Methods to lose cash, SoftBank version

Alex and Grace are again to cowl the largest and most fascinating know-how, startup and markets information. This morning was a enjoyable mixture of stuff that we don’t all the time get to, so strap in for the next:

  • Shares and cryptos are largely larger right now, which means that almost all listeners of the present at the moment are richer than they had been Friday. Congratulations!
  • Coinbase earnings on the horizon, however we obtained phrase right now from Palantir and SoftBank. Palantir’s inventory is off attributable to a steerage miss, whereas SoftBank reported large losses from its Imaginative and prescient Fund efforts.
  • Additionally, it seems that SoftBank is of the angle that startup founders are not but keen to just accept valuation cuts to carry the worth of their startups according to market circumstances. That’s not good.
  • And there was a hugevis PE deal right now, Avalara being taken over by Vista Fairness Companions in a $8.4 billion deal.
  • What else? Self-driving vehicles from Baidu at the moment are taking passengers in China, Lyft is constructing a media enterprise, and India is chopping again on shopping for Chinese language smartphones.

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