Today were excited to announce the launch of Equity, TechCrunchs new venture-capital focused podcast.

Matthew Lynley, Alex Wilhelm and myself will be its regular hosts, but the show will also feature special guests from the community. As a group well tackle massive funding rounds (both down and up), notable acquisitions, interesting IPOs and more.

We know that the TechCrunch community shares our deep enthusiasm for these topics. Equity should help everyone, savvy and beginner alike, glean from and understand whats going on in the world of startups, with their backers and liquidity of all sorts. Well also include some coverage of public tech companies when its appropriate. So join us forcommentary, analysis and maybe even some jokes.

Subscribe on iTunes now. New episodes will be released every Friday morning. Click the play button below for a sample.

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