Slack’s troubles inside Salesforce, crypto trader gets jail time, DoNotPay’s robo-lawyer | E1655

This Week in Startups

Jan 11 2023 • 1 hr 15 mins

First up, J+M cover the problems at Slack and Salesforce (3:00), before breaking down the anti-competitive issues with bundling software to harm competitors. (13:34) Then, they talk about the comeuppance from "A-players" regarding the lack of efficiency in big tech (26:35), a 10-month jail sentence for crypto inside trading (39:52), and DoNotPay's AI-based robo-lawyer taking a case! (51:14)

(0:00) J+M tee up today's topics!

(3:00) Breaking down the recent rift between Slack and Salesforce

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(13:34) Issues with bundling, did Salesforce overpay for Slack?

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(26:35) Lack of efficiency as a lightning rod at big tech companies, management styles

(38:22) Nutrisense - Use code TWIST and get $30 off at

(39:52) The brother of a former Coinbase PM was sentenced to 10 months in prison for using tips from his brother to make $900K

(51:14) DoNotPay's robo-lawyer will be used in a court case, OpenAI will pilot a paid version of ChatGPT

(1:06:51) Jason ends with an emotional video from Ke Huy Quan's Golden Globes acceptance speech



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