Hi there, and welcome to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. That is our Friday episode, during which we dig by way of essentially the most essential tales and themes from the week.

Because the week involves a detailed, we’re additionally shutting the guide on the trial of former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried, the erstwhile crypto baron who’s heading to jail for 25 years. However whereas the SBF information was an enormous deal, there was so very far more to cowl on right now’s information roundup episode of Fairness.

With Kirsten Korosec, Mary Ann Azevedo, and Alex Wilhelm aboard this week, the crew dug into Robinhood’s new bank card and what it might inform us concerning the technique of main tech firms, Fisker’s newest woes, and even Databricks’ new AI mannequin that it spent $10 million to spin up.

However that wasn’t sufficient. We additionally dug into two firms constructing startups centered round children. One desires to assist tots discover ways to produce music, whereas the opposite is working to cut back waste and assist dad and mom care for his or her children on a price range. Then, to wrap up, a take a look at simply who unicorn founders actually are, and a brand new $100 million fund that to again local weather tech.

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