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January 10, 2023

Mark Cuban Dialogue

Mark Cuban on disrupting the American healthcare industry

About this episode

Mark Cuban, one of America’s most famous and successful entrepreneurs, recently launched a new drug company - Cost Plus Drugs - that is disrupting the healthcare industry and significantly reducing the cost of prescription drugs for millions of Americans. In this episode, he extols the virtues of a capitalist system that is able to identify and provide real world solutions to problems that are often ignored by government agencies. Mark also shares his thoughts on the risk of a recession in 2023, how AI and ChatGPT could displace millions of knowledge workers, Elon Musk’s takeover of twitter, and why billionaires like himself are often demonized by politicians like Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.


The Guests

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban

The owner of 150 companies, Mark Cuban is best known for his straightforward entrepreneurial advice on Shark Tank and his incredible turn-around of the Dallas Mavericks, the NBA basketball team which he has owned since 2000. The self-made billionaire offers frank input on building businesses and growing wealth based on decades of experience. 

Some of Cuban’s well-known companies include Magnolia Pictures, Landmark Theaters, AXS TV, and the Florida-based Alyssa’s Cookies, one of his most profitable Shark Tank investments. Since he joined Shark Tank in its second season, the ABC reality show’s ratings have steadily climbed and the program has snatched three Primetime Emmys for “Outstanding Structured Reality Program.” 

Cuban has launched Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company on the belief that every American should have access to safe, affordable medicines. No American should have to suffer or worse - because they can’t afford basic prescription medications.