Fundings & Exits – TechCrunch 5 January 2018

Equity podcast: Spotify’s impending debut, Uber’s done deal, and Nasdaq 7,000

 Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This episode, the first of 2018, saw our own Katie Roof and your humble servant (Alex) joined by Atish Davda, CEO and founder of EquityZen. Matthew Lynley is off this week. (Davda’s firm put together a landing page for Equity, which we thought was… Read More

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Dinghy picks up backing from Balderton for its flexible freelancer insurance

 Insurtech was one of the big VC bets of 2017, and that looks set to continue into the new year as startups spot gaps in the insurance market. Continuing this trend is Dinghy, a new startup that offers “flexible” insurance for freelance professionals, all delivered and managed through a mobile app. Read More

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