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Equity focuses on all things money when it comes to startups. Massive rounds, notable acquisitions, and interesting IPOs are the fodder for hosts Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm. Investors from around Silicon Valley and beyond join the group in the studio to offer their thoughts on the week’s news.

Why Box is one of the most under-appreciated companies September 6, 2019

Could Peloton be the next Apple? August 30, 2019

The myth of ‘stage agnostic’ investing August 23, 2019

Y Combinator’s Michael Seibel on building startups, early-stage deal-making and tech’s center of gravity August 20, 2019

Making sense of the WeWork S-1 (or trying to) August 14, 2019

Axios’ Dan Primack on ‘the most polarizing startup that exists’ August 13, 2019

Startups seek sperm… and venture capital backing August 9, 2019

Unpacking DoorDash’s $410M Caviar acquisition August 2, 2019

Why the hell is Robinhood worth $7.6B? July 26, 2019

Can you really predict the next generation of unicorns? July 19, 2019

The IPO window that never closes July 12, 2019

Investing elsewhere with Revolution’s Clara Sieg July 5, 2019

SoftBank-backed startup cracks under pressure to scale June 28, 2019

The VCs behind Libra, Facebook’s new cryptocurrency June 21, 2019

Silicon Valley’s founder fetish infantilizes public companies June 14, 2019

What happens to late-stage VC if the Vision Fund goes away? June 7, 2019

Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups? May 31, 2019

How to avoid an IPO May 24, 2019

Unpacking Away’s $1.4B valuation, the startup studio model and CrowdStrike’s S-1 May 17, 2019

Equity Shot: Judging Uber’s less-than-grand opening day May 10, 2019

New a16z funds, a $200M round and the latest from WeWork and Slack May 5, 2019

Equity Shot: Uber’s IPO terms and Slack’s S-1 April 26, 2019

Mary Meeker’s new fund, two IPOs from China and what’s next for Uber and Slack? April 26, 2019

Equity Shot: Pinterest zooms into the public markets (and yet another tech company files for an IPO) April 19, 2019

VCs bet on cannabis vaping, ED meds and mobile fertility clinics April 18, 2019

Listen to us talk about ‘undercorns,’ IPOs and what going public is really about April 12, 2019

The future of a16z, Lyft’s sinking stock and another IPO to watch April 5, 2019

Equity Shot: Lyft is public — what does that mean for other IPO-ready unicorns? March 29, 2019

Lyft’s IPO, Casper the friendly unicorn and WeWork’s staggering losses March 29, 2019

Equity Shot: Pinterest and Zoom file to go public March 22, 2019

Lyft’s IPO is hot, YC Demo Day, two new unicorns and what’s Boy Brow? March 22, 2019

Uber’s IPO targets April, Stash stacks cash and YC shakes it up March 15, 2019

Changes at YC, $1.5B more for ride hailing and Airbnb buys HotelTonight March 8, 2019

Equity Shot: Lyft files to go public and we’re stoked March 1, 2019

Four rounds for women-led startups, and a huge Series A for Motif March 1, 2019

Pinterest and Lyft move closer to IPO, and LPs question the Vision Fund’s investment strategy February 22, 2019

Peloton pedals toward an IPO, self-driving is big business and SaaS’s new highs February 15, 2019

Spotify <3 podcasts, Calm becomes a unicorn and Reddit’s Series D February 8, 2019

Equity Shot: All about Slack’s confidential IPO filing February 4, 2019

Everyone raises $100M, Pinterest and Zoom want to go public and HelloSign February 1, 2019

Scooters 2.0, Munchery ghosts and solving contraceptive deserts January 25, 2019

More scooter dollars, Slack’s revenue projections and the IPO traffic jam January 18, 2019

Bradley Tusk on mobile voting, Uber’s IPO race with Lyft and the Dems taking over the House
December 28, 2018

SoftBank’s triple, Pinterest is going public and the market meltdown
December 21, 2018

Ridesharing IPOs and $850M for Luckin, Plaid and Zymergen
December 14, 2018

Lyft’s going public, Uber’s eyeing Bird, Utah’s tech scene, and trade tensions December 7, 2018

Original Content


original content podcast techcrunch edgeOriginal Content is your weekly dive into the sometimes-overwhelming world of original streaming shows and movies. Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and more — if it’s new, original and available to stream, you’ll hear about it here. Each week, TechCrunch’s Anthony Ha, Jordan Crook and a guest host kick things off with a recap of the latest streaming headlines before moving into an in-depth review of a new show or movie.

Amazon’s ‘Carnival Row’ mixes fairies, politics and murder September 7, 2019

Netflix’s new ‘Dark Crystal’ is a visual delight, no nostalgia needed August 31, 2019

Netflix’s ‘Red Sea Diving Resort’ awkwardly mixes fiction and reality August 25, 2019

Original Content podcast: Netflix’s ‘Wu Assassins’ is a punching, kicking delight August 18, 2019

‘Another Life’ is no masterpiece, but we want a second season anyway August 11, 2019

‘Years and Years’ takes an unsettling look at the next decade August 3, 2019

Our love for ‘Queer Eye’ isn’t quite as strong July 28, 2019

We’re not on the same page about ‘Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein’ July 20, 2019

Netflix thriller ‘Point Blank’ underwhelms July 14, 2019

‘Stranger Things 3’ has more monsters and more nostalgia July 6, 2019

‘I Think You Should Leave’ brings deranged laughs to Netflix June 29, 2019

Netflix’s ‘When They See Us’ is difficult-but-essential viewing June 22, 2019

‘Black Mirror’ returns with one of its strongest seasons June 15, 2019

Netflix’s ‘Always Be My Maybe’ is a surprisingly sweet romantic comedy June 9, 2019

Director Grant Sputore explains how ‘I Am Mother’ draws from real-world robots June 6, 2019

‘Tuca & Bertie’ explores friendship and sex with anthropomorphic birds June 1, 2019

Dragons love symbolism, and other lessons from the ‘Game of Thrones’ finale May 23, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ burns it all down May 18, 2019

We’re not impressed by Netflix’s ‘Extremely Wicked’ Ted Bundy movie May 11, 2019

The battle of opinions over ‘Game of Thrones’ and the Battle of Winterfell May 4, 2019

‘Game of Thrones’ delivers one of its best episodes yet April 27, 2019

On ‘Guava Island,’ Donald Glover mixes music and politics April 20, 2019

Making sense of the surreal terrors in Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ April 13, 2019

Director Theo Love explains ‘The Legend of Cocaine Island’ April 11, 2019

‘The Inventor’ offers a compelling overview of the Theranos saga April 1, 2019

‘Triple Frontier’ sends famous faces on a grim hike over the Andes March 26, 2019

‘Shrill’ stays positive, despite bad boyfriends and terrible bosses March 20, 2019

We’re happy to visit ‘Murder Mountain’ March 11, 2019

We dance with the emo heroes of Netflix’s ‘Umbrella Academy’ March 3, 2019

Netflix’s ‘High Flying Bird’ mixes basketball, politics and impressive iPhone camerawork February 25, 2019

‘The Breaker Upperers’ filmmakers know that breaking up is the worst February 18, 2019

Netflix’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ is lethally dull February 10, 2019

‘You’ gives us obnoxious millennials and their creepy stalkers February 4, 2019

Fyre Festival docs shine light on a social media-fueled disaster January 26, 2019

We conquer clutter with Marie Kondo’s new show January 22, 2019

‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ is a frustrating interactive experiment January 1, 2019

Netflix’s ‘Roma’ might be the best movie of the year December 23, 2018

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle December 16, 2018

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs December 10, 2018

The final season of House of Cards November 18, 2018

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina November 6, 2018

The Haunting of Hill House October 28, 2018

Netflix’s Hold the Dark October 24, 2018

The Crown, Season 1 and 2 October 14, 2018


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Culture is tech and tech is culture. That is what TechCrunch’s Megan Rose Dickey and Henry Pickavet discuss on Mixtape. On each episode, they take a closer look at stories of the week that have a particular foothold in the cultural zeitgeist. We can’t get away from tech, and Mixtape helps you make those connections.

Tech’s concern for the homeless February 26, 2019

Instacart’s apologetic week February 8, 2019

Oracle’s alleged $400M issue with underrepresented groups January 31, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and that meme life January 24, 2019

CES and its sex tech fail January 17, 2019


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