Five VCs discuss what surprised them the most in 2020 – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome again to Equity, TechCrunch’s enterprise capital-focused podcast (now on Twitter!), the place we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Today is our vacation look-back at the yr, bringing not solely our personal Danny and Natasha and Chris and Alex into the combine, but additionally 5 enterprise capitalists who we obtained to go away us their notes as nicely. The objective for this episode was to mirror on a yr that nobody might have ever predicted, however with a selected angle, as at all times, on enterprise capital and startups.

We requested about the largest shock, non-portfolio firms to look at, and tendencies they obtained flawed and proper. There was additionally banter on Zoom investing (Alex got here up with Zesting, however we’re taking strategies if anybody comes up with a greater moniker) and startup pricing.

Here’s who we requested to name into our tremendous Fancy Equity Hotline:

Thanks to them all for taking part, and naturally you, our pricey Equity listeners, for a blockbuster yr for the podcast.

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