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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. 
About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app 
About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters. 

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Each weekday afternoon, Axios business editor Dan Primack unpacks the biggest story of the day and why it matters. In 10 minutes, Dan and his guests - global business leaders, influential political operators, and reporters chasing huge scoops - take you inside the accelerating forces, technologies and trends that are remaking your world and work. 
About Axios: Axios is a digital media company launched in 2017. Axios - which means “worthy” in Greek - helps you become smarter, faster with news and information across politics, tech, business, media, science and the world. Subscribe to our newsletters at axios.com/newsletters and download our mobile app at axios.com/app 
About Dan Primack: Dan is the host of Axios Re:Cap. He is also a business editor at Axios and author of the daily Axios Pro Rata newsletter where he covers the world of dealmakers across VC, PE and M&A. Previously, he was a senior editor at Fortune magazine and Thomson Reuters. 

    Palantir co-founder on its mission and controversies

    Palantir co-founder on its mission and controversies

    Palantir Technologies today went public at an initial valuation of over $21 billion, giving investors a chance to buy into one of Silicon Valley's most talked-about tech companies. Dan and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale dig into Palantir's mission and why it's so controversial.
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    • 13 min
    Cameo CEO on the business of fame

    Cameo CEO on the business of fame

    Cameo, a marketplace in which users pay for personalized video messages from celebrities, has gone from niche novelty to very big business. One celebrity just surpassed $1 million in earnings, and more than 5,000 messages are sold each day. Dan and Cameo CEO Steven Galanis dig into how the company came to be and how it's changing the monetization of fame. Plus: A "cameo" from one of the site's top stars and debate night analysis with Axios White House and politics editor Margaret Talev. 
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    • 14 min
    Digging into Trump's taxes with Francine McKenna

    Digging into Trump's taxes with Francine McKenna

    President Trump paid no federal income tax in 10 of the past 15 years, and just $750 in 2016 and 2017, according to a new report from The New York Times. He also is reported to have hundreds of millions of dollars in outstanding debts, most of which would come due during a second term.
    Axios Re:Cap focuses on what is and isn't surprising about the revelations, plus how real estate developers are taxed, with Francine McKenna, an independent financial journalist and certified public accountant.
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    • 13 min
    Substack and the future of media

    Substack and the future of media

    Traditional media models and most of the digital models are either straining under pressure or outright broken. Some journalists have responded by going out on their own, leveraging a new group of startups that help them self-publish and monetize their work. To discuss this trend and what it means for the journalism industry, Dan is joined by Chris Best, CEO of Substack, which has over 250,000 paying subscribers on its writer network.
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    • 11 min
    The child care tax on America's economic recovery

    The child care tax on America's economic recovery

    American child care is in crisis, which makes it much harder for the American economy to recover — as providers struggle to stay in business and parents struggle to work. Dan digs into the problems and what can be done to solve them with Vox senior reporter Anna North.
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    • 14 min
    Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus on the rise of Silicon Valley SPACs

    Reid Hoffman and Mark Pincus on the rise of Silicon Valley SPACs

     Silicon Valley venture capitalists are no longer content with investing in startups and then eventually handing them off. Instead, many are now forming SPACs, or blank check acquisition companies, to ride tech unicorns into the public markets themselves. Dan discusses this trend with the co-founders of one such tech SPAC: Reid Hoffman, co-founder of LinkedIn and partner with VC firm Greylock, and Mark Pincus, founder and former CEO of Zynga.
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    • 13 min

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