Good day and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast in regards to the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
Alex, Natasha and Mary Ann bought along with Grace as soon as once more this week for our weekly roundup present, and as usually occurs, information broke as we had been gearing as much as file. So we needed to contact on the large Amazon-One Medical deal to get began. Naturally all of us had ideas.
What else did we get into? The next:
- Crunchbase raised $50 million! Sure, our former employer has raised a brand new, giant spherical that had us all fascinated about its well being, our historical past thereof, and our love for its information crew and different components of the corporate we bear in mind fondly.
- Simply what’s Arkive constructing, and are we in favor of its work to construct a type of NFT-powered, decentralized IRL library. There’s a DAO concerned as effectively.
- ForSight is constructing eye-surgery robots, simply raised a stack itself, and we’re hype about it. It reinforces a key studying from Natasha’s current robotics panel, which was half bullish, half bearish.
- From there, it was time to speak the bevy of latest enterprise funds that got here out, the tip of Modsy — or is it? — and some tales that contact on the Ukraine state of affairs, together with a enormous Russian positive of Google, Preply’s newest funding spherical, and how solar energy can fight fascism.