Hi and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s endeavor capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the most recent big news, chats about the coming week

, digs into some recent funding rounds and mulls over a larger theme or narrative from the personal markets. You can follow the program on Twitter here, and myself here, and do not forget to take a look at last Friday’s episode. This weekend was a welcome reprieve from last week’s insane news cycle inside the world of technology and money. If you are still capturing your breath from the Great IPO Wave of last Monday , we feel you. Here’s whatwe got into today: The TikTok sale could be in difficulty, this time due to China changing its rules on sales of tech companies that have certain algorithms. TikTok moms and dad company Bytedance intends to abide by the rules, but what effect the news could have the sale of the social service is unclear as of yet, though the developments are not good if you favored a deal. When again after setting records last week, american tech shares are set to increase. Equity is back on YouTube, hell yeah! From the weekend: Medium’s growth in both traffic (pageviews )and income( paying customers)is very impressive according to its most current reporting. And the publishing platform and media business is doubling-down on item to fend off upstarts like the popular Substack. Per a Bloomberg report, tech IPO fundraising could set a record in 2020. And, to ground us in a macro-economic sense, Chinese banks are being required to take a revenue hit to support other companies. In the financing round domain, Semalytix

  • raised EUR4.3 million in Series A funding according to TechCrunch for its pharmaceutical-AI service. And India-based Eruditus raised$113 million for its executive-focused education service. That’s a
  • great deal of money, however like we’ve been stating, edtech is hot. And, lastly, will there suffice horns for all these hot SaaS rounds that are getting done in a blur today? What if SaaS earnings multiples slip by 20%? Then what? When deals go so fast that due diligence suffers, the hangover can last a bit. And that is the week’s Monday ep, thanks for sticking to through our super-busy week recently. Whew! Equity drops every Monday at 7:00 a.m. PT and Thursday afternoon as fastas we can get it out, so subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the casts. Article curated by RJ Shara from Source. RJ Shara is a Bay Area Radio Host (Radio Jockey) who talks about the startup ecosystem – entrepreneurs, investments, policies and more on her show The Silicon Dreams. The show streams on Radio Zindagi 1170AM on Mondays from 3.30 PM to 4 PM.