Benchmark's Bill Gurley on new health-care investments

CNBC| Fri Nov 17 13:00:09 EST 2017
Venture capitalist Bill Gurley says he recently made two health-care investments even though he says the sector is filled with perils. "I've been spending a lot of time looking at health care, and it's extremely dangerous. It's extremely dangerous because the laws of most marketplaces doesn't exist," the Benchmark general partner told CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Friday. "There's not a simple gravity. There's forces in five different directions. The people that are consuming aren't paying, it's crazy." In the interview, he didn't say what health enterprises he recently invested in. Americans spend nearly 1 in 5 dollars on health care, the Brookings Institution estimates. But the American health ..

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