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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. 

    David Pakman on CryptoKitties, Grimes and the rise of NFTs

    David Pakman on CryptoKitties, Grimes and the rise of NFTs

    Collectibles and art have gone digital, enabled by a new sort of technology known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Just recently, Canadian singer and visual artist Grimes earned $6 million via an NFT auction, while a maker of digital basketball cards was valued at around $2 billion by venture capitalists. Dan digs into the NFT craze with David Pakman, a partner with VC firm Venrock and one of the earliest investors in one of the first NFTs, called CryptoKitties.
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    Jonathan Cohn on the ACA's future under Biden

    Jonathan Cohn on the ACA's future under Biden

    The Affordable Care Act is still standing, despite numerous GOP efforts to repeal it and progressive pleas to expand it. Dan talks with Jonathan Cohn, a longtime health care reporter at the Huffington Post and author of a new book on the ACA called “The 10 Year War,” to learn where the law stands today and what we should expect to come next.
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    Tony Xu on the pandemic’s impact on DoorDash

    Tony Xu on the pandemic’s impact on DoorDash

    Airbnb and DoorDash went public within 24 hours of each other, yesterday released their first ever quarterly earnings reports on the same day, and are both expecting big changes to business when the pandemic recedes. In this episode, Dan and Tony Xu dig into the company’s earnings report and what’s next for DoorDash, delivery and restaurants.
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    Brian Chesky on the pandemic’s impact on Airbnb

    Brian Chesky on the pandemic’s impact on Airbnb

    Airbnb and DoorDash went public within 24 hours of each other, yesterday released their first ever quarterly earnings reports on the same day, and are both expecting big changes to business when the pandemic recedes. In this episode, Dan and Brian Chesky dig into the company’s earnings report and what’s next for Airbnb, travel and hospitality.
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    Former presidential candidate John Delaney on his giant robot SPAC deal

    Former presidential candidate John Delaney on his giant robot SPAC deal

    Berkshire Grey, a maker of robots for e-commerce warehouses, yesterday agreed to go public via a SPAC led by John Delaney and affiliated with the VC firm of AOL founder Steve Case. Dan speaks with Delaney about what the deal tells us about the future of e-commerce, low-skilled labor and SPACs.
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    Corporate America pressures Congress to act on stimulus

    Corporate America pressures Congress to act on stimulus

    Big corporations and top CEOs are putting pressure on Congress and the White House to pass economic stimulus measures as the political debate drags on. Axios Re:Cap goes deeper with Heather Higginbottom, a former Obama administration official and president of the JPMorgan Chase PolicyCenter, about why her organization just published its first-ever set of policy recommendations.
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