Battery companies are the latest SPAC target as EVs get a huge regulatory boost –

Batteries are the latest landing pad for investors. In the past week alone, two companies have announced plans to become publicly traded companies by merging with special purpose acquisition companies. … Read More

Affirm boosts its IPO price target, more than doubling its latest private valuation –

Who is mispricing whom? This morning Affirm, the buy-now-pay-later financing startup, raised its IPO price range to $41 to $44 per share, up from a previous range of $33 to … Read More

The latest multistate antitrust lawsuit targets Google’s ad business –

Texas announced Wednesday that it will sue Google, accusing the search giant of maintaining an illegal monopoly in online advertising. Texas will be joined by Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, … Read More

Inside DoorDash’s IPO, first-person founder stories, the latest in fintech VC and more –

One of my favorite series of Monty Python sketches is built around the concept of surprise: Chapman: I didn’t expect a kind of Spanish Inquisition. [JARRING CHORD] [Three cardinals burst in] … Read More