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Equity podcast: Dog-walking startup gets $300M, Airbnb isn’t going open and Amazon is fine

Hello and acquire behind to Equity, TechCrunch’s try capital-focused podcast where we empty a numbers behind a headlines.

This week Matthew Lynley and Alex Wilhelm were assimilated by General Catalyst’s Steve Herrod, who helped us puncture by a week’s biggest news.

As a group, we looked during Wag’s mega-round, a $300 million distillate from SoftBank’s Vision Fund. The scale of a collateral was surprising, yet a turn had been rumored previously. What will a association do with a money, and because competence it need so most were questions on a tip of a minds.

Next adult was Airbnb’s recent executive shakeup and a open notice that it has no IPO in a works in 2018. The company’s non-2018 levity puts during slightest one unicorn outward of a year’s intensity IPO crop. That said, there are other unicorns that should go open this year.

On a theme of open companies, we tooled over Amazon’s huge entertain and a successive share-price rise. Apple also reported earnings, giving us a horde of questions around what depends as success for a association that is so big, so valuable, and so profitable.

All that and we are entrance to we live subsequent week from SaaStr. Listen to a finish for details. We’ll see we subsequent week!

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