Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. The whole team was aboard for this recording, with Grace and Chris behind the scenes, and Danny, Alex, and Natasha on the mics. We had to cut more than we included...

How much is Epic Games worth? Well, we’ve long ago surpasses the realm of dollar figures regular humans can contextualize. With its latest round, the gamer hits an equity valuation of $28.7 billion. Yes, “b” for “billion.” That’s a lot of micro-transactions. Time to start talking...

More than four years after its launch, the Nintendo Switch remains a unicorn among video game consoles. But that hasn’t stopped a lot of companies from dreaming about trying to capture some of that Switch magic for themselves, and now it seems Qualcomm may attempt to clone Nintendo’s hybrid...

The HKSTP team at the Elevator Pitch Competition 2020 For startups around the world, finding funding and support is always important. With today’s business climate, it has become even more pertinent particularly in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region where competition is cut-throat. Amidst the...

Fortnite’s free to play model has no doubt been a big driver in the battle royale title’s stratospheric success. Epic clearly hasn’t had much issue monetizing the game. While revenue slipped last year, it still managed to pull in a massive windfall of $1.8 billion (down from an even more...

Unity Software, which sells a game development toolkit primarily for mobile phone app developers, raised $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. The company, which will begin trading today with the ticker symbol “U”, priced its shares at the top end of its expected range, selling 25...

Trying to make sense of comics continuity at the best of times requires offering up a tiny little part of your brain to be smushed to gooey smithereens in the mortar and pestle of comic book publishing tomfoolery. But friends, I fear trying to make sense of Marvel’s newest tango with the world of...