An online marketplace that helps promote trade between cannabis sellers and buyers I will soon see my stock traded on Nasdaq.
Another one that connects pet owners with walkers, boarders, and other caregivers As a listed company, it released its first earnings.
and A Redmond biotechnology company established for 3 years With only 25 employees, its stock debut raised $80 million.
SPAC is shaking up Seattle’s entrepreneurial environment. In this episode of the GeekWire podcast, we studied how special purpose acquisition companies can quickly turn startups into publicly traded stocks. The SPAC phenomenon has enabled many of these companies to obtain additional sources of funding, while at the same time bringing new risks to investors and raising questions about the long-term development direction of the stock market.
Our guest (and guest audio editor) is Laurel Deppen, a journalist who has been interning at GeekWire in Seattle this summer until Dow Jones News Fund, Report Various stories Regarding the technical and business communities in the area, including An earlier story About the soon-to-be-public online cannabis market Leafly.
She studied broadcast journalism at Western Kentucky University, where she was the editor-in-chief of the magazine. University Heights PioneerIn addition to joining our podcast conversation, she also edited this episode as one of the final assignments of her summer internship.
In the second part of the show, we discussed with Laurel about her overall impression of Seattle as a newcomer to the city, as part of her story is recorded, How Bumble BFF helped this Kentucky transplant find friends and break the Seattle freeze.
In our last part, this is the return of the random channel, our part explores the random things that caught our attention this week.Laurel on HBO drama White lotus, GeekWire co-founder John Cook on the new podcast edge, I share my enthusiasm for the recent episodes of Kara Swisher’s New York Times podcast, pivot.
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