Daily Crunch: Below analyst estimates, Warner Bros. Discovery posts a net loss of $2.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2022

Daily Crunch: Below analyst estimates, Warner Bros. Discovery posts a net loss of $2.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2022

Daily Crunch: Below analyst estimates, Warner Bros. Discovery posts a net loss of $2.1 billion for the fourth quarter of 2022

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  • Money, money, money… it must be funny: Warner Bros. Discovery revealed that it lost an additional $2.1 billion in the fourth quarter. This is despite the success of shows like “The Last of Us” on HBO and games like “Hogwarts Legacy.” lauren explain more.
  • Fashion layoffs: Second-hand clothing market Poshmark is now laying off employees just two months after it was acquired by Naver, kate reports.
  • Another Brick in the Wall: Ron explains why a potential lawsuit from the U.S. Department of Justice over competition could derail the pending $20 billion Adobe-Figma deal.

Startups and VCs

The truth is, Mobile World Congress (MWC) was never a mainstream tech show per se, but the participation of various smartphone makers turned it into a convenient launch pad. brian explore in What we expect from MWC 2021.

Faced with enlisted co-founders and darkened bunkers, Ukraine’s tech industry continues on its way. Mike explores how, a year after Russia’s invasion, Ukrainian startups are showing amazing resilience.

And we have five more for you:

  • pay, pay pay: Telecom giant Airtel is considering a stake in Paytm, in pot holder.
  • Buy, buy, buy: Rebuy is here to change the shopping experience of customers, one personalization at a time, Christina reports.
  • deb, dev, dev: Alchemy launches a tool that allows developers to start building dApps in 4 minutes, Jacqueline reports.
  • Good morning, good morning, good morning: Natasha L reports how Voicemod has $14.5 million to ride the boom in generative (sonic) AI.
  • Picture, picture, picture: South Africa’s Envisionit Deep AI secures $1.65m to expand access to medical imaging, reports Anne.

5 Questions Emerging Managers Should Ask Before Selecting an LP

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Before an emerging manager can start backing startups, he must first earn the trust of limited partners willing to bet on his investment thesis.

“Each rung in the decision-making ladder increases the risk of dismissal, loss of information or miscommunication, which can be mitigated if you can present yourself to decision-makers quickly,” says Linda Greub, co-founder and managing partner of Avestria Ventures.

Drawing on his own experience, Greub shares five questions emerging managers can ask “to find the investors most likely to believe in you.”

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Big Tech inc.

A new group of hackers by the name of CH01 has defaced Russian websites to show them a video of the Kremlin on fire. Lawrence see you.

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