• Equity podcast: Circle raises $110, VCs hunt liquidity, and the Vision Fund's possible twin

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    And welcome back to Equity , TechCrunch's venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.
    Today Matthew Lynley , Connie Loizos and I were joined by Semil Shah , the founder of seed-stage fund Haystack and venture partner at Lightspeed .
    This week, we stuck to our roots: big rounds, venture capital liquidity thirst, one IPO, two Vision Funds, and three scooter jokes. Maybe more than three, but who is counting.
    First up we took on Circle's new $110 million round , working to understand why the firm is raising new capital at such a huge valuation. Also in...
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