May 19 • 18M

E33 a16z $600M gaming fund, FTX to add stocks, Block execs defense to Wall Street, Meta expands hiring freeze, bloom where you are planted, meditation

Addition with Addy Adewusi

 
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Tech, career ,stocks, and crypto for executives and pre-executives. Hosted by Addy Adewusi, Microsoft product manager, Dartmouth-educated mathematician, futurist, tech optimist, artist and creator.
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Hi friends,

I am back with another edition of Addition! You can watch on YouTube here:

Show notes:

00:00 Welcome and intro

00:28 Like, share, subscribe, follow

01:50 Crypto markets

02:50 Stock markets

03:30 Andreessen Horowitz raises $600M venture fund for games

Article: https://venturebeat.com/2022/05/18/andreessen-horowitz-raises-600m-venture-fund-for-games/

06:56 FTX US launching zero-commission stock trading

Article: https://www.theblockcrypto.com/post/147745/ftx-us-launching-zero-commission-stock-trading 

08:57 Jack Dorsey outlines Block's bitcoin-centric future: 'No longer just a payments company'

Article: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/18/jack-dorsey-outlines-blocks-bitcoin-centric-future-no-longer-just-a-payments-company.html 

12:30 Meta freezes hiring for shopping team, Messenger Kids, and other products

Article: https://www.theverge.com/2022/5/18/23125571/meta-hiring-freeze-commerce-messenger-kids-facebook-gaming?scrolla=5eb6d68b7fedc32c19ef33b4 

14:38 Career segment: bloom where you are planted

16:24 What Addy is geeked out about this week

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Thanks again for your support!

Cheers,

Addy