E1033: News Roundtable! Lambda School CEO Austen Allred & General Catalyst Partner Katherine Boyle on Lambda School controversy, Techlash & late-stage journalism, Robinhood down as Dow jumps & more!

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E1033: News Roundtable! Lambda School CEO Austen Allred & General Catalyst Partner Katherine Boyle on Lambda School controversy, Techlash & late-stage journalism, Robinhood down as Dow jumps & more!
0:54 Want to see what it’s like to be an Angel Investor in Jason’s Syndicate? DM @thesyndicate415 to read Jason’s last 3 deal memos
1:37 Jason intros Austen Allred & gets his side of the recent Lambda School controversy
6:22 Jason intros Katherine Boyle & gets her take on how she would have advised Austen on PR
7:58 Explaining Lambda School in simple terms
13:10 Setting up Lambda School as a counter to predatory loans
14:31 Jason explains late-stage journalism, Austen describes his board’s response
16:20 Techlash, issues with journalism today, how Balaji-coronavirus story sparked response
24:52 Fixing journalism
28:00 New Twitter investors Elliot Management want Jack out as CEO, is Twitter broken?
30:00 Misconceptions of Lambda School rolling up ISAs, how privatizing education in SV causes techlash
40:33 Katherine explains her investments in the defense space
46:00 DoorDash files for IPO, did they miss their window?
47:30 Analyzing coronavirus, wet markets, the “Wuhan shake”
58:51 Robinhood outage as Dow jumps 1000 points
1:01:03 What does Katherine invest in?
1:04:41 Jason introduces his new soundboard

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