Hello and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
We’re getting again as much as full pace this week, so Mary Ann and Alex together with Grace behind the scenes took on our Friday present. Next week Natasha and Chris are again, and we’ll do our common three-show lineup. Today, nonetheless, regardless of a smaller staff, we had simply as a lot as at all times to chew via:
- OpenSea’s epic new fundraise: Alex did a little Fun Math on the company’s trading volume and possible revenue totals. The gist is that OpenSea is a large enterprise. But with NFTs as risky as they’re, charting common development will show tough.
- During our crypto chat, we additionally dug into the Web 2.0 versus web3 debate that has been raging.
- From there we pivoted to fintech, with notes on Petal’s funding round, Ribbit’s new fund and how Mexican fintech Bankaya goes after its goal prospects through offline strategies.
- Then it was notes on the private and public markets’ dissonance, and a few moments to complain about COVID.
We are again Monday morning! Chat you then!