How Zoom Became King of the Quarantine Economy

The videoconferencing company is now worth more than Uber

As the coronavirus quarantine has forced people around the world indoors, business is booming for a sub-economy of shut-in-friendly businesses: The stock prices of Netflix, Blue Apron and Peloton have all surged. But perhaps no brand has been more emblematic of this new normal than Zoom, which was exceptionally well-poised for the pandemic.