TechCrunch podcasts this week: Bowery Farms, web3 startup Yat and Stripe’s internal valuation

This week on The TechCrunch Podcast Managing Editor Darrell Etherington gives you a rundown of the biggest stories in tech this week and sits down with TC writers for a deep dive into a few of them. In this episode, he talks with Zack Whittaker about Apple’s latest security feature, Lockdown Mode, and Amanda Silberling about the end of former Theranos exec Sunny Balwani’s trial.

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This week Lucas and Anita return to discuss the ultimate meme investing crossover episode with GameStop launching an NFT marketplace. We also break down this week’s latest drama with the liquidation of crypto hedge fund 3 Arrows Capital. It wasn’t all doom and gloom, as we discussed some of the new crypto funds injecting fresh capital into the space.

In their interview this week, Lucas and Anita chat with Naveen Jain. Naveen is the founder of web3 startup Yat, which lets people buy their own emoji URL. The marketplace saw some wildly expensive sales this year, but when can pricey emojis tell us about the future of identity?

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In the meantime, here’s what we got to in today’s episode:

We chatted about the reappearance of geographic boundaries, selective silence from the money behind the money and how founders need to rethink their growth strategy if they’re coming from red states. We also chatted about how some founders have already started to react to the overturning of Roe vs. Wade and their sentiments revolving the legality of what happens next.


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