Relating to information gadgets that we love at For Millionaires, IPOs rank fairly darn excessive. One other nice newsy bit that comes alongside much less ceaselessly than we’d like is a startup shopping for one other startup. These offers are sometimes very fascinating as they both deliver a gob of expertise or know-how to an already rising firm, probably accelerating it.

So it was with pleasure that the Equity Podcast crew dug into Automattic shopping for Beeper for $125 million. Recall that the WordPress dad or mum firm purchased Texts.com final yr for $50 million. Elsewhere in deal-land, Proton purchased Commonplace Notes, and we lately mentioned the Wonderschool-Early Day buy. Extra, please!

Within the Offers of the Week column, Mary Ann selected PayJoy’s large new run charge, whereas Alex needed to riff on the Proxima Fusion spherical that might assist deliver the following power revolution somewhat bit nearer to actuality.

To shut out, we checked out Anna Heim’s newest on Y Combinator’s evaporating variety of taking part startups from Latin America, which we posit might have one thing to do with fintech falling out of favor with buyers — and fintech being the startup class that we most related to Latin America founder exercise.

Not that fintech is lifeless, removed from it. However definitely we’re an ocean or two away from the heady days we noticed again in 2021. Fairness is again Monday morning to kickstart your week! We’ll see you then!

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