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Market analysis and commentary focused on the SPAC market you can only get here.

    Embark Co-Founder & CEO Alex Rodrigues on the Future of Driverless Trucking

    Embark Co-Founder & CEO Alex Rodrigues on the Future of Driverless Trucking

    On this week's podcast, we speak with Embark's Co-Founder and CEO Alex Rodrigues, on the future of self-driving and revolutionizing freight trucking. Embark announced a business combination with Northern Genesis II (Nasdaq: NGAB) on June 23rd of this year. Embark's technology allows trucks to navigate completely autonomously along long stretches of highway and its platform is already in use on public roads. We talk about how the challenge of driverless trucks are different from driverless cars and while we'll be seeing many more of them much sooner than you think. Take a listen

    • 35 min
    Shapeways CEO Greg Kress on 3D Printing and the Future of Digital Manufacturing

    Shapeways CEO Greg Kress on 3D Printing and the Future of Digital Manufacturing

    This week on the SPACInsider Podcast, we will be speaking with Greg Kress, CEO of Shapeways. Shapeways, which announced a combination with Galileo Acquisition Corp. in April, allows customers to have digitally designed products manufactured and sent to them via its unique software platform. It is at the center of the fascinating additive manufacturing space, which has seen a bevy of SPAC transactions. We talk about the forces driving the adoption of additive manufacturing and the economics of providing 3D-printing and other tools at the different levels of the value chain.

    • 31 min
    Wejo Founder & CEO Richard Barlow on Vehicle Data and Analytics

    Wejo Founder & CEO Richard Barlow on Vehicle Data and Analytics

    On this week's podcast, Kristi Marvin and Nick Clayton speak with Richard Barlow, the Founder & CEO of Wejo, the vehicle data and analytics company which announced a SPAC combination with Virtuoso Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:VOSO) on May 28, 2021. The Manchester, UK-based Wejo has developed a data analysis suite based on tracking connected cars for a wide array of clients seeking predictive intelligence of vehicle ownership, traffic flows and more. We spoke with Richard about the company's business model and the evolving vehicle-data landscape.

    • 32 min
    AdTheorent CEO Jim Lawson on the Changing Adtech Space

    AdTheorent CEO Jim Lawson on the Changing Adtech Space

    This week on the SPACInsider podcast, Nick Clayton and Marlena Haddad speak with Jim Lawson, CEO of AdTheorent, which announced a business combination with MCAP Acquisition Corporation (NASDAQ:MACQ) last month. It is at the forefront of the rapidly changing advertising technology space and we talked to him about what the death of cookies means for the advertising landscape. 

    • 30 min
    Cerberus Telecom Acquisition Corp. (CTAC) & KORE Live Q&A

    Cerberus Telecom Acquisition Corp. (CTAC) & KORE Live Q&A

    Cerberus Telecom Acquisition Corp. (CTAC) & KORE give a presentation and live Q&A session discussing their upcoming merger. On the call is:


    Nick Robinson – Co-Chief Investment Officer, Cerberus Telecom
    Michael Palmer – Co-Chief Investment Officer, Cerberus Telecom
    Romil Bahl – President & CEO, KORE
    Puneet Pamnani – CFO, KORE

    • 53 min
    Forest Road Acquisition Corp. (FRX) & Beachbody Live Q&A

    Forest Road Acquisition Corp. (FRX) & Beachbody Live Q&A

    Forest Road Acquisition Corp. (FRX) & Beachbody give a presentation and live Q&A session discussing their upcoming merger. 


     


    On the call is:


    Carl Daikeler - Co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Beachbody


    Tom Staggs - Former CFO of Disney & Board Member of Forest Road Acquisition Corp


    Sue Collyns - President and CFO of Beachbody


    Eric Weidemann - Host and VP at SPACInsider

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