March 22, 2021

Mon. 03/22 – Unusual Trouble At Red-Hot Startup Dispo

Red hot app Dispo is losing some big name investors and the founder is leaving the startup’s board. As anticipated, Zoom goes platform. Microsoft is beginning a soft HQ reopening. The secret sensor found in the HomePod mini. And the smart startup that has cloned Amazon’s biggest competitive moats, to make them available to everybody.

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Links:David Dobrik, Losing Sponsors and Fans, Steps Down From App He Co-founded (NYTimes)Spark Capital decides to “sever all ties” with David Dobrik’s Dispo app weeks after leading deal (TechCrunch)Zoom introduces new SDK to help developers tap into video services (TechCrunch)Microsoft to start reopening headquarters on March 29th, with hybrid workplace focus (The Verge)Apple’s HomePod Mini Has a Secret Sensor Waiting to Be Switched On (BLoomberg)Inside the Democrats' strategy to bombard Big Tech (Axios)On-demand logistics and fulfillment startup Flowspace raises $31M (VentureBeat)


Red hot app Dispo is losing some big name investors and the founder is leaving the startup’s board. As anticipated, Zoom goes platform. Microsoft is beginning a soft HQ reopening. The secret sensor found in the HomePod mini. And the smart startup that has cloned Amazon’s biggest competitive moats, to make them available to everybody.

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