Hello and welcome again to Equity, the podcast about the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
We are almost at the finish of the yr, so your pleasant, native podcast crew is making an attempt to make sense of simply what occurred in 2022.
We began the yr on a enterprise capital excessive which rapidly became a downturn. Startups kicked off the yr hiring and wrapped the yr shedding employees. The inventory market stored taking place. A crypto winter kicked off. We noticed some PE offers however only a few IPOs. And the world noticed a bit extra geopolitical upheaval than we’d have anticipated.
There had been elections and shutdowns and frauds and errors and large wins. It was, effectively, so much.
Thankfully Mary Ann, Natasha, and Alex had been capable of collate the information into a couple of distinct classes, in order that we will all look again at 2022 with a bit extra readability. And we even received to listen to from a bunch of you, because of your dozens, and dozens of nice taglines you despatched in regarding the yr and the way it felt out of your chair.
We have much more great things coming, together with our yearly predictions episode. Get hype, and we’ll speak to you quickly!
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2022: The good, the dangerous, and the wake-up calls by Natasha Mascarenhas initially printed on TechCrunch