Episodes

Nov. 16, 2020

Fresh Invest: The IPO Rush

Check out the first episode of Morning Brew's podcast with Fidelity, Fresh Invest. Morning Brew’s CEO, Alex Lieberman, is many th…

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Nov. 12, 2020

Want to predict the future? Look to gaming

You might not know it, but the video gaming industry has long been the harbinger of life-changing, widespread tech we almost alwa…

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Nov. 10, 2020

How gaming wins the streaming wars

By some estimates, there will be about 3 billion gamers worldwide by 2023. For comparison, Netflix has 170 million subscribers gl…

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Nov. 5, 2020

Is legal marijuana a bubble?

Like any gold rush opportunity, legal marijuana will have fewer success stories than it will tales of failure. So how do we deter…

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Nov. 3, 2020

Legal weed: The winners and losers

We’re all but certain that recreational adult-use marijuana will become legal in all 50 states at some point. We’re not sure when…

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Oct. 29, 2020

The deficit matters...but just not right now

Rethinking the entire economic paradigm of any country would be almost impossibly difficult. Try to do it in the midst of a dual …

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Oct. 27, 2020

Does the U.S. deficit matter?

Who pays for it? It’s a question you hear all the time, especially when we’re talking about trillions of dollars in government sp…

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Oct. 22, 2020

Can campaign finance reform solve D.C.’s corruption problem?

We know there’s an ungodly amount of money tied up in politics, much of it collected in the campaign finance stage. What we often…

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Oct. 20, 2020

Is our democracy for sale?

How often do you think the biggest spender wins the election here in the U.S.? Would you be surprised to find out it’s 88.5% of t…

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Oct. 15, 2020

Is Silicon Valley losing its luster?

For decades, we’ve assumed geographic proximity to other innovators was a prerequisite for innovation—to change the world, you ne…

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Oct. 13, 2020

What does it take to succeed in business?

You’re going to need more than a good idea to become the next Jeff Bezos. It takes resources, information, connections, talent, a…

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Oct. 8, 2020

Can one recession undo years of progress?

By the end of April of this year, women’s job losses had erased a decade of employment gains...in a matter of months. The numbers…

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Oct. 6, 2020

Who does this recession hurt most?

Every recession causes its economic fractures in different ways. This one has disproportionately wrecked the service economy...an…

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Oct. 1, 2020

Will tech save the world...or end it?

Technology in its endless forms has given us so much—fire to make food, language to communicate feelings, and iPhones to look at …

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Sept. 29, 2020

Why Ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt is working for the government

By the way, Eric has his own [very high quality] podcast. Check out Reimagine here and listen on your favorite platform. He’s not…

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Sept. 28, 2020

Celebrating one year of Business Casual

A year ago, we hit upload on the very first episode of Business Casual—a deep dive on tech antitrust with Scott Galloway. As far …

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Sept. 24, 2020

How to solve the student debt problem

Whether it’s a crisis or not (check out our last episode for the answer), the student debt load in the U.S. is something worth ad…

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Sept. 22, 2020

Is the student debt crisis really a crisis?

The amount of student debt here in the U.S. is some $1.6 trillion, roughly the size of Russia’s economy. That sounds like a crisi…

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Sept. 17, 2020

How much money does it take to have a kid?

A lot...in fact, money is probably the most important factor in deciding to have a baby. When we have more money, we feel better …

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Sept. 15, 2020

How a birth bust could bust the economy

We’re on track to experience up to 500,000 fewer births than usual in the U.S. next year, according to economists from the Brooki…

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Sept. 10, 2020

How Netflix won the streaming wars

Competition, content, and culture. They’re the three Cs of Netflix’s unbeatable strategy in these so-called “streaming wars.” And…

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Sept. 8, 2020

Who’s the next Netflix? Let’s ask CEO Reed Hastings

I’m not going to bury the lede here, and that’s mostly because I need to get back to my Ozark binge: This episode of Business Cas…

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Sept. 3, 2020

Entrepreneurs are like cockroaches...in a good way

In a lot of ways, starting a business is like having a baby—there’s never a perfect time to do it. But there are times that are b…

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Sept. 1, 2020

Are recessions good for startups?

Pick your metaphor: It’s always darkest before dawn? The greater the storm the brighter the rainbow? Every cloud has a silver lin…

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