May 28, 2022

Hey, we didn’t see you there. Welcome to another week and an artisanal, small batch, limited edition, locally sourced, handmade daily crunch on Monday, April 4, 2022!

Today, we’re super excited about Kirsten’s Transportation Newsletter, in which she highlights Tesla Electric Vehicle Delivery Reports and more. On Wednesday, we’ll tune in to our TC City Spotlight: Austin in Austin, Texas. It’s never too late to sign up, so go ahead and do it.

Finally, a reminder that everyone has their own business, so let’s be friends this week, shall we? I Christine As well as Hey

Vanity Kip top 3

  • Elon Musk is reportedly the largest shareholder of Twitter: When the Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur said he Planning to create your own social platformWe’re not sure we thought so: Twitter confirmed today that Musk did buy a 9.2% stake in the company. The rumors led to a sharp rise in Twitter stock prices last Friday. What all this means is not yet known, but for now enjoy twitter memes.
  • Mailchimp confirms data breach: Regardless of how you pronounce the name of the company (“mail-kimp?”), the email marketing giant says the hackers came in and sifted through nearly 300 customer accounts, apparently looking for cryptocurrency and financial targets. A Mailchimp rep declined to say that Mailchimp’s plan was to make it harder for hackers to copy, so here’s another story we’ll have to wait and see.
  • The next breaks will be: Recently, YC Demo Day may have ended, but some companies are just getting started and they have a Brex company dealing with corporate spending. At least four startups have named themselves Breaks, but in their specific sector. Why bother with this company? Who wouldn’t want to be like this company: it broke down earlier this year, proving that it can succeed in a hot and crowded space, and it looks like the market can support the competition. We feel like a winner!

Startups and venture capitalists

Shake my plate and call me Susan, this is all happening in food delivery country. In India, we see the start of an antitrust investigation into Zomato and Swiggy, and on the Equity podcast, Alex and Mary Ann explore how Instacart is starting to reflect market trends. And if you’re looking to rethink how you eat, consider using Forage – it’ll make it easier for food seekers to sell their wares online, which I like to think of as a fun mushroom market. .

Looking back at the Demo Day contest last week; Startups with Y-combiners are targeting Brex, accelerator companies trying to make alternative meats easier to swallow once and for all. In the Startups Weekly (Get Your Sub On) newsletter, Natasha explains what this group of YC alumni teaches us about startups.

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Raising the right capital after the reform

If you want to get started in the midst of an economic downturn, don’t panic.

During a market correction, not only is it easier to hire people, but there is less need to implement a blitz-scaling strategy that can mask underlying product and marketing issues.

According to Cloud Apps Capital Partners general partner Andy Staines, the current “reset” is not a crisis, but an opportunity for aspiring founders.

For companies in the $4 million to $5 million ARR range, they write, a $15 million Series A might still make sense.

“Conversely, if you raise $4 million to $6 million Series A at a more modest valuation, it becomes much easier for Series B to meet the 2x-2.5x valuation target.”

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