Good day and welcome again to Fairness, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.
That is Saturday, which implies it’s not a normal day for us to drop an episode. However what are we if not try-hards at coronary heart? So, we’re again at present.
What do we now have on retailer for you? I introduced Anshu Sharma onto the podcast — and a Twitter house, so ensure you are following the podcast, yeah? — to talk rates of interest, expertise development, startup valuations, and the way all of them tie collectively. Sharma was the suitable particular person to have on the present as a result of he’s been a giant tech worker (Oracle, Salesforce), an investor (Storm Ventures, and as an angel), and he’s a founder in addition. So he’s been round not simply the block, however a number of on the earth of expertise over time.
TechCrunch has lined SkyFlow, his startup, a number of occasions together with its most up-to-date fundraise.
Sharma finds a few of the in-market fear about rising charges harming tech shares foolish. His thesis boils all the way down to the worth of development on an extended time-horizon than what a DCF-tuned spreadsheet may inform you. That stated, rising charges will impression some startup inputs, like enterprise funds within the medium-term, so there was lots to chew on.
We attempt to hold Fairness fairly high-level, and targeted on discrete occasions. However why have a present in case you can’t use it to scratch your personal itches every so often?
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