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Biz editor @Axios. Pro Rata newsletter and podcast. Dan@axios.com. DM for Signal/Confide/Telegram.

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Check out last week's @axios Pro Rata podcasts: 😡Shutdown breakdown https://t.co/Tjto7vmMgU 💰Startups shun VC… https://t.co/WMj7AKQ8ztExclusive: Trump plans shutdown compromise https://t.co/QDipMCAwgp
1/19
2019
@markmilian No doubt. But having a lead investor pull out at that stage of company can be devastating. Seen it happ… https://t.co/xoeZkKCmPO @markmilian Doesn't really sound like he's wrong though, does it? Assuming he's telling the truth?I recently moderated a conversation at @foundersfund on the relationship between D.C. and Silicon Valley, with a pa… https://t.co/CQMzXXz0ZwSilicon Valley vs. Washington DC: a conversation at the intersection of technology and government. Here's the full… https://t.co/vfGqvRNHfv
Retweeted by Dan Primack @jonmcneill @johnzimmer Looking forward to photos of Zimmer with a bucket...Happy 2-year anniversary to @Axios!!!!
1/18
2019
A third update on Davos: The White House just announced there will no longer be a U.S. delegation going to the Worl… https://t.co/2ti0KgiNfK
Retweeted by Dan PrimackMore smart insight from @WilliamCohan, who knows bond markets are an economy's annual physical, while stock markets… https://t.co/1qnry6VQgg
Retweeted by Dan PrimackNew Pro Rata podcast is up, on the escalating tech-lash. My guest is Dean Garfield. https://t.co/Q1VxOEemy6Hot headline on the Bloomberg terminal: *TREASURY DENIES REPORT MNUCHIN PUSHED TO LOWER CHINA TARIFFS
Retweeted by Dan PrimackWarren Buffett to @CNBC @BeckyQuick on legacy of Jack Bogle: “A lot of Wall Street is devoted to charging a lot for… https://t.co/rDgIkrr4Vu
Retweeted by Dan PrimackEli Lilly's buyout of Loxo Oncology took only 2 weeks https://t.co/xAMn1ExLe5“Our parents and grandparents had a similar day of reckoning with tobacco. Now it’s our turn, this time with Intern… https://t.co/7zwHRQ1s85
Retweeted by Dan PrimackNew player claims technology leap in electric vehicle charging https://t.co/SPjgf2C0TlThanks to @pkafka for having me on his @Recode Media podcast. https://t.co/1oAcuX84CpThis is the REAL letter -- not the fake one going around yesterday :) https://t.co/zqVgEghWna
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1/17
2019
How an IT department caused a gummy bear shortage in Germany https://t.co/VaDWrCrXQ5🎧 Check out today's Pro Rata podcast, talking Trump's shutdown "strategy" with @jonathanvswan Via Apple:… https://t.co/45E4QRs4ZFWhat Adam Neumann told me 3 yrs ago about his ownership stakes in WeWork buildings https://t.co/ELMuy3jJvr https://t.co/1pQcyLljbtIf you win a confidence vote with 51.5%, did you really win?For @FortuneMagazine’s latest cover story, I wrote about the CEO of @tilray—a guy who makes pancakes at 6am, who ca… https://t.co/r2dxFWvrpj
Retweeted by Dan PrimackSteve Carell is making a show about the Space Force similar to ''The Office' https://t.co/ZatL826rf9
Retweeted by Dan PrimackBreaking down the govt shutdown on today's Pro Rata podcast, alongside the incomparable @jonathanvswan https://t.co/tUqp506bqb @mdudas https://t.co/zwUiaOjmrFAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who has rejected corporate campaign donations and called for the biggest banks to be brok… https://t.co/PG4Tl2vWyy
Retweeted by Dan Primack @zackseward what a lovely bunch...Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer https://t.co/c9jLOmEdOxAttendees fed up with venue, high prices call to move JPM Healthcare conference out of San Francisco https://t.co/WCFYovgssI
1/16
2019
@eraimundo @Ripple I did contact ripple. It declined to speak on the record. But thank you for your journalistic advice. @bgarlinghouse I’m not selling anything to anyone Brad, and you know that. I have zero financial interests in anyth… https://t.co/oxgKykG5qY🎧 Very cool to chat w/ @eringriffith on today's Pro Rata podcast, about the growing trend of startups that shun ven… https://t.co/8SeO9bE9bGAsked about antitrust enforcement at the DOJ, William Barr suggests he's interested in taking a closer look at how… https://t.co/ObFV2dYVW2
Retweeted by Dan PrimackHostile takeover effort emerges for a popular cryptocurrency https://t.co/J8x4MeZnsbBREAKING: Trump administration doubles estimate of shutdown cost to economy from original forecast, source tells CN… https://t.co/RxH9b2Abp3
Retweeted by Dan PrimackTyson CFO on fighting competitors and a trade war https://t.co/3csHNn1bKrBig Tech throws money at the local news problem https://t.co/OSwNcxl88f
1/15
2019
Wrote this w/ @afreedma 👉🏾 Companies like $PCG are being forced to deal with the consequences of a changing climate… https://t.co/NwK8pm435B
Retweeted by Dan PrimackMeet the produce pickers of Texas's Rio Grande Valley, whose penny-per-bunch harvest helps stock your pantry. https://t.co/EzkLr9FRglScoop: JAB chairman Bart Becht has quit the acquisition-hungry owner of Pret A Manger and Keurig Dr Pepper after a… https://t.co/enpW6HfUcC
Retweeted by Dan PrimackI wonder if the TSA workers at DCA understand how much power they have right now.
Retweeted by Dan PrimackToday's Pro Rata podcast is up, focusing on the future of retail. Joined by @erica_pandey https://t.co/k2GPQvY6irSo I’m at @ATLairport and this may be the longest security line I have ever seen. Even growing up here, and even fo… https://t.co/UZ9PPui1Ls
Retweeted by Dan PrimackSmaller tax refunds in 2019 could slash U.S. auto sales https://t.co/UJCIAMujNU
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1/14
2019
Guess this is Brady falling off the cliff https://t.co/hSPI5ZkDaw
1/13
2019
Check out recent Pro Rata Podcasts: 🌎 The Green New Deal https://t.co/TOavsubpxa 🎓A new way to end student debt… https://t.co/hvZczWXX9lRTing my own here, just because there are some really smart and interesting discussion threads in the replies. https://t.co/bqe6RplDvtCheck out today's @Axios Deep Dive on the Future of Retail https://t.co/A029xHDTWnMotorcycles are common (2018: Honda sold 18M motorcycles) Jet planes are rare (2018: 806 Boeing planes) VCs sell… https://t.co/zP2pmepxSV
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1/12
2019
St. Louis braces for a major snow storm and possible lizard attacks. https://t.co/aZjjwsfa1I
Retweeted by Dan PrimackHere's her store: https://t.co/8sy10U3ZhP https://t.co/SrNKVMNnKk @EduardoMassieu Agree with that. Or, as @hunterwalk put it, you play for slugging %, not batting avg. But that does… https://t.co/jTLvyrjlLy @hunterwalk @b4bendetta The ones that particularly get to me are the company that raised $700 million and then tout… https://t.co/a0GO0iUksK @jasonlk obviously i'd need to pull out my calculator but, if you're correct, then no fund prior to 2015 or so gene… https://t.co/6W9O0HUXJcOne thing that I think gets lost in the VC vs. non-VC discussion is that VCs don't need a company to become a "unic… https://t.co/8ZcuwhoHeTThousands of GM engineers reassigned to work on EVs https://t.co/jiV1xUySP9Good piece from @eringriffith on the small, but growing, founder sentiment against taking venture capital https://t.co/Lf5zjrABUWBoth Moody's and S&P Global downgraded PG&E from investment grade to junk this week, meaning the California utility… https://t.co/TDlH8GviuV
Retweeted by Dan Primack @teddyschleifer And the right type of CEO in @stewart
Retweeted by Dan PrimackAnother (albeit less important) issue is that producers wanting to introduce new types of products can't get approv… https://t.co/iNpl6LCTKNRecode reports @Postmates just raised $100 million. Very quick on heels of last round. https://t.co/bSrwWeUXum Sa… https://t.co/xvC3t5HYpY
1/11
2019
Smart column by @benwallacewells: Part of what has distinguished Warren’s story is that it has a different frame of… https://t.co/jdw9gAoxWp
Retweeted by Dan PrimackNew by me: Per an internal memo obtained by @Axios, BlackRock is laying off 500 jobs as it grapples with "market un… https://t.co/LYz012RIPw
Retweeted by Dan Primack @ShiraOvide on the caveat... yes, but the larger deal was basically more secondary (not more primary). co has a pre… https://t.co/XcUhTBVp2vCompanies do not like to IPO in the summer, when folks are on vacation. If the govt shutdown doesn't wrap up relati… https://t.co/McwrW20soPThis thread 👇👇👇 https://t.co/WR2JWIYA6YJust got off phone w/ Jeff Vinik, who tells me "stock picking is a lost art."Just 12% of CFOs expect economic conditions to get better this year https://t.co/z9wqCuur32It is interesting that there has been basically zero mention of human rights during the U.S.-China trade discussion… https://t.co/bJ21MkybFQ
1/10
2019
Scoop from @imkialikethecar Fidelity is leading the new round for e-scooter co Bird https://t.co/FHniJk5BI7Big thanks to @imkialikethecar and @khart for last-minute pinch-hitting today. Hugely appreciated.
1/9
2019
The future is Amazon sending you free stuff, forever: @dmccabe and @sarafischer with a great scoop on Amazon's late… https://t.co/BfDvzR5NVO
Retweeted by Dan Primack @defcon_5 @LambdaSchool @AustenAllred This isn't about millennials, per se. It's vocational training, including retraining.Today's Pro Rata podcast focuses on a new model to fight student debt. My guest is @LambdaSchool CEO @AustenAllred https://t.co/BZLX5MrCh8As DC fights over the wall, remember that thousands of people overdose each year on the heroin and fentanyl smuggle… https://t.co/DUI9fjUGpl
Retweeted by Dan PrimackSears RIPTalking govt shutdown with @mikeallen, on the Pro Rata podcast. https://t.co/gdfPGLlRN4We reported in October that they had scrapped that plan. https://t.co/s82klriJuB
1/8
2019
some scoop: CalPERS investment officer resigns after just eight months https://t.co/NBYdYeYgJuI ran into former Anthem CEO Joe Swedish at #JPM19, and apparently he founded his own private equity firm. https://t.co/UMCp2aChOU
Retweeted by Dan PrimackWord is that new round will be announced by then. https://t.co/KGo5fhJ1bPWhenever I work in an actual office (i.e., not my house), I'm reminded that people w/out kids don't normally eat dinner by 5:30pm.We’re not urging our founders to bootstrap their growth or avoid raising venture capital, but we do want them to be… https://t.co/jdm63VK19a
Retweeted by Dan Primack @levynews Nobody until the shutdown ends.At least once per day I see a tweet hed: "Why everyone is talking about X" ... and I've never even heard of X, let alone from everyone.Peak CES https://t.co/V0IvseJ1GJ @Jon_A_Haas sure. but, at the same time, they would have overpaid (or get lower return) for the birds in hand.Yes, later-stage VCs want valuations to come down (which they are). But that's only for new deals -- they have a to… https://t.co/s6mCwHJAB3.@mikeallen is the single most optimistic person I know. But even he is pessimistic about the govt shutdown. https://t.co/gdfPGLlRN4Will they need to pay extra for dipping sauce? https://t.co/iYRScUssuQThree months ago we reported that SoftBank and WeWork were no longer talking about an acquisition https://t.co/1LC7zt5dzwCan’t make this up: China invites foreign journalists into internment camps in Xinjiang to hear detainees sing Engl… https://t.co/6iekcrSuVf
Retweeted by Dan Primack @defcon_5 @alansmurray "spotty" doesn't equal "lied"Pro Rata podcast today dives into Day 17 of the shutdown, and I'm joined by @mikeallen https://t.co/gdfPGLlRN4Wilbur Ross says he doesn't believe Apple revenue miss had anything to do with trade dispute, even though Apple explicitly said so.A year after ‘the Michaels,’ more women will take the JPM stage — but 90 percent of... https://t.co/OMtaSOJsZX via @statnews
1/7
2019
Happy Saturday! I’ll be on @MSNBC at 5 and 530p ET talking about the shutdown for @axios 👋🏽
Retweeted by Dan PrimackConfused about the #GreenNewDeal talk? We break it down in just 10 minutes, on the latest Axios Pro Rata podcast A… https://t.co/HWSECfElPv
1/5
2019
Lots of talk about a #GreenNewDeal, so we dive into it on today's Pro Rata podcast. Just 10 minutes to get you smar… https://t.co/agm6Su1uQQ
1/4
2019

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