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of rubric strong ipo pricing and The warm reception by the public markets following its listing further lends credence to the perspective that the public markets are not as closed to tech startups as some had thought. If the rubric’s results aren’t enough to break the deadlock, well, there’s probably something else going on.

But a lot more happened this week, which meant equity As usual the crew had lots of news, mixed with a little of our own. Happily, it was all very interesting, so Mary Ann and Alex started first with the rubric. Pivot to PomeloA startup that has a very interesting twist on the remittance market.

From there it was time to talk about TikTok. What was once an unfathomable outcome – TikTok was forced to separate from its parent company or face a ban – became reality very quickly, The United States isn’t the first company to ban this service, but we noted during the show that the company we’re keeping isn’t the most attractive. Yet, here we are, What does this mean for consumers,

And to close, the initial phase. TechCrunch held its annual seed stage focus this year again, and it was a blast. Not to beat ourselves up, but this was the second year in a row that our shindig in Boston was packed, productive, and a lot of fun. The coffee was even better. on a technical conference, Alex had notes.

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