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Dec. 10, 2019

How Tech Is Making Insurance Sexy

Like building something from Ikea or responding to an “are you in the right headspace to receive information that could possibly hurt you” text, getting insurance can be complicated. But does it need to be?

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Dec. 3, 2019

All Nerds Not Welcome: Why Tech’s Diversity Problem Matters

A few weeks back, Apple came under fire for allegedly deploying biased algorithms to determine credit limits for its Apple Card. Some women were given lower spending limits than male counterparts (counterparts who made less money or even had worse …

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Nov. 26, 2019

Digital Gold: Crypto, Libra, and the Future of Blockchain

Let’s face it, no matter how many times you’ve unsuccessfully explained to your mom what bitcoin is, you probably don’t even *really* know yourself. Throw words like distributed ledger technology, initial coin offering, and blockchain in? Yeah, no.

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Nov. 19, 2019

A Different Beast: How TikTok’s Changing Social Media

It’s been a big week for TikTok. The social video app reportedly passed 1.5 billion downloads worldwide, putting it ahead of both Facebook and Instagram. It started testing online shopping in the U.S. It’s under the microscope in D.C. as …

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Nov. 12, 2019

Risk it all: Matt Ball dissects the streaming wars

Int. Morning Brew office, content team weekly check-in:

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Nov. 4, 2019

Take the money and run: Ben Sun on venture capital

What would you do if you’d just raised a $100 million investment fund? If you’re Ben Sun, co-founder and general partner at NY-based Primary Venture Partners, you don’t hop a Blade whenever you’re craving an iced coffee from the Golden …

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Oct. 28, 2019

There are no winners: Downtown Josh Brown on the Trade War

You knew it was coming. It’s time for Morning Brew’s weekly podcast, Business Casual, to jump right into the belly of the beast: the U.S.-China trade war.

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Oct. 21, 2019

It’s not 1953: Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck on Workplace Diversity

You know what the right thing to do is...but can you act on it? Today on Morning Brew’s podcast Business Casual, Ellevest co-founder and CEO Sallie Krawcheck is tackling one of the biggest questions in business: workplace diversity.

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Oct. 14, 2019

Knotel: The Amazon of office space

While MySpace was busy ruining friendships in the early aughts, Facebook was readying to upend life as we know it. Knotel CEO Amol Sarva thinks his flexible workspace platform is the Facebook to WeWork’s MySpace.

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Oct. 7, 2019

Who's hungry? ByCHLOE co-founder Sam Wasser on the power of branding

Trends come and go, but lunch is forever. Unless you’re Samantha Wasser, founder of the plant-based and vegan restaurant chain by CHLOE. In that case, trends are forever, too.

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Sept. 30, 2019

You're the product: Betterment CEO Jon Stein on smart money managers

Newsflash: By 2022, about $4.6 trillion will be managed by roboadvisors—super smart algorithms telling you when and what to invest. But can we trust the robots? Betterment CEO Jon Stein thinks yes—but there are limitations.

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Sept. 23, 2019

The breakup: Scott Galloway on Big Tech

Breaking up Big Tech: everyone’s talking about it, but is anyone actually doing anything about it? Scott Galloway—NYU professor, NYT bestselling author, owner of the world’s most colorful vocabulary—has some ideas.

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