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

Hello and welcome back Equity, TechCrunch’s venture-capital-focused podcast (Now on Twitter!), Where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

Today is our holiday year, not just ours Danny And Natasha And Chris And Alex In this mix, but there are also five venture capitalists who had to leave our notes as well. The goal of this episode was to reflect on a year that no one could ever predict, but with a specific angle, as always, on venture capital and startups.

The biggest surprise, we asked, was to look at non-portfolio companies, and they got the trends wrong and right. There was also a ban on zoom investment (Alex came with Jing, but was taking suggestions if anyone came up with a better moniker), and startup pricing.

Here we asked to call in our super fancy equity hotline:

Thank you to all of them for participating, and of course to you, our beloved Equity listeners, for a blockbuster year for the podcast.

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