Spreadsheets Are Hot

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Show Notes

13:09 – Legislation introduced in Senate to recognize accounting as a STEM field in K-12 education

https://www.journalofaccountancy.com/newsletters/extra-credit/legislation-introduced-recognize-accounting-as-stem-k-12-education.html

17:16 – Diverse accounting hires on the rise, AICPA report finds | Accounting Today

https://www.accountingtoday.com/news/diverse-accounting-hires-on-the-rise-aicpa-report-finds

CPA firms show progress in diversity amid pipeline challenges - Journal of Accountancy

https://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2022/apr/cpa-firms-show-progress-diversity-pipeline-challenges.html

25:26 – Fake bank records are readily available as U.S. hunts for fraud | Accounting Today

https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/fake-bank-records-are-readily-available-as-u-s-hunts-for-fraud

33:12 – Walmart Stops $4M in Gift Cards From Reaching Scammers Targeting Older Victims

https://www.pymnts.com/walmart/2022/walmart-stops-4m-in-gift-cards-from-reaching-scammers-targeting-older-victims/

35:25 – Elon Musk delayed filing a form and made $156 million

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/04/06/musk-twitter-sec/

41:07 – Block Confirms Cash App Breach by Former Employee

https://www.pymnts.com/news/security-and-risk/2022/block-confirms-cash-app-breach-by-former-employee/

42:34 – Mailchimp says an internal tool was used to breach hundreds of accounts

https://news.google.com/articles/CAIiEC4n0jBa41XPsQx-Of5_IEsqFAgEKg0IACoGCAowlIEBMLEXMOc_?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US%3Aen

46:33 – After Raising, Burning Through $120M+, Fast Fades Fast in One-Click Battle

https://www.pymnts.com/startups/2022/after-raising-burning-through-120m-fast-fades-fast-in-one-click-battle/

Fast, the checkout startup, shuts down: NPR

https://www.npr.org/2022/04/05/1091077398/checkout-startup-fast-is-shutting-down-after-burning-through-investors-money

50:38 – Bolt to Purchase Crypto Startup Wyre for $1.5B

https://www.pymnts.com/acquisitions/2022/bolt-to-purchase-crypto-startup-wyre-for-1-5b/

53:22 – Palantir alums raise $25M from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund and other VCs for their finance startup, Mosaic | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2022/03/30/palantir-finance-alums-raise-25m-for-mosaic-in-founders-fund-peter-thiel-led-series-b/

Clockwork.ai Closes $2 MM Seed Funding to Automate Financial Planning and Analysis and Help Businesses 'Know Their Numbers'

https://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/clockwork-ai-closes-2-mm-seed-funding-to-automate-financial-planning-and-analysis-and-help-businesses-know-their-numbers

Docyt raises $11.5M Series A for its AI-powered accounting automation service | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2022/04/06/docyt-raises-11-5m-series-a-for-its-ai-powered-accounting-automation-service/?guccounter=1

56:31 – Thryv Hosts Investor Day, Announces SaaS Revenue Target of $1 Billion in 2027

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/thryv-hosts-investor-day-announces-100000925.html

59:58 – Xero appoints Chris O’Neill as Chief Growth Officer | Xero US

https://www.xero.com/us/media-releases/xero-appoints-chief-growth-officer/

1:02:09 – Spreadsheets Are Hot—and Cranking Out Complex Code

https://www.wired.com/story/spreadsheets-are-hot-and-cranking-out-complex-code/

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