Good day and welcome again to Fairness, ahosti’s enterprise capital-focused podcast, the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was one in all our strongest reveals but, with a large range of reports gadgets that have been genuinely enjoyable (and complex) to chew by.
And despite the fact that we began off sort of grumpy, we laughed by tech difficulties, crypto puns and fintech CAC. It’s known as coping.
Right here’s what we bought into:
- Magic Leap raised $500 million, about which now we have ideas; Mindbody’s acquisition of ClassPass caught our eye for apparent causes (and the truth that it additionally raised $500 million); and we dug into SoWork’s fascinating enterprise proposition.
- mPharma and the race to horizontal, holistic psychological well being: Telehealth is nice and helpful however no panacea. Nonetheless, within the realm of psychological well being it’s doubtlessly life-changing for hundreds of thousands.
- OpenSea went from being one of many major characters in our fraud present to being the underdog that we’re rooting for — now that Coinbase is constructing a copycat.
Since we tried to maintain the present tight, a ton of reports was left on the reducing room ground. The excellent news, although, is that we’re again tomorrow with a spicy bonus episode about Microsoft pulling LinkedIn from the Chinese language market. Oof.