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To accelerate in an accelerating world, your business needs to run on a different kind of fuel. Your ability to find new solutions and embrace creative strategies is what drives growth. You will learn actionable strategies from the most successful corporate visionaries and venture capitalists as well as discover breakthrough startups. This is a podcast for innovators at large companies and disruptive founders - the intrapreneurs and the entrepreneurs. This is for the doers that ask what’s ne ...
 
Making a Killing explores how corruption is reshaping global politics, and fueling some of the most deadly security threats facing the world today - from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq, to terrorist networks, nuclear proliferation, drug trafficking and other organized crime. Making a Killing is a podcast project from the Hudson Institute's Kleptocracy Initiative, hosted by Nate Sibley.
 
Ever wondered how automation will change the world? Maybe you puzzle over what India could do to ease traffic congestion, or how China's aircraft carriers will transform Indian Ocean geopolitics? All Things Policy, a daily podcast brought to you by the Takshashila Institution, brings you all the answers. Every weekday, our researchers break down complex economic and geopolitical ideas through the lens of current events. For everyone from the busy executive to the curious student, All Things ...
 
Chat With Traders is your key to the minds of trading's elite performers. Start listening to learn how a diverse mix of traders went from zero to hero, how they successfully trade markets today, and get their best tips 'n pointers for profitable performance, plus much more. Note: You are responsible for your own trading decisions—this is not financial advice.
 
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What will it be like to watch your favorite team in 2030? How will technology enable us to enjoy the sports we love. Vince Gennaro shares his vision of the pervasiveness of block chain, how 5G and VR will globalize and democratize sport and the role data will play in sport decision making. We also talk about the importance of learning agility – con…
 
What will it be like to be a fan in 2030? How do teams, leagues and sponsors need to innovate in order to capture the a new generation of fans while maintaining their existing super fans? This live conversation (part of our What’s Next Now series) begins with startups and new technologies we are most excited about, then goes into an amazing convers…
 
Rooming houses have long offered affordable accommodation to students, newcomers to Canada, and people who are vulnerable or living on low incomes. But they are unregulated in some parts of the country, and their affordability is being eroded by the housing crisis. We talk to Tom Ermidas, who says the rooming house he lives in now has saved his lif…
 
Award-winning photojournalist Jonas Bendiksen travelled to North Macedonia to capture images for The Book of Veles, about the town that made headlines in 2016 as the epicentre of the fake news industry. The portraits of the town he created won acclaim, but there was one issue: Bendiksen had faked every single one, intending to be found out. He tell…
 
Mass timber involves bonding strips of wood together to create stronger lumber, and some architects say it could produce wooden skyscrapers that are better for the environment. But not all environmentalists agree. Matt Galloway talks to Michael Green, an architect in Vancouver; and John Talberth, founder of the Center for Sustainable Economy.…
 
‘Gastrodiplomacy' is a tool some states have used to promote themselves, a prominent example being Thailand. How effective have such food campaigns been? Ameera Rao and Priyal D'almeida discuss the effects of promoting gastrodiplomacy and its relevance in bolstering soft power today. Follow Ameera on Twitter @AmeeraRao Follow Priyal on Twitter @Lyn…
 
Guest host Jerome Allen begins the story of the Athlone Athletics (A’s), a Coloured South African Baseball team borne out of survival against White domineering post-Apartheid. In Part One, team founders Mervyn Wedel and Sean Campbell tell their story while sports historian Lou Moore of Grand Valley State University draws parallels with baseball’s s…
 
In Part Two of "Breaking the Fix: A Story of Segregated Baseball in South Africa" guest host Jerome Allen looks at the current state of Coloured baseball in the Cape Town area and the rest of South Africa through the lens of the Athlone Athletics and what the future holds for the South African pastime. Sports historian Lou Moore of Grand Valley Sta…
 
The kidnapping of a group of missionaries has brought the world’s attention back to Haiti, but the security situation is so dire that Haitians staged a general strike Monday, calling on the government to address it. Matt Galloway talks to Gessika Thomas, a freelance reporter in Port-au-Prince; and Robert Fatton JR, the Julia Cooper Professor of Pol…
 
As world leaders get set to discuss the climate crisis at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, some scientists are betting on virtual reality to make you feel more connected to the state of our seas. We learn more about fostering ocean empathy with Jessica Blythe, assistant professor at the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University i…
 
Penny Schiffer, CEO and co-founder of Raized.ai, a Swiss-based start-up determined to make early-stage investing smarter using data, AI and analytics, spoke to Rudolf Falat, founder of the Voice of FinTech podcast about the pain points in the early-stage investing for investors and start-ups, how to address them using technology, product developmen…
 
Over the past few years, online fantasy sports in India have gone from being a rather shady area of niche interest to becoming ubiquitous, so much so that a fantasy sports platform was the title sponsor of IPL 2020. The industry holds significant economic promises, but its growth has been hindered by arbitrary bans in various Indian states. Karnata…
 
After facing criticism for how he spent the first National Day of Reconciliation, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet with the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc Nation in Kamloops, B.C. on Monday. Does the trip signal a new beginning for reconciliation, or crisis management? Matt Galloway talks to Riley Yesno, a writer and Indigenous rights advocate; and …
 
The Australian government says it will close a controversial offshore refugee detention centre on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea. We discuss its legacy and impact on those detained there with Thanus Selvarasa, who spent six and a half years on Manus Island; and the similar facilities that still exist with Professor Nando Sigona, chair of Internatio…
 
With recent headlines warning of impending hostilities between Serbia and Kosovo, there is greater attention again on the proverbial powder keg of conflict in Eastern Europe. The EU and NATO have expanded their influence in the Balkans in recent decades. Turkey and Russia, the two nations with historically significant influence in the region, conti…
 
A Toronto hospital says it has completed the world's first transplant of lungs flown in by unmanned drone. Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, surgeon-in-chief for the University Health Network explains how he got the idea; and Adam Patrick, economic development officer with the Stellat'en First Nation in B.C., discusses the implications for delivering urgent care…
 
Ontario’s provincial government is urging doctors to return to seeing patients in person, but patients and parents have reported difficulties securing face-to-face appointments. Are parts of virtual care worth keeping, and what lessons have we learned in the pandemic? Matt Galloway talks to Dr. Nadia Alam, a family physician, anesthetist, and a pas…
 
Returning to Chat With Traders podcast, Luke Cummings—CIO of Harvest Lane Asset Management—details his funds’ core strategy of trading mergers and acquisitions… Step-by-step, Luke explains his methods of assessing a takeover bid when it first hits the market, initiating a position, monitoring news flow, and ultimately, booking a profit/loss when th…
 
Iqaluit is in a state of emergency after evidence of fuel contamination was found in the city's drinking water. Matt Galloway talks to Deputy Mayor (on leave) Pitsiulaaq about how people are coping now, and what solutions are needed for the long term; and Andrew Medeiros, a freshwater ecologist and an assistant professor at Dalhousie University's S…
 
Matthijs de Vries, founder & CTO and Anders Christensen, the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and Head of Ecosystem at AllianceBlock, shared their insights on growing the blockchain and decentralized Finance community and solutions with Rudolf Falat, founder of the Voice of FinTech podcast. Below are the salient points of their conversation: Matthijs …
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly affected our lives in more ways than one. It has impacted our engagement with others and disrupted daily routines. Apart from this, “Fearodemic" or the shadow pandemic has been the biggest trigger for mental health issues during the pandemic. In this episode, Aarthi Ratnam and Apurva Kumar talk about the effects …
 
As a startup, how do you generate $1m in new revenue within the next 12 months? Can values actually create value? Jonathan Weston leads Salesforce’s Business Builder Program which is building the next revolution of entrepreneurs. We talk about how innovation can benefit larger companies, humanity and why if we all become “borgs” it maybe humanizing…
 
The pandemic has gummed up the global supply chain, leading to shortages of everything from books to kitchen appliances. And with poorly stocked shelves, some businesses are warning customers to do their holiday shopping sooner rather than later. We talk to Kristi Weisgerber, operations Manager at Owl's Nest Books in Calgary; Barbary Vininsky, owne…
 
There is a growing humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, and the United Nations chief is calling for the international community to help people suffering on the ground. Matt Galloway talks to the CBC's Susan Ormiston, who has been in Afghanistan this week; and Eileen McCarthy, advocacy manager for the Norwegian Refugee Council in Afghanistan.…
 
India’s Women Labor Force Participation Rate (WLFPR) rate is at an abysmal 21%. Why does this matter? What are the factors that are driving this trend? And what can be done to course-correct? Priti Kataria, Anupriya Mohta and Aarushi Kataria discuss all this and more. Anurpriya Mohta has an academic background in business and marketing. Seeking to …
 
The World Health Organization has recommended a widespread rollout of the first malaria vaccine, Mosquirix, which it says could save tens of thousands of lives. But experts say it's just one tool in the fight against infection. We talk to Dr. Fredros Okumu, director of science at the Ifakara Health Institute in Tanzania; and Dr. Githinji Gitahii in…
 
Petr Kozyakov, co-founder and CEO of Mercuryo spoke to Rudolf Falat, founder of the Voice of FinTech podcast about bridging traditional Finance (fiat currency) and crypto to enable users to switch seamlessly between fiat and crypto and improve the payments experience. In more detail, here is what they talked about: Petr's journey from traditional p…
 
The Wall Street Journal's Facebook Files and subsequent revelations made by the whistle-blower Frances Haugen have documented many online harms present on Facebook's various platforms based on its own internal research. In this episode, Prateek Waghre and Sapni GK join Rohan Seth to unpack the revelations and what a news cycle involving large techn…
 
After a scorching summer in B.C., a report from Human Rights Watch says people with disabilities, the poor and the elderly, did not get the support they needed from the provincial government. We discuss how to protect the most vulnerable with Paul Caune, executive director of the non-profit group Society Civil Rights Now; and Rachel LaFortune, a re…
 
Infrastructure projects and technology investments under BRI have led to a sustained expansion of China’s stake and presence across Africa. What is the aim of this engagement? Is there a larger power struggle between the West and China? Arjun Gargeyas talks to Ameera Rao about the possible implications of Chinese investments and influence in Africa…
 
Angela Power's former husband owed $490K in unpaid child support, in a fight it took years to resolve. She joins Matt Galloway to discuss the extreme case, and we look at the links between unpaid child support and child poverty with Cheryl Goldhart, a family lawyer in Toronto who recently argued a case involving child support at the Supreme Court o…
 
Tensions have been growing between China and Taiwan, with swirling speculation of a conflict that could ultimately involve the U.S. We hear about the mood in Taipei with Wen-Ti Sung, a Taiwan expert and lecturer at the Australian National University; and discuss what might be needed to keep the peace with David Sacks, a research fellow with the Cou…
 
Philippine journalist Maria Ressa has won the Nobel Peace Prize, sharing it with Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov for their defence of freedom of expression. We revisit our conversation with Ressa from last year, recorded in the week she was handed a conviction that she said was a politically motivated response to her journalism.…
 
The late 11th and early 12th centuries saw the origins of two remarkable religious traditions that have continued to survive to this day: Virashaivism and Srivaishnavism. Anirudh Kanisetti speaks to history scholars Revanth Utkalam and Prathik Sudha Murali to understand how they engaged with state and social structures in the medieval period. Follo…
 
Miranda Patrucic, a senior Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project journalist who worked on the Pandora Papers, explains how she followed the money as part of the biggest journalism investigation in history. Paul Massaro reveals the reaction from the US Congress: an ENABLERs Act to tackle professional facilitators of transnational corrupti…
 
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