Category: coronavirus & the COVID-19 pandemic

On Supercities, Economic Growth, and Income Inequality in a Post-COVID World



The pandemic has been devastating in many ways — from total number of deaths (in the U.S. alone, topping half a million — exceeding the number of deaths across World Wars I and II and Vietnam combined) to devastating economic …

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Fintech’s Final Frontier: Central Banks and Disintermediation



The internet has many legacies, but its greatest one is disintermediation. And the greatest disintermediation—of the banking system—is coming soon to an app near you.

Before the internet, consumers who wanted to buy an airplane ticket would talk to a

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It’s Time to Heal: 16 Trends Driving the Future of Bio and Healthcare



It’s Time to Heal is a special package about engineering the future of bio and healthcare. See more at: https://a16z.com/time-to-heal/.

For too long, we’ve confused the status quo for stasis in healthcare. We’ve accepted certain things as true, things

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Upgrading cell and gene therapy “software” for safety; Pharma picks their PROTAC horses; The first healthtech giant; and more



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IN THIS EDITION

  • Of vaccines and vaccinology, in COVID-19 and beyond: How to build a

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