Hey there and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s endeavor capital-focused podcast(now on Twitter!), where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Today Natasha Mascarenhas, Danny Crichton and myself hosted a live taping at Disrupt for a digital reception. It was good fun, though naturally we’re eagerly anticipating bringing the live program back to the conference next year, vaccine allowing. Luckily we had Chris Gates behind the scenes tweaking the dials, Alexandra Ames fitting us into the program, and some folks to view live. What did we discuss? All of this(and some extremely, really bad jokes): The Terrific American SPAC-Off: As both Opendoor and Desktop Metal approach the general public markets on the wings of SPACs, we ask why. And why we have to keep talking about SPACs, which we do not wish to do. The public markets are hot and active, with companies like JFrog and Snowflake going public to great result. JFrog had a great IPO.

Snowflake had a ridiculous IPO. There was a lot of action from the personal markets as