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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:

Checking In On 2019’s IPO Cycle –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. We have a special episode this week. Instead of our regular lineup, we got Alex on the phone with an IPO expert to dig into the year’s IPO cycle both at home and abroad. Helping with the effort […] → Read More

Why San Francisco is still the gold mine for tech startups –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where each week we discuss other people’s copious dollars and lacking sense. This week was special! Kate and Alex at Disrupt where they recorded live in front of an audience. Equity has recorded at Disrupt before. Equity has taped before an audience before. But this was […] → Read More

Peloton, WeWork, Vox, Bodega, Kapwing and oh boy are we tired –

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

Your guide to WeWork’s CEO shuffle –

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

The cult of the founder and Silicon Valley’s lack of moral authority –

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

WeWork and Uber are proof valuations are meaningless –

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate and Alex were back to cover a lot of late-stage news, which they rounded up with some early-stage notes towards the end. As a reminder, come check out the show at Disrupt SF if you […] → Read More

Could Peloton be the next Apple? –

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

Watch YC CEO Michael Seibel chat startups, prices, and tech’s center of gravity –

YC's Michael Seibel joins us on a special episode of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast. → Read More

Y Combinator’s Michael Seibel on building startups, early-stage deal-making and tech’s center of gravity –

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

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