U.S. venture capital investments reached $330 billion last year, almost doubling the previous record of $167 billion set in 2020, according to data firm PitchBook. The increase was driven by record low interest rates, which drove investors looking for yield into the private markets, and a surge in software demand from all sorts of businesses thanks to the pandemic. Cash-rich nontraditional...
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Instacart’s Fake IPO and Why Hiring in Tech Is So Broken
Like all industries, Silicon Valley gets set in its ways. So I particularly enjoyed a comment from Sam pointing out the absurdity of tech hiring practices on this week's episode of More or Less. It is definitely food for thought, along with our debate about when tech companies should go public. Hope you enjoy! Spotify Apple
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