As it turns out, not charging for what was once a paid service is a great way to accrete customers, but it's also an at-times tricky way of making money.
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This was a live week! Which meant that Mary Ann Azevedo was on
Many things want to be considered SaaS. Few are.
Robinhood’s layoff announcement comes days before the company is expected to report its Q1 2022 financial performance.
Could it be that companies that fell out of favor due to COVID-induced shifts in the economy are best prepared to excel this year?
Lightning Labs is building infrastructure that would enable users to send money across the world almost instantaneously and at a low cost through the Bitcoin network. The company just raised funding t
As more banking, e-commerce and insurance startups work to improve the way business is done in emerging countries, it should come as no surprise that this winter’s Y Combinator batch is rife with re
Robinhood, the popular investing app for consumers, announced on Tuesday it would extend its stock trading hours in the morning and in the evening as it works toward its goal of 24/7 investing. Previo
The exclusive club of family offices just got one comma shorter. For the paltry sum of $350,000, or just over five times the median U.S. household income, individuals can invest with Equi in complex s
The MENA region has about 400 million people with $500 billion in annual savings. But as a relatively young population, most of them have minimal equity market and investment exposure. Replicating the
To buy a share in Amazon, you’d have to fork out almost $3,000. It’s a luxury very few can afford and despite the prospects of the trillion-dollar company or returns from its share price, it’ll
As of this morning, Robinhood stock was worth around $10.85 per share, 71.5% off its IPO price, and 87.2% off its all-time highs. What happened?
Justworks' IPO delay indicates that the enthusiasm gap between private markets and their public analog is wide.
This morning, Public, an investment app for the U.S. market, announced the appointment of two new board members. The startup also provided some details regarding its growth in the COVID era, a period
Following a COVID-driven boost, the popular AllTrails resource for hikers, bikers, climbers and anyone else who enjoys the outdoors, announced today it’s raised $150 million from the growth fund
Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines! Friday afternoon the Equity team took to a Twitter Space to hit
Public-market investors continued to underestimate how volatile the crypto market is, leaving them to over-index on gains, and over-despair on less impressive results.
Online stock trading platform Robinhood has confirmed it was hacked last week with more than five million customer email addresses and two million customer names taken, as well as a much smaller set o
Robinhood's crypto revenues dropped like a stone. And that matters quite a lot for other companies.
Robinhood announced Tuesday that it will be bringing “24/7” phone support to its 31 million users. It’s a long-overdue move for the stock and crypto trading company founded in 2013,