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Winner Take All is a business & tech news show covering the world of platform businesses, tech antitrust, regulations, and innovation. Hosted by Alex Moazed and Nick Johnson, authors of the Amazon Best-Seller Modern Monopolies.

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Startup to Find Local American Made Products Online 🇺🇸 - Cultivate CEO Harsh Khurana Interview

Nov 24 • 14:06

Winner Take All #182 | Zillow's Big Loss, ByteDance Founder Ousted, Grain Marketplaces

Nov 15 • 38:32

The show starts with a look at Bushel's recent acquisition of GrainBridge and the procliamed death of grain trading platforms. Next, Alex's take on Zillow canceling its iBuyer program Zillow offers after losing over $1 billion. Also covered, Peloton's struggles as a linear exervise equipment provider, ByteDance founder Zhang Yiming leaving the private tech giant, and Yahoo...

Winner Take All #181 | Rent The Runway IPO, Marketplaces Enabling Retailers, Sequoia Rolling Fund

Nov 10 • 34:18

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Winner Take All #180 | Apple Increases Privacy... and Market Share, Facebook = Meta, Inflation

Nov 8 • 35:31

Alex begins the show by discussing Mark Zuckerberg's announcement that  Facebook is changing its name to Meta. He watches excerpts from  Zuckerberg's announcement at the Facebook Connect event and gives his  thoughts on the metaverse future. Next, a look at how Apple has  increased ad revenue as result of its new privacy and tracking policies.  The show ends with a discuss...

Winner Take All #179 | WeWork Goes Public, Future of Gyms, DWAC!, Berkshire eSupply

Nov 1 • 40:42

The episode kicks off with a look at WeWork's public debut after merging with BowX Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company valued at $9 billion. Next, the SPAC talk continues with news on Digital World Acquisition Corp, the company slated to merge with a new social media company from president Donald Trump. Alex also does an in-depth analysis of Berkshire ...

Jacob Helberg - Google Disinformation & Foreign Interference Expert

Oct 29 • 48:48

Jacob Helberg joins Alex Moazed for a special episode detailing Helbergs  new book The Wires of War. Helberg, who previously led Google’s global  internal product policy efforts to combat disinformation and foreign  interference, discusses the current grey war between the United States  and China. The two dig into how technology is being utilized by state  agencies to shap...

Winner Take All #178 | Amazon Criminal Activity, DoorDash Beats Uber?, LinkedIn Nuked in China 🇨🇳

Oct 21 • 44:18

Alex kicks off the episode with an in-depth analysis on the market cap of DoorDash rising above Uber despite Uber having multiple offerings outside of food delivery. The show's second topic looks at the recent exposè by Reuters detailing Amazon's abuse of seller data in Inida and the fallout this has caused between Amazon an U.S. regulators. Also covered, Microsoft pulling...

Winner Take All #177 | Secondhand Clothing Platforms, The New FAMGA, Square + AfterPay, Ozy Media 🤯

Oct 18 • 56:11

Alex looks at recent reports chronicling the growth of platforms in the second hand fashion industry. He highlights the varied niches that these platforms have been able to grow into large verticals spanning a variety of areas in the clothing industry. Next, coverage of two examples of government taking on big tech platforms starting with Australia's news media bargaining ...

Winner Take All #176 | Supply Chain Disaster?, Zoom Deal Busts, Walmart Ad Business, Procore M&A

Oct 11 • 41:58

Applico CTO Tri Tran joins Alex for an opening segment looking at Procore's $500 million acquisition of LevelSet, a company specializing in lien rights management for the construction industry. Next, Alex discusses multiple articles on the current supply chain disruption in the United States. He looks at how the labor shortage has exacerbated the issues when importing good...

Winner Take All #175 | YCombinator's Shift, Amazon Walk Out Tech, Goldman + GreenSky, China Update

Oct 5 • 41:58

The episode starts off with some various stories out of China, including Pinduoduo founder Colin Huang losing billions as Chinese regulators crack down on domestic tech companies. Next, Alex looks at how the popular tech accelerator YCombinator has recently changed to incorporate larger batches of startups and a virtual based workflow. Also covered, Amazon bringing its cas...

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