Alex Wilhelm

Alex Wilhelm is the editor-in-chief of Crunchbase News and co-host of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast.

The Latest from Alex Wilhelm

Please effect a golf clap as Apple’s value reaches $3 trillion

We lose sight of the fact that the tech giants are just that: huge. Their scale is a bit hard to parse, frankly, as their wealth is effectively uncountable.

3 views: Pay attention to these startup theses in 2022

Natasha Mascarenhas, Alex Wilhelm and Anna Heim explain their perspectives on the startup models we can expect to see in 2022.

Your mom owns Web 2.0

I promise that this is not all a tech elite rubber-noodle fight. The drama, instead, highlights an interesting issue that venture capital has with the web3 world.

Why Delivery Hero is acquiring a majority stake in Spanish delivery company Glovo

How should we think about the importance of geographic spread — sprawl? — when it comes to on-demand companies?

Equity Monday: Big Tesla numbers juice EV companies

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. It’s the new year! Yes, welcome to 2022 from the Equity

The Equity team’s 2022 predictions

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. As is tradition on the show, we used the last episode of the ye

3 views: How due diligence will change in 2022

TechCrunch’s Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas and Mary Ann Azevedo, the trio behind the Equity podcast, dive into what's in store for startup due diligence.

Infinite revenue multiples

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter for your weekend enjoyment.

Memes, money and madness: 2021 in tech

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. It’s just about Christmas, which means you may be stuck w

Dealroom raises €6M Series A for its startup data, market intelligence service

European startup and venture capital data company Dealroom has raised a €6 million Series A, it told TechCrunch. The company’s new capital comes nearly two years after it raised €2.75 millio

Daily Crunch: Bitcoin is religion; web3 is greed

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Via files confidentially to go public

On-demand shuttle service and software company Via has confidentially filed to go public, the company said in a statement. The company has not yet determined how many shares will be offered or what th

How does former Better.com CEO Vishal Garg still have a job?

With everything that has gone down at Better.com over the past 18 months, many of us are scratching our heads in wonder that CEO Vishal Garg remains employed.

Bitcoin is religion; web3 is greed

What matters here is that Jack Dorsey, a well-known proponent of the original cryptocurrency bitcoin, isn't big on web3 projects.

Daily Crunch: YouTube TV settles its contract dispute with Disney, credits customers $15

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Rocket Companies buys Truebill for $1.275B

Rocket Companies announced this morning that it will purchase Truebill for $1.275 billion in cash. Rocket Companies is best known for its Rocket Mortgage product, while Truebill is a consumer-facing a

Justworks files to take its SMB-focused, HR-themed SaaS business public

Today, we'll dig into Justworks' business, its economic performance and what it might be worth. Let's have a little IPO fun one last time this year!

You are the most influential person we know

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. To close out the year, Natasha and Mary Ann and Alex headed to

Are Nubank’s low IPO fees a sign of the times?

Fees on the Nubank IPO were among the lowest of the year. Could it also be a sign of some of the changes we are planning to track in 2022?

Daily Crunch: TechCrunch’s 2021 holiday gift guide: Our favorite gadgets for less than $100

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