December 8, 2023

Hi everyone, and welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we demystify the numbers and nuances behind the headlines.

this is ours On Wednesday’s show, we break down to a person, think about their work, and then unpack the rest. this week, natasha say to Christian Anderson, the co-founder and CEO of Catch, an app that offers wage benefits to the self-employed, recently announced it was shutting down. We’re talking about the fragility, shutdowns, construction in public spaces, on and off ramp that come with the crazy choices of being an entrepreneur.

Here is our content:

  • The role of venture capital in the founder-building process.
  • The difficult decision to close, and why Catch chose to do so publicly.
  • Anderson is back in fintech, despite her Twitter followers hoping for it. For ever builders, it seems like a good thing that fintech pessimism is nearing its peak.

As always, Equity will be back on Friday with your weekly roundup of news – and big announcements – so don’t miss out!Until then, you can find us on Twitter @EquityPod.

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