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This week was a fun one. Matthew Lynley is out on vacation, so TechCrunch’s possess Megan Rose Dickey (the stream horde of Bullish and ubiquitous badass) assimilated Katie Roof and myself — Alex Wilhelm — to dive into a news of a week.
And news there was. We kicked off with a low dive into a continuing try collateral nuisance scandal, that has already brought down one firm, led to a series of crushed reputations and many recently led to thespian shakeups during 500 Startups. We also overwhelmed on this piece, that provides a template for try behavior.
We also dug into Blue Apron’s recent marketplace woes, Tintri’s slack performance and what those disappointments could meant for other unicorns looking to go public.
[Update: And Redfin! We talked about Redfin. My bad.]
We wrapped a week staring during a day’s violation news, that Jawbone is over. The firm, that burnt by hundreds of millions of dollars of capital, and torched billions of dollars in value on a descent, is now kaput according to The Information.
Thanks again to Megan for overhanging by, and we’ll see we all subsequent time!