Hosted by Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. It’s the Bloomberg Businessweek Equality Issue Featuring: -Jeanna Smialek on how inequality is holding economies back. -Josh Eidelson profiles trans workers facing widespread discrimination. -Jeff Green on how Dow Chemical became a bastion of equality -Dune Lawrence on a Chinese dating app that is helping gay men connect with surrogates.
Postpardum Depression Drug Breakthrough, BlackRock’s Risky Software Bet, Tiffany Earnings
Bloomberg Businessweek Editor Joel and Bloomberg News Health Care Reporter Cynthia Koons discuss the trials and tribulations of postpartum depression drug Zulresso. Annie Massa, Bloomberg News Investing Reporter, talks about BlackRock buying risky software provider eFront. Charlie Bobrinskoy, Head of Investment Group at Ariel Investments, explains why Tiffany is a good company but not awlays a good stock. Megan Bent, Founder of Harbinger Ventures, discusses the state of funding for women entrepreneurs. Matthew Wadiak, Co-Founder of Blue Apron, talks about launching Cooks Venture a next generation food company saving the planet one chicken at a time. And we Drive to the Close with Charles Lemonides, Chief Investment Officer at ValueWorks. Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan
Bonus: The Future of Cars From BW Talks
The automobile, invented 130 years ago, turned out to be a winner. We now own and drive 1.3 billion of them. But that’s set to change quickly. Even car companies recognize that their futures will look little like the past. Bloomberg Businessweek's Carol Massar joins Bloomberg News U.S. Autos Editor Craig Trudell and Bloomberg Intelligence Global Director of Automotive Research Kevin Tynan to discuss the coming mobility revolution and the industry's attempts to transform itself.
Businessweek Extra - Rebecca Kantar
Hosted by Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Featuring an in-depth conversation with Rebecca Kantar, the founder of Imbellus, on her company’s quest to disrupt the education sector.
Lloyd’s of London’s Boozy Culture of Harassment, Lyft Revs Up Road Show, Biogen’s Alzheimer's Failure
Gavin Finch, Bloomberg News Financial Crimes Reporter, discusses his Businessweek Magazine story on why Lloyd's of London is the most archaic corner left in global finance with a deep-seated culture of sexual harassment. Eric Newcomer, Bloomberg News Startup Reporter, explains that Lyft investors are looking for a path to profitability as the ride-hailing company prepares to go public. Asthika Goonewardene, Bloomberg Intelligence Senior Biotech Analyst, and Brian Skorney, Biotech and Pharma Analyst at Baird, talk about Biogen’s stock freefalling on news their experimental Alzheimer’s drug is unlikely to be effective and as a result the company is halting its research. Bloomberg Global Business Reporter Matt Townsend discusses Levi's first day of public trading as the maker of iconic jeans wants to jump into other parts of the wardrobe world. And we Drive to the Close with Ed Cofrancesco, CEO at International Assets Advisory. Hosts: Carol Massar and Jason Kelly. Producer: Paul Brennan