Good day and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
That is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the most recent huge information, chats in regards to the coming week, digs into some current funding rounds and mulls over a bigger theme or narrative from the non-public markets. You’ll be able to observe the present on Twitter here and myself here — and don’t overlook to take a look at last Friday’s episode that was truthfully excellent enjoyable.
This morning was a considerably odd episode of our Monday present, in that the American election is tomorrow. Nonetheless, some issues occurred. So, right here they’re:
- Match, Uber, Alibaba, Sq., Dropbox, EA, and Roku are anticipated to report earnings this week.
- The UK’s enterprise capital business is even less focused on investing in diverse founders than you thought, with our personal Natasha Lomas reporting that “all-ethnic groups obtained a mean of simply 1.7% of the enterprise capital investments made at seed, early and late stage” between 2009 and 2019.
- The edtech increase is lifting all boats, it appears, not simply people who belong to startups. Chegg’s growth is picking up media attention.
- Marshmallow raised $30 million for its auto-insurtech product. The insurtech market is tremendous sizzling lately, after the Lemonade and Root IPOs.
- Tencent led $50 million into Zego, one other firm that wishes to offer video communications companies to different firms.
- Warren raised $1.4 million to assist regional cloud suppliers promote globally.
The American election reaches its zenith tomorrow, earlier than a interval of vote counting begins. It’s going to blot out the solar this week, news-wise. However then it is going to be over.