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11 Jan 2018
5 min

The Briefing - The crypto conundrum: 

Financial analyst Louise Cooper explains why South Korea’s lawmakers are trying to ban crypto currencies.

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3 Jan 2018
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Make Shift: 

James Leay is part of the team behind Make Shift, a social enterprise that designs, builds and manages new public destinations that house independent businesses. Make Shift has been behind successful revitalisations of London spaces such as Pop Brixton and the new Peckham Levels. Here Leay tells us about the business model and his plans for the future.

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31 Dec 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Looking ahead to 2018: 

We look at four key trends that will shape 2018: technological disruption, sustainability, the ending of a decade of easing and geopolitical flux. With the help of the UBS Year Ahead report, its author and our usual expert panel, we set the agenda for the coming year.

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27 Dec 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - The best of The Entrepreneurs 2017: 

In this special edition of ‘The Entrepreneurs’, we look back at 2017 with six of the bravest and boldest entrepreneurs in everything from technology and design to media and fashion to find out what lies behind their success. The episode includes conversations with Miguel McKelvey from WeWork, Mark Adams from Vitsoe, Serena Guen from Suitcase, Gavin Eddy from The Frome Independent, Whitney Wolfe from Bumble and David Hieatt of Hiut Denim.

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24 Dec 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Looking back at 2017: 

In this special seasonal episode, we review the past 12 months, heading around the globe to hear from some of our leading analysts about the stories that have informed the year in their cities.

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13 Dec 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Bensimon Byrne: 

Jack Bensimon is the founder and president of Canada’s largest independent advertising agency, Bensimon Byrne. Founded in 1993 by Bensimon and longtime friend Peter Byrne, the agency has been responsible for some of the most memorable ads in Canadian history. The Toronto-based agency is one of few in the world to ever buy itself back from a multinational holding company. Here Bensimon tells us the story of the company, the ideas behind some of its major campaigns and why independence is so important to them.

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12 Dec 2017
30 min

Section D - Meeting Ole Scheeren : 

German architect Ole Scheeren talks greenery, density and building business in Southeast Asia. We get Jamie Fobert’s tips for running a successful studio and flick through a design-focused travel guide.

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10 Dec 2017
16 min

The Bulletin with UBS - US tax reform: 

With Congress apparently on the cusp of finalising the largest rewrite of the tax code since the 1980s, it appears increasingly likely that legislation will soon be reaching the president’s desk. Our panel assesses the potential impact of any bill, covering everything from equity markets to fixed income. We’ll hear that while this may not have a massive impact in broad GDP terms, it could be positive news.

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6 Dec 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Freedom To Exist : 

Kirsty Whyte and Paul Tanner had more than 25 years of experience in the design world, working in Habitat and Made.com, before deciding to start their own business. In 2015 they launched the minimalist vintage inspired watch brand, Freedom To Exist as a side project to their day-jobs. This week they tell us how they manage their time between both jobs, what they have learned along the way and the secrets to working with your partner.

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3 Dec 2017
15 min

The Bulletin with UBS - Health matters: 

Health and corporate life in the spotlight. We look at this hugely complex and interesting theme through the prism of a UBS initiative that addresses employee wellbeing, and dive into a UBS wealth management white paper which explores and explains those complexities.

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29 Nov 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - More than a market: 

Gavin Eddy was working as a trader in the City before he decided to quit and buy some land in the countryside. He stumbled on the town of Frome and, captivated by the town’s vibrancy and identity, decided to invest in it. Today, he runs a destination street market once a month, The Frome Independent, showcasing some of the best craftspeople, designers, makers, producers and traders in the South West. We hear how Gavin’s project gave a new lease of life to the town.

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28 Nov 2017
30 min

Section D - Design at the dining table: 

Maximilian Riedel, the 11th generation president and CEO of the eponymous glassware firm, spills the secrets of successful drinking and dining. Plus: David Mellor Design’s Corin Mellor, choosing chairs with the Design Museum of Denmark and Carl Hansen & Søn, and we set the table with Monocle’s editor in chief, Tyler Brûlé.

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22 Nov 2017
30 min

The Entrepreneurs - Opening doors: 

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 architects, the team behind the company developed their concept with the help of crowdfunding and an incubator programme. We find out more about this furniture-making movement, the democratisation of production and distribution and what the future holds for the Opendesk.

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15 Nov 2017
27 min

The Entrepreneurs - Moving on up: 

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 different mobility innovators: Lewis Horne, CEO of Uniti; Alexander Zosel, founder of Volocopter; and James Meeks, CEO of Move Systems.

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1 Dec 2017
7 min

The Entrepreneurs - Eureka 75: Far and Wide Collective: 

A former officer in the Danish army reserve, Hedvig Alexander founded Far and Wide Collective in 2013 with the goal of opening North American markets to artisans in developing countries.

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