If, and only if, McDonald’s had an appetite for acquisitions
Welcome back to Equity, the podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. I’m back, I’m drinking an iced Americano maybe because I miss Alex, maybe because I just feel different today, and I’m ready to start our week together.
Here’s what I got into on today’s Equity Monday:
Big tech: Marqeta’s nine-figure acquisition of a two-year-old fintech, and which bucket of deals I think it falls into – complete with a comparison of this deal and a hypothetical McDonald’s acquisition. Plus, Stripe