Good morning friends, and welcome back to TechCrunch’s Equity Monday, a short-form audio thumped to kickstart your week. Regular Equity occurrences still sag Friday morning, so if you’ve listened to the show over the years don’t worry — we’re not changing the central present.( Here’s last week’s episode with Danny Crichton, which was a lot of fun .)
What was on our subconscious this morning? Brian Heater’s CES outline of sleeptech from the weekend, which spawned the controversy that not all gadgets are bad for our sleep, even if there is some irony in using tech to help cure our tech-addled brains. Here’s to something a bit more substantial than blackout shades.
Also, Facebook closed out last week after providing some record valuations — so much better for the techlash — and Casper’s IPO filing moored to much impact just as everyone was trying to get away from their tables and onto their couches.
Looking at the coming week, earnings season is upon us, but not quite more to corporations that we care about, the recently public tech and venture-backed houses of the nations of the world. There are some big names that are reporting this month, but over the next five days expect things to be a bit hushed. Pending news, of course.
And in terms of the Twitter forecast, with the CEO of Away coming back to her company as early as today, expect your timeline to peculiarity one topic including with regard to. Can you guess what it is?
This morning we also took a look at two money rounds 😛 TAGEND
Former Google Pay execs promote $13.2 M to build neo-banking platform for millennials in India( TechCrunch) Legalpad Raises $10 M To Help Immigrant Entrepreneurs With The Visa Process( Crunchbase News)
And we wrapped with notes on the Casper IPO filing, and why it’s attracting so much commentary, and criticism.
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