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Email from Morgan Stanley investment banker: "We forgive you."
This morning’s Axios Pro Rata newsletter incorrectly identified Morgan Stanley as Lyft’s lead IPO banker. It should have identified Morgan Stanley as “Uber’s” lead IPO banker. Sincere apologies for the error.
RT @ScottGottliebMD: I'm delighted to rejoin the venture capital firm @NEA where I worked for a decade prior to my most recent government s…
RT @alaynatreene: Scoop via @danprimack: Former FDA head Scott Gottlieb rejoins VC firm as a full-time investing partner https://t.co/fNwXE…
I’m thinking Central Squaw-yah - half-way between MIT and Hahvahd. Time to light up a joint, avoid alcohol and get all intellectual and shit. HAZZAH! Finally no need 4 towel under the door! @davewiner @dsearls @danprimack @Joi @davepell https://twitter.com/420/status/1131235969125015552
Pro Rata Podcast: Sprint and T-Mobile's mega-merger gets messy https://www.axios.com/pro-rata-podcast-sprint-t-mobile-merger-4978b2d5-cad3-4be6-a169-3319ece52ed6.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Breaking: Infrastructure deal that wasn't happening is still not happening.
Big data, attention and wealth https://www.axios.com/big-tech-data-income-inequality-4d4bfecd-c1e6-483f-92bb-bfefd321bf99.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_m edium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
This tweet may become problematic. https://twitter.com/JohnLegere/status/1118265746453192704
The 016, a social network for Worcester, seeks to become a “delivery boy and booster” for local media https://nie.mn/2Yx0BvQ via @NiemanLab
Will be on @cheddar in 10 minutes to discuss the Lyft investor lawsuit, some M&A stuff and if sliced>cubed. #TeamRoquefort
RT @mirikramer: In @Axios Space this week: - Remember Venus? - New Horizons keeps on truckin' - The politics of Artemis https://t.co/tOLx…
The Beatles would have sucked without John, Paul, George and Ringo. https://twitter.com/WSJ/status/1130858310931034116
2020 Vision: Talking tech and politics w/ presidential candidate @ericswalwell, on the latest Pro Rata Podcast. https://www.axios.com/pro-rata-podcast-eric-swalwell-2020-f9670132-4f7e-46f6-bad2-537e8a9c6572.html
RT @StefWKight: Here is how fast America is changing: By the time today’s teenagers hit their 30s, there will be — for the first time ever…
Seems kinda weird to still call it "New" Coke 30 years later...
Betty White > White walkers https://twitter.com/evanasmith/status/1130793779588288512
Trump still wants to end the carried interest tax break, but he likely missed his chance https://www.axios.com/trump-carried-interest-tax-break-c8d777dc-7966-4f56-b3e8-df71ad5ac9f8.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Pro Rata Podcast visits with @ericswalwell, for a 10-minute conversation that includes Facebook, guns, facial recognition and running for president. https://www.axios.com/pro-rata-podcast-eric-swalwell-2020-f9670132-4f7e-46f6-bad2-537e8a9c6572.html
Scooter companies' meteoric rise in one chart https://www.axios.com/scooter-companies-meteoric-rise-in-one-chart-e8d3a124-a2ce-42fc-a28b-3305ab95622d.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
$JACK shares dropped 40 cents in the 10 minutes after this tweet. Then they (mostly) recovered. https://twitter.com/KimKardashian/status/1130533100402778112
 
phrase that in terms of regular 40-minute volatility? not clear if that is a typical drop, or explained by randomness etc
Stephen Moore announces he won't return to CNN, several weeks after CNN said they didn't want him back. https://www.mediaite.com/radio/stephen-moore-i-wouldnt-return-to-cnn-you-dont-go-back-to-restaurant-that-gave-you-salmonella/
Trade wars, tech and consequences. Pro Rata Podcast is joined by the great @niubi. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/axios-pro-rata/id1412162689
It is fascinating to see the pains some have gone through to refer to Robert Smith primarily as a "philanthropist" and not as a "private equity" or "leveraged buyout" investor.
Morehouse College president talks Robert Smith's student debt gift https://www.axios.com/student-debt-morehouse-college-robert-smith-grant-e0476e16-6f1d-4aad-8848-121142c7aea0.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
But, when he offers to buy you a cup of coffee, ask for the laptop instead. https://twitter.com/WSJ/status/1129718331890688002
Pro Rata Podcast talks with @niubi about the U.S.-China trade war, and how it just turned technical. https://www.axios.com/pro-rata-podcast-us-china-trade-war-huawei-impact-e864ee08-864b-4bae-b459-c2c55bec7b45.html
RT @danprimack: Pretty sure A16Z built library in the entryway of its Sand Hill office because its partners knew they'd need somewhere to d…
"GOT built a following on its epic scope, yet it exited the most intimate and pathos-friendly of family dramas, like This Is Us with genocide and CGI." https://www.theringer.com/game-of-thrones/2019/5/20/18632109/game-of-thrones-series-finale-season-8-end-recap
Wow. Wasn't expecting to find any latent Pitino pain today. But there it is. https://twitter.com/OldTakesExposed/status/1130181120111382530
Google limits Huawei's access to Android code https://www.axios.com/google-limits-huaweis-access-to-android-code-07f38841-88a3-41f9-8de9-c4495daed997.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
RT @danprimack: Pro Rata Podcasts: 10 minutes each 🍎Apple under attack http://axios.link/XH87 💰Trade war escalation https://t.co/0mfYSiQ…
RT @WeatherNation: Flashback to mid-Janua... Nope, that's today. Snow in Killington, Vermont.
Scoop: Trump asked Steve Scalise to run for governor in Louisiana https://www.axios.com/donald-trump-steve-scalise-louisiana-governor-5a76e1c1-5493-4a17-96cd-67a65902dc3f.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Wynn in talks to sell Boston-area casino that hasn't even opened yet. https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2019/05/17/wynn-eyes-sale-of-encore-casino
Uber still hasn't regained its IPO price https://www.axios.com/uber-below-ipo-price-e334c9e4-4375-4824-a100-edacf887fef7.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsoc ialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Pretty sure A16Z built library in the entryway of its Sand Hill office because its partners knew they'd need somewhere to display their own books. https://twitter.com/bhorowitz/status/1129437888238592002
This is basically becoming an evergreen tweet. https://twitter.com/CNBCnow/status/1129466889359511552
RT @ellmcgirt: I’m continually amazed by @bethkowitt. Her latest piece,"Inside Google’s Civil War” is a must-read. “It’s the U.S. Culture w…
Early $UBER investor @bradleytusk largely blames Dara for IPO woes. https://www.ft.com/content/26ed534c-76f4-11e9-b0ec-7dff87b9a4a2 Raises 2 issues: 1/ Co has technically lost value under Dara. 2/ If no rebound, there will become a (small?) grp that calls for Kalanick return. Remember stuff about Steve Jobs'ing it?
Pro Rata Podcasts: 10 minutes each 🍎Apple under attack http://axios.link/XH87 💰Trade war escalation http://axios.link/uyHd 👶America's baby bust http://axios.link/m65Z 🥊Trump vs. social media http://axios.link/uQ5u Via Apple: https://apple.co/2XIV3xH
White House considering Derek Kan for open Fed slot https://www.axios.com/white-house-considering-derek-kan-for-open-fed-slot-46691aff-dd53-4cdf-aa27-dbf9701e8960.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Pharma's bad behavior is causing its own problems https://www.axios.com/pharma-drug-prices-opioids-congress-a17c0422-764d-43b6-9b0d-e9d989b2ccbf.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
Luckin raises $561 million to battle Starbucks in China https://www.axios.com/luckin-raises-561-million-battle-starbucks-china-6d4cb0f5-f585-4c21-bb71-490c694bab43.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
That was fast https://twitter.com/chrissyfarr/status/1129159055082004480
Your tax dollars at play. https://twitter.com/CNNBusiness/status/1129148277260279808
The Bachelor, Southie Edition https://twitter.com/NBC10Boston/status/1128384493939765249
It's not back to its IPO price, but $UBER today did have its highest close so far.
Was this up for debate? https://twitter.com/business/status/1117874299724021760
Scoop: Coinbase in talks to buy Xapo's Bitcoin custody business https://www.axios.com/scoop-coinbase-to-buy-xapos-bitcoin-custody-business-124a0c02-0568-4b46-be80-55ad50e2c127.html?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=twsocialshare&utm_campaign=organic
RT @sweeneyABC: One of the crazier stories I’ve worked on: @Uber and @lyft drivers manipulate the apps to create surge pricing at @Reagan_A…
RT @LaMonicaBuzz: $UBER up nearly 5% today. Currently at $43.30. How long before it’s above $45 IPO price? $LYFT up 4% too.
 
 
 
 
 
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