Hello and invite back to Equity, TechCrunch’s endeavor capital-focused podcast where we unload the numbers behind theheadlines. This is Equity Monday, our week-starting guide, in which we go over the latest, seek to the week ahead, talk about some cool financing rounds, and dig into the current on the health of the start-up market. Do not forget that you can follow Equity on Twitter, and, as explained in the show

, you can register for Alex’s new TechCrunch newsletter”TheExchange” here. Ok, let’s enter into what we spoke about today: The Rothenberg VC scandal is moving towards what feels like a conclusion, with the Department of Justice

filing criminal charges against its founder. As TechCrunch reported,”the U.S. Department of Justice has actually brought 2 criminal wire fraud charges against him, charges that he made two incorrect statements to a bank, and money laundering charges, all of which could result in a very long time in jail depending on how things play out.” Q2 is ending this week, and numerous American business are taking Friday

  • off. Expect news to slow into the end of the week. However, today, South Korean gaming business DoubleDown Interactive is looking to raise $200 million by going public this week in the United States. That’s going to be exciting to view. Instead of choosing private financing rounds, we covered some notes on the Indian startup market. LiveMint, Times of India, and Entrackr allcovered current endeavor information, showing a flourishing India edtech market in the middle of a weaker VC landscape. If it ends up that rest of the world’s VC scenes remain in comparable straits, we might be going into something similar to a VC recession. Bloomberg’s Joe Weisenthal is composing about
  • how the stock market actually really tracking the economy. This is counter to the cliche that the stock exchange isn’t the economy. However his argument helps describe something about the start-up market that has protruded for a while, namely why did start-up layoffs drop sharply and churn decrease quickly in Q2 !.?. !? Well, maybe things got better? And that’s Equity for today. We’re back Friday morning! Equity drops every Friday
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