Venture Predation: How Venture-Backed Startups Use Predatory Pricing to Suppress Competition

Sep 15, 2023

On the latest episode of Second Request, Associate Professor of Law Matthew Wansley and Professor of Law Samuel Weinstein of Cardozo School of Law discuss their recent article entitled “Venture Predation” published in the Journal of Corporation Law. Speaking with The Capitol Forum’s Teddy Downey, Matthew and Samuel explain the economics and history behind venture predation and why we currently see very little enforcement of the practice. Download the podcast to hear descriptions of some of the high-profile case studies addressed in their article, including Uber, WeWork, and Bird and learn what these examples can show us about venture predation’s harmful impact on consumers, communities and innovation.

You may also read a transcript of this conversation.