Hiya, and welcome again to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. That is our Monday present, the place we dig into the weekend and take a peek on the week that’s to come back.

Now that we’re lastly previous Y Combinator’s demo day — although our Friday present is value listening to for those who haven’t had an opportunity but — we will dive into the newest information. So, this morning on Fairness Monday we acquired into the possibility that america might pass a real data privacy law. There’s motion to report, however we’re nonetheless very, very removed from something turning into regulation.

Elsewhere, the U.S. and TSMC have a new deal, there’s gaming news to consider (and a enterprise tie-in) and Spotify’s newest AI plans, which I’m certain will delight some and annoy others. Hit play, and let’s speak concerning the information!

Oh, and on the crypto entrance, I forgot to say that trading volume of digital tokens appears to have partially arrested its free fall, which ought to assist some exchanges breathe a bit extra simply.

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