Is it better to be a private or public company right now? – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to Equity, ’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Every week we write this post with some opening line akin to wow, what a week, huh? This is yet another one of those weeks. Perhaps this is just life now, and every week will stretch before us, similar…

Airbnb ups its debt by $1BN amid the coronavirus travel crunch – TechCrunch

[ad_1] Airbnb has secured commitments of $1 billion for a syndicated time period mortgage from institutional buyers, it said. The emergency money injection comes as the coronavirus travel freeze continues to hammer trip leases, with holidaymakers locked down at residence and world travel banned or closely discouraged for public well being causes. Neither the names…