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Emergency Pod! SPAC Overload: Understanding 2021’s unprecedented SPAC market | E1193

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Show notes:

0:00 Jason intros today’s Epod: SPAC Overload!

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2:55 Current state of SPACs – how did we get here & how do SPACs work?

9:12 Comparing SPACs, IPOs & Direct Listings

13:19 SPAC renaissance starting in 2020, comparison vs. S&P 500, understanding the recent pullback

16:59 Top SPACS by market cap, revenue, speculation & top active & upcoming SPACs

26:22 Wrap up!

Joanne Wilson on spotting a bubble, Ndid YC’s post-pandemic reset, portfolio management in an unsustainable market & more | Angel S5 E10

Blogger, businesswoman, angel investor and Gotham Gal Joanne Wilson joins Angel to catch up with Jason. They discuss portfolio management in a peak market, spotting a bubble, funding underestimated founders and more! Check out the full pod notes here: https://rb.gy/dnh55t

Harlem Capital’s Henri Pierre-Jacques on funding underrepresented founders, insights from raising first fund & getting Apple as an LP, Black culture’s impact on social apps | E1183

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Keith Rabois on Miami vs. Bay Area, cognitive variety, America’s self-examination & more PLUS Keith’s Best Twitter Dunks | E1182

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Mark Cuban on the resurgence of retail investors, NBA’s potential entry into wagering & digital assets, DeFi & much more | Angel S5 E5

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Budgets, models & what investors are looking for with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment about this episode Check out the Finance Basics Playlist: https://rb.gy/zezgtb Check out Kruze Consulting: https://kruzeconsulting.com/twist FOLLOW Scott: https://twitter.com/scottorn FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:00 Jason intros Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn 2:27 Managing your cash & building a model 10:49 Communicating strategy [...]

Five things you need to nail to scale with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment about this episode Check out the Finance Basics Playlist: https://rb.gy/zezgtb Check out Kruze Consulting: https://kruzeconsulting.com/twist FOLLOW Scott: https://twitter.com/scottorn FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:00 Jason intros Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn 3:58 Clean bank account 8:06 Credit Card with no personal guarantee [...]

Startup taxes deep dive with Scott Orn | Kruze Consulting Startup Finance Basics

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment about this episode Check out Kruze Consulting: https://kruzeconsulting.com/twist FOLLOW Scott: https://twitter.com/scottorn FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Listen here... Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-week-in-startups-audio/id315114957 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ULQ0ewYf5zmsDgBchlkr9 Overcast: https://overcast.fm/itunes315114957/this-week-in-startups-audio Show notes: 0:00 Jason intros Kruze Consulting COO Scott Orn and they discuss PPP loans' impact on the startup ecosystem, and the second round of PPP 6:49 Tax [...]

Emergency Pod! WallStreetBets vs. Suits, breaking down the GameStop fiasco & more | E1167

watch listen share FacebookTwitteremail comment sponsored by OurCrowd helps you invest early in pre-IPO companies alongside professional VCs. If you’re interested in investing, you can join OurCrowd for free at OurCrowd.com/TWIST. about this episode FOLLOW Jason: https://linktr.ee/calacanis Clips: Andrew Ross Sorkin (CNBC) https://twitter.com/squawkcnbc/status/1354386200157675521 Andrew Left (Citron) https://youtu.be/yS4yPsmaDDQ Chamath Interview with Scott Wapner (CNBC) https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/01/27/watch-cnbcs-full-interview-with-chamath-palihapitiya-on-gamestop-and-reddit-fueled-surge.html Listen [...]