March 4, 2024


hello, welcome back faira podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

this week marianne, natasha and Alex They’re especially blah blah blah when they’re having a busy week in tech and startups. We are talking about artificial intelligence. We’re talking about layoffs. We’re talking coffee.

Here is our content:

  • Three deals of the week, from a copyright request around “-GPT” to Ansa, a wallet ready to make you more loyal to your local coffee shop, to First Republic Bank’s stock price crash, and all that comes to mind report six weeks ago.
  • Fintech layoffs, and start-up hiring more generally. With Mary Ann’s scoop, we’ve got an inside look at how many VCs need staff and why.
  • income! Alex spends more time than healthy reading reading recent financial disclosures from tech companies big and small. result? Great news for startups.
  • We end with coffee notes. How Is Coffee Fitting Into Stocks? Well, when it’s VC-backed and growing, we don’t care if it’s powered by beans or AI.

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Was the First Republic just a victim of SVB’s collapse? By Natasha Mascarenhas Originally published on TechCrunch