Business Unusual

The best disruptors are focused on customers, not products, they use technology rather than fear it, they create new opportunities often where regulations don't exist and they are backed by those with deep pockets and an appetite for risk. Colin Cullis presents stories of Business Unusual - those people and companies driving the next industrial revolution. The associated articles and videos are available here

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 11m. Bisher sind 180 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 9 hours 18 minutes

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Radio 3.0 - the live chat room apps are coming


First there was broadcast and streaming, then podcasts and now live online chat shows from apps like Clubhouse. The next step in making traditional media channels available to everyone. It will not always be good but it should fill in a gap for more focussed audio broadcasts for those that want to listen and contribute. Audio credit. Vergecast Ashley Carman   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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Big ships solve problems but can create new ones


The grounding of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal may have been avoided but it was inevitable. image credit: © Lukas Gojda/123rf.com See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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How unicorns turn into donkeys


Unicorns are startups that rapidly become valued at over $1 billion, sometimes those valuations prove to be wrong especially when a business casts itself as a fintech disruptor in order to attract venture capital investments that was actually a regular business with a persuasive CEO and a good backstory. This is the story of Greensill Capital - the super abridged version...


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Business Unusual - A big trend in City developments - micro apartments


Guest: Colin Cullis | Product Owner at Primedia Broadcasting See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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Rupert Murdoch and how he built a multinational media empire


The Executive Chairman of News Corp turns 90 in March and is arguably one of the most influential media owners of the last century.  At its peak his companies numbered as many as 800 entities in 50 countries. He has been regarded as the person to help get Britain to support Brexit and for Americans to elect Donald Trump and most recently to get Google and Facebook to pay for news content by his titles. audio credit: CBS News See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-10  12m
 
 

Roll up, roll up get your non fungible tokens here


There are no shortages of bubbles at the moment, this is just the next one, but once it pops (again) there are some really good reasons for keeping it around. Audio credit : CNBC Television Image credit: Fran Hogan / Unsplash See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-03-03  11m
 
 

Facebook and Australia, what it means for the rest of us


Will the deal with Australia help publishers around the world? It was a long time coming but the Great Barrier Beef (as MSNBC described it) came to a head last week when Facebook blocked news content and pages from posting on their platform in Australia. A new law which would compel platforms like Google and Facebook to compensate news publishers for content that was displayed on their sites. Google has agreed to deals of about $1 billion while Facebook held out until 23 February 2021...


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 2021-02-24  9m
 
 

The best way to predict the future is to understand the past


How Brewster Kahle set about storing the contents of the web for future generations. Image credit: Internet Archive Audio credit: AOL See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-02-17  10m
 
 

Business Unusual - The Business of Reddit


Guest: Colin Cullis | Product Owner at Primedia Broadcasting See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-02-10  12m
 
 

Sustainable finance - what it is and what it means for the planet and your investments


It may sound obvious but for the longest times sustainability was not a major factor when deciding to invest In any other week talking about sustainable finance as a novel idea would seem odd, but given the run on companies like GameStop might remind you that little will get in the way of making a quick buck even with ideals about fighting back against hedge funds that profit when businesses fail. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


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 2021-02-03  5m