Hi there and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast, the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We’re again on this beautiful Saturday with a bonus episode!
The traditional crew assembled, together with Alex, Natasha, Danny, and Chris, to chatter a few chunk of creator and gamer information. And a few massive numbers, the types that we at all times discover enjoyable to talk about.
A sneak peek at what we mentioned throughout this second-ever Fairness Leftovers:
- Roblox’s epic pre-IPO raise, and its choice to go public by direct itemizing as a substitute of the IPO that it had beforehand deliberate.
- Niantic buying a gaming platform with an esports-focus.
- Nintendo buying a gaming studio, main the crew to declare that the well-known firm is the Disney of video video games.
- Cameo, which permits followers to pay celebrities for customized messages, is on a hiring spree after bringing in $100 million in transactions final yr. The Info says that the corporate is seeking funding, which isn’t solely stunning. Axios reviews that it has introduced in a pair high-profile hires, as nicely.
Again to our common schedule Monday! Chat then!