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The Entrepreneurs, 298

28 June 2017

There are 2.5 billion people with uncorrected vision problems. James Chen is a Hong Kong-based venture philanthropist and entrepreneur who’s on a mission to help the world see better – and he’s marshalling start-ups, gov…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 142

25 June 2017

Has there been something of a golden age of central bank support – and is it coming to an end? Our experts discuss the performance of these institutions since the financial crisis and consider how long their accommodative…

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The Entrepreneurs, Eureka 53: Unbound

23 June 2017

Unbound is a London-based start-up that’s revolutionising the publishing world, giving authors the tools to pitch, crowdfund and launch their own books. This week, Unbound’s co-founder and chief executive Dan Kieran shares…

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The Entrepreneurs, 297

21 June 2017

For frustrated singles searching for soulmates the old-fashioned way, technology start-ups have provided a more efficient method of finding love: dating apps. One fast-growing addition to the field is the Austin, Texas…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 141

18 June 2017

We discuss ‘Values and Vision: Perspectives on Philanthropy in 21st Century China’, an exploratory study of philanthropic giving among China’s wealthy. Philanthropy in China is in a state of expansion, experimentation and…

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The Entrepreneurs, 296

14 June 2017

Founded in 2010, WeWork has become a global co-working behemoth. Operating almost 200 offices around the world from Bogota to Berlin the company now has a staggering valuation of $17bn. Two years ago we featured WeWork’s…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 140

11 June 2017

This week we’re discussing the outcome of Thursday’s general election in the UK. Prime minister Theresa May called the snap vote at a time when her incumbent Conservative party was flying high in the polls. But after a…

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The Entrepreneurs, 295

7 June 2017

Ajaz Ahmed founded the creative and design agency AKQA after dropping out of university in the mid-1990s to help brands take advantage of the burgeoning digital revolution. AKQA now has more than 2,000 employees across 21…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 139

4 June 2017

Chinese retail sales, fixed-asset investment and new-lending growth all fell in April in further signs that the economy is suffering from recent government measures to curb an unsustainable expansion in credit. Although…

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The Entrepreneurs, 294

31 May 2017

As big corporations hunt for entrepreneurial candidates with digital know-how, smaller start-ups search for experienced executives to help them scale. Executive search firm Gordon and Eden is on a mission to bridge the…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 138

28 May 2017

Just a few months ago it was Europe facing the political risks and tepid economic data. But now that’s more a story for the US. Eurozone data has been strong, with recent numbers showing the German economy picking up speed…

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