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The Entrepreneurs, 319

22 November 2017

Joni Steiner is the co-founder of Opendesk, a global online platform that facilitates the local production of furniture by connecting consumers to a library of designs and a host of nearby craftsmen. Originally trained as…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 163

19 November 2017

The latest UBS Investor Watch report explores collecting and seeks to explain how and why many wealthy investors build their collections and manage the legacy.

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The Entrepreneurs, 318

15 November 2017

For this special edition we head to Lisbon for this year’s Web Summit. The Portuguese capital hosted entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and political leaders as part of the event’s largest edition yet. We hear from three very…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 162

12 November 2017

A new UBS report explains a decade of soaring popularity of these digital platforms as a bubble, and discusses why they can never go mainstream. Our experts will explain some of the anarchic behaviour that surrounds the…

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The Entrepreneurs, Eureka 72: Fabric of society

10 November 2017

South African-born Bernie de Le Cuona founded her eponymous fabric brand in London in 1992. This week she tells us how an inspirational trip to India led to the beginnings of her business.

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The Essence of Luxury, 2

9 November 2017

Luxury is no longer simply defined by a price tag or recognisable label. It is not, in fact, confined to products: it includes experiences too, with the social interaction around luxury items more important than ever. As…

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The Entrepreneurs, 317

8 November 2017

John Hitchcox co-founded property-development company Yoo in 1999, along with maverick designer Philippe Starck; since then design-minded hotels and residences have sprung up in more than 30 countries worldwide. Hitchcox…

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The Bulletin with UBS, 161

5 November 2017

A new study by UBS Wealth Management explores how the gender gap can be widened by investment decisions and behaviour, as well as by income disparity, flexible working and longevity. Our panel will discuss this and explain…

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The Tech 10, 10

3 November 2017

Step out with the German cobbler reviving traditional craftsmanship in Baden-Baden. Headed by Matthias Vickermann and Martin Stoya, this bespoke shoemaker is one of the few of its kind to have survived. The duo rely on high…

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The Tech 10, 9

2 November 2017

This is a Tokyo-based workspace and events firm using technology to improve customer experience. Japanese architects Makoto Tanijiri and Ai Yoshida, the duo behind Suppose Design, rely on digital methods to keep on top of…

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The Entrepreneurs, 316

1 November 2017

Philip Knatchbull has always been surrounded by film: his father was one of the UK’s pre-eminent producers, behind such features as “Murder on the Orient Express” and “A Passage to India”. Today Philip is CEO of Curzon, the…

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The Tech 10, 8

1 November 2017

Entrepreneur Ivan Pun is reviving the cultural scene of his native Yangon with Pun + Projects. The firm has cooked up some of the tastiest dining spots in Myanmar’s capital and beyond.

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The Tech 10, 7

31 October 2017

Freddie Blackett and Ed Barrow’s technology-savvy horticultural firm is blossoming in London. Patch is an online garden centre that identifies the best indoor and outdoor plants for each customer using a unique algorithm…

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The Tech 10, 6

30 October 2017

FInd out how a remote Norwegian clothing-maker manages to cover a global market. Alexander Helle and T-Michael’s trademark raincoats are designed to keep the rain out, using technically advanced fabrics to push the brand…

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