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Alex Wilhelm

TechCrunch

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • TechCrunch
Past:
  • The Next Web

Recent articles by Alex:

Making sense of the WeWork S-1 (or trying to) –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Axios’ Dan Primack on ‘the most polarizing startup that exists’ –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Startups seek sperm… And venture capital backing –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Unpacking DoorDash’s $410M Caviar acquisition –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Why the hell is Robinhood worth $7.6B? –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Can you really predict the next generation of unicorns? –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

The IPO window that never closes –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a bit of a turn-about. Kate was off this week and Alex was back, so we brought back a few favorites to tide us over until our regular leader returns. For this IPO-themed episode, we […] → Read More

Equity transcribed: Silicon Valley’s founder fetish infantilizes public companies –

Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This was a big week of news that the Equity duo had to cover. Kate was at the Code Conference, Fortnite maker, Epic Games bought Houseparty, and a bit more on the Bird-Scoot deal. Then came talk of the CrowdStrike IPO, which gave way to a […] → Read More

Silicon Valley’s founder fetish infantilizes public companies –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week was a lot of fun. We had Kate and Alex in the studio with Chris running the show and reminding half the recording team about English words (immersive, as a spoiler). This week had a lot […] → Read More

Equity transcribed: What happens to late-stage VC if the Vision Fund goes away? –

Welcome back to the transcribed edition of the wildly popular TechCrunch podcast, Equity. This week Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm convened in the new studio to discuss the biggest venture capital news of the week. There was a lot of news to get to so they started with some quick hits about Thumbtack, Bird, Scoot, […] → Read More

What happens to late-stage VC if the Vision Fund goes away? –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Equity transcribed: Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups? –

Welcome back the latest transcribed edition of Equity, the TechCrunch podcast that takes a closer look at the startup headlines from the week. Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm kick this week off by discussing comments on Twitter made by Y Combinator co-founder Paul Graham about the tech press. They then took a look at Uber’s […] → Read More

Is the tech press too positive in its coverage of startups? –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

As the term ‘unicorn’ goes broke from overuse, what’s actually rare? –

There are so many unicorns in the market today — they stampede by the hundred in 2019 — that they are impossible to keep tabs on. → Read More

Equity transcribed: How to avoid an IPO –

This week, the Equity duo of Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm convened to get some quick hits in about Slack’s WORK, Luckin Coffee and Sam Altman’s departure from Y Combinator. They then dug a bit deeper into the money around food: DoorDash and Sun Basket both raised this week. And what is a discussion about […] → Read More

How to avoid An IPO –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Equity transcribed: Away’s $1.4B valuation and CrowdStrike’s S-1 –

Welcome back to another transcribed edition of Equity, the wildly popular TechCrunch podcast that digs deep into the week’s news about … equity. There were no IPOs this week so there was only one episode, but it was jam-packed with news about direct-to-consumer scooters, luggage funding and fake meat. This is where tech has taken […] → Read More

Unpacking Away’s $1.4B valuation, the startup studio model and CrowdStrike’s S-1 –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. → Read More

Equity Shot transcribed: Judging Uber’s less-than-grand opening day –

Another day, another episode of Equity. This time it was an emergency episode, because Uber (finally) went public and a lot of financial folks were quite looking forward to how it would perform on opening day. Turns out it didn’t do so well. Kate and Alex had a lot of questions about why? Was it […] → Read More

Equity transcribed: Why Om Malik thinks ‘the VC subsidized life is over’ –

It’s time for another transcribed edition of Equity. This week for the regularly scheduled episode we had the whole crew pop into the San Francisco studio. Kate Clark, Connie Loizos and Alex Wilhelm were joined by Om Malik, former journalist and current VC at True Ventures. They convened just after Uber priced, so they had […] → Read More