Don’t use Sam Altman and AI hype in the same sentence

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    Hello, and welcome back to Equity, a podcast concerning the enterprise of startups, the place we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

    Today, we’re celebrating Equity’s sixth birthday! Thankfully, it fell in the course of the best, slowest information cycle we’ve had because the starting of the grocery supply wars and WeWork.

    Just kidding.

    Alex and Natasha took the mic to speak about:

    • The M&A spree that features updates from Qualtrics, Cvent, and Mint Mobile. We’re joyful to see some M&A, even when we’d reasonably see more startup offers and IPOs.
    • GPT-4. GPT-4. GPT-4. What’s in a reputation and more from the world of AI, together with the place we’re seeing firms race to build the brand new tech into their merchandise.
    • SVB collapse update, together with what we’re on the lookout for subsequent.
    • And what Y Combinator’s spherical of layoffs tells us concerning the accelerator scaling back from late stage. (More on the pattern right here.)

    Busy few weeks, yeah? Don’t overlook to comply with us on Twitter @EquityPod for live updates, and Alex might be back vivid and early Monday morning with the newest.

    For episode transcripts and more, head to Equity’s Simplecast web site

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    Don’t use Sam Altman and AI hype in the same sentence by Natasha Mascarenhas initially revealed on TechCrunch