May 1, 2020
30 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. What a week. Are you still standing? Did you make it? If you are upright and typing, congratulations, you're...
May 1, 2020 • 30 MIN

Extra Crunch Live: Join Charles Hudson

Apr 29, 2020
6 min
Get the whole discussion with Charles Hudson HERE Last week, we kicked off our Extra Crunch Live interview series with an interesting chat with Charles Hudson, the general partner of Precursor Ventures. Charles Hudson founded Precursor Ventures to...
Apr 29, 2020 • 6 MIN

Equity Monday 04/27

Apr 27, 2020
10 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a jumpstart for your week. Regular Equity episodes still drop each and every Friday morning, so if you’ve listened to the show over the years, don’t worry — we’re only adding to the mix....
Apr 27, 2020 • 10 MIN

Investors buy The DiPP as accelerators go virtual

Apr 24, 2020
40 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we had a choice of all sorts of news, but as we cut the show together as a group Danny pushed all the...
Apr 24, 2020 • 40 MIN

Equity Monday 04/20

Apr 20, 2020
8 min
Good morning and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a brief jumpstart for your week. Regular Equity episodes still drop each and every Friday morning, so if you’ve listened to the show over the years, don’t worry — we’re only adding. In...
Apr 20, 2020 • 8 MIN

All press is good press for Robinhood

Apr 17, 2020
33 min
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week the Key Three were back with Danny Crichton, Natasha Mascarenhas, and Alex Wilhelm taking on the news while...
Apr 17, 2020 • 33 MIN

Equity Monday 04/13

Apr 13, 2020
7 min
Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio hit to kickstart your week. Before we jump into today’s show, don’t forget that the long-form Equity that started in the unicorn era and continue in today's...
Apr 13, 2020 • 7 MIN