567 episodes

Equity: A podcast about the business of startups.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas, and Mary Ann Azevedo unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. We wade through the hype to keep you up to date on the world of business, technology and venture capital.

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    • 4.1 • 261 Ratings

Equity: A podcast about the business of startups.

Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, Alex Wilhelm, Natasha Mascarenhas, and Mary Ann Azevedo unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. We wade through the hype to keep you up to date on the world of business, technology and venture capital.

    Hey, look, some startups are still raising money

    Hey, look, some startups are still raising money

    Welcome to our Monday Morning show! Here's what we got into this Fine Monday Morning: stocks, startups from the weekend, Do Kwon, and TikTok.

    • 9 min
    When VCs fund the thing you didn't think they'd ever fund

    When VCs fund the thing you didn't think they'd ever fund

    Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann jumped on the mic, with Theresa running production, to talk through the biggest headlines from the week! Today we're diving into deals of the week and the latest on Insuretech, Instacart, and layoffs.

    • 38 min
    Network isn't a dirty word

    Network isn't a dirty word

    This week, Natasha asked: What does breaking into venture capital look like today, and how is it changing? Alex and Becca jumped on the mic to discuss this and start with a refresh on our latest op-ed: "4 views on unpaid venture internships." 

    • 31 min
    Line goes down

    Line goes down

    Welcome to our Monday Morning show! Here's what we got into this Fine Monday Morning: stocks, Instacart IPO, startups from the weekend, and TakeTwo.

    • 8 min
    Chain Reaction x Equity talk the Ethereum Merge

    Chain Reaction x Equity talk the Ethereum Merge

    If you are into web3, the biggest news of the week in tech was not the massive Figma-Adobe deal. No, the leading story of the last few days - arguably even the last few weeks - has been the Ethereum Merge. Equity's Natasha Mascarenhas and Alex Wilhelm unpack the Merge with the hosts from sister-pod, Chain Reaction, Anita Ramaswamy and Jacquelyn Melinek.

    • 37 min
    Where's the center of the startup world? Depends on which VC you ask

    Where's the center of the startup world? Depends on which VC you ask

    Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann jumped on the mic, with Theresa on backup, to talk through the biggest headlines.

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
261 Ratings

261 Ratings

pvbando ,

Great show. Wish they had more breadth

Love listening to this show. There is good banter and I usually learn a bunch. My only critique is they seem to exclusively cover specific kinds of tech startups. I wish they covered more on biotech startups.

JoshCrist ,

Insightful, Entertaining and Energizing! 🙌

Must listen if you live, work or play in startup land!

Mary Ann, Natasha and the entire team do an incredible job curating the conversations that matter in today’s funding landscape with nuance, research and the kind of depth that only comes from truly engaging with the ecosystem they’re chronicling. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

Mike Bobell ,

Way over their skis on politics.

This show is getting way too political and is incredibly uncharitable to anyone who holds an opposing view. Though I agree on some things and disagree on others, I don’t appreciate their tone towards those who oppose their personal political views. I really used to enjoy this show, but I think I’m done.

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