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Looking to understand the fast-changing world of energy? This isn't your ordinary energy business show. Every week, we debate and discuss the latest trends in energy, cleantech, renewables, and the environment. Join us as we explore the forces transforming energy markets in America and around the world.
 
The energy system is changing fast. Come explore the future with journalist Stephen Lacey and venture capitalist Shayle Kann. Each week, they'll take you on a tour of the global energy transformation, providing provide insight into technology trends, markets, and companies -- making for wonky and entertaining listening.
 
The Futurized podcast goes beneath the trends, tracking the underlying forces of disruption in tech, policy, business models, social dynamics, and the environment. Futurist Trond Arne Undheim, PhD, author, investor, and serial entrepreneur, interviews smart people with a soul. Every week, founders, authors, executives and other thought leaders come on the show to discuss the societal impact of deep tech (e.g. AI, blockchain, IoT, CRISPR, nanotech, 3D printing, quantum, robotics) and the emer ...
 
Peter Strachan is a capital markets veteran, resources analyst and lover of the oil, gas and energy game. Prior to moving into the finance sphere in 1983, Peter completed a Bachelor of Science in Metallurgy and Geology at University of Melbourne and after travelling the hippy trail, worked in Zambia and PNG as a metallurgist and as a business analyst in Melbourne with CRA, now Rio Tinto. Since 2003, Peter has been the brains behind the popular weekly “StockAnalysis” investment letter. Puttin ...
 
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In this episode, the Kenyan Wallstreet Squad Discussed : The local and regional market. The oversubscribed infrastructure bond. Kenya’s debt service deferment. Cleantech and EVs. BTC BlackRock accepting Bitcoin in two funds Biden’s Inaguration on markets.
 
This week, we finally left behind a destructive regime that thwarted environmental policy at every turn. We exchanged it for a government putting climate experts and clean-energy doers in its highest ranks in a way that no prior administration has done before. What comes next? First up this week: If Biden wants his $2 trillion climate spending plan…
 
Nick Jankel, transformational futurist, the CEO and co-founder of Switch On, and author of the new book Now Lead The Change, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The Personal Development Market. VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity). Trends in Self-help, Leadership, Therapy, Coaching,…
 
Kenyan Wallstreet's Ally Mwakaneno talks to KOA co-founder Delila Kidanu on Kenya's savings culture and challenges in the regional savings space. Delila gives her insights on creating savings products for digital natives and how Koa promotes effortless saving in Kenya and Africa.
 
Dmitry Kaminskiy, Partner, Deep Knowledge Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about What is longevity and why does it matter if we live longer? Health span v. Lifespan. The Intersection of AgeTech, WealthTech and FinTech. The silver tsunami (of aging). Quality-adjusted life-year (QALY). Scenarios. R…
 
Inhouse Chief Financial Analyst Felix Ochieng talks to Kenyan Wallstreet CTO Eric Jackson on what to expect in this week's markets, including Safaricom's bullish prospects until March, gains in Bamburi Cement shares which had earlier declines because of COVID-19 and its performance. They also discuss opportunities in the construction industry, the …
 
BlocPower CEO Donnel Baird is on a mission to clean up old, inefficient buildings in America’s cities -- and help people who are exposed to the worst pollution. BlocPower was founded in 2012. It’s raised venture capital from Kapor Capital and Andreesen Horowitz. But that process was not easy for a company with a mostly non-white leadership team. As…
 
Ben Goertzel, CEO and founder of SingularityNET and Chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about Futuristic applications of interoperable AI. Sophia- the robot. Singularity. Transhumanism. How to define intelligence . Decentralized, Distributed, interoperabl…
 
We are going to build a lot more wind and solar over the coming decades. It will inevitably lead to oversupply of these resources on the grid. But is that a good thing? That’s the focus of this week’s show, featuring a conversation between Shayle Kann and Columbia University's Melissa Lott. The stars have aligned for a rare win-win-win situation: S…
 
I make no apology for starting the year back talking about batteries. EnerVenue caught my eye recently after a $12m seed round, but whilst they are a very young company, their technology has been used for many years, mainly in space! They now have a way to make their technology cost competitive and not so astronomical in cost (see what I did there?…
 
Jon Tota, CEO and founder of Syntax + Motion and host of the Learning Life Podcast, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about The future of learning experience design. Shifting focus from the teacher to thinking about learners first. How to teach true skills? How do you get the user to interact? From learning m…
 
Jesse Boehm, the scientific director of the Broad Institute’s Cancer Dependency Map Initiative and an institute scientist at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about mobilizing the unique sci-tech environment for health in Massachusetts. They discuss the Broad Institut…
 
Kenyan Wallstreet Founder Eric Asuma talks to Catherine Musakali, Founding Member at Dorion Associates and Advocate of the High Court on building the capacity of women for board positions, diversity and returns to stakeholders, promoting different voices in company leadership. Catherine also talks about how to recognize and are the achievements of …
 
Kenyan Wallstreet CTO Eric Jackson talks to Addlestone PR Founder and CEO Kendi Perpetual on the importance of storytelling for brands, how COVID-19 has changed the public relations, leveraging tech for public relations and innovations for low-cost public relations communication in Africa.
 
In the final moments of 2020, the most important U.S. energy legislation in a decade flew in under the radar, attached to the coronavirus relief and government funding bill. It’s an astonishing collection of measures. It sets aside $35 Billion in new funding for clean energy R&D, phases out some of the most egregious greenhouse gases, and extends t…
 
Jaya Baloo, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), Avast Software, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about why is it so hard to eradicate cybersecurity challenges? Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA). Threats we are ready for and know about vs. Threats we don’t know about are not ready fo…
 
Net-zero commitments went mainstream in 2020. There are now 22 regions, 452 cities, and over 1,100 companies with revenues over $11 trillion that have pledged to bring emissions to net zero by middle of the century. In 2021 we’re going to spend a lot of time working backward from that. We’ll be trying to understand the pathways to get to net zero a…
 
Urho Konttori, co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer of Varjo, the mixed reality equipment maker, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The Future of Industrial-grade Mixed Reality (MR). The advent of enterprise/industrial-grade AR/VR/XR/MR/hybrid reality and its impact on RR. Which companies are using …
 
Neal Dikeman, Managing partner and founder of Energy Transition Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about Where do we currently stand on energy transition? Disruptive forces (tech, regulation, business models, social dynamics). What is the role of energy policy v. the free market? Which energy model…
 
Gabriel Luna-Ostaseski is the Co-Founder and Chief Revenue Officer of Braintrust, the first user-controlled talent network, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about the results from building and investing in 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation marketplaces. Is blockchain overhyped? Emerging marketplaces with non-ext…
 
Kenyan Wallstreet Founder Eric Asuma talks to Money Wise Founder and Faida Investments Director Rina Hicks, on the status of savings and investment in Kenya, how to invest at a time of crisis, mistakes when making investment decisions, picking out between different investment instruments, and some of the red flags investors can watch out for.…
 
Our Chief Financial Analyst Felix Ochieng talks to Johannesburg Stock Exchange CEO Leila Fourie on promoting trust in exchanges, the challenges faced in running exchanges, developing avenues for Pan African investment, promoting sustainable development, and plans for the JSE to introduce a private market in the infrastructure and SME space as excha…
 
Chloe Demrovsky, CEO of Disaster Recovery Institute, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about The Future of Risk and Resilience. How to handle disasters. Chronic stressors v. Sudden shocks. What organizations should be worrying about right now. Risk management. How to increase resilience. Opportunities from cr…
 
Sebastiaan van der Lans, founder of WordProof, the startup using blockchain to authenticate content on the internet, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about How to Fix Fake News? Players in the Internet content industry, Emerging challenges (Digital Rights Management-DRM, interoperability, fake news, copyri…
 
Shaun Vanderpool, CEO and founder of Il Lupo and Hempire, an avid hunter of emerging technology to commercialize, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about how difficult it is for our educational system to recognize and adapt to individual exceptional abilities. We discuss the massive potential of Hemp, the v…
 
Gary Sheynkman, a first generation immigrant (to the US) from Kiev, Ukraine living in Dubai who runs Leyden Ventures, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about Arabian Tech. The Arabian startup scene. Accelerators and VC in the Middle East. Digital transformation of Arabic private equity approaches. Building …
 
Goodbye 2020. We’re not sad to see you go. Even though this year brought a lot of outright bad stuff, it also brought a lot of positive, nuanced storylines in energy. We’re going to tackle as many of them as possible, using suggestions from our listeners as a guide. And no, they won’t be pandemic-related. Not explicitly anyway. You can listen to ou…
 
It’s been a great year for "climate" oriented public companies. Virtually every clean energy or climate company has dramatically outperformed market indices and most now have record-high equity value. So what's going on here? And what might it mean for the next generation of climate technology companies? In this final episode of the year, Host Shay…
 
Sahra-Josephine Hjorth, CEO and co-founder of CanopyLAB, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about empowering learners, and about blended learning, moving beyond screen time to Virtual immersionm AI/AR – how to use tech the right way. We discuss tackling scaling challenges in social learning, EdTech post-COVID-…
 
Michael Koech, Manager responsible for Climate and Environmental Management at Safaricom, talks to Mwakaneno on how Safaricom's recent ISO Certifications help the company deliver quality services to its customers and protect the different products' reputation and how the ISO certifications translate to better product experience through fostering co…
 
What’s it all about?My passion for helping cleantech start ups ot grow and scale has been a driving force behind founding and growing Hyperion Executive Search. On top of this in the last couple of years I have been working with an exploring both the cleantech VCs and global Incubators and Accelerators. You may have heard my recent podcast episode …
 
We’re featuring an episode of Google’s new podcast about data centers, called Where the Internet Lives. What would it take to run data centers on clean electricity, everywhere, every hour of the day? In this episode, we look at the evolution of data center energy use in a world confronting the threat of climate change – and explore promising ideas …
 
Yael Tamar, CMO and co-founder of SolidBlock, the issuance platform for digital securities, interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about The tokenization of securities, starting with the pioneering use case of real estate, where SolidBlock in 2018, in collaboration with its partners, created Aspen Coin to financ…
 
In this episode of the Kenyan Wallstreet Podcast, Eric Asuma from Kenyan Wallstreet chats with Brian Myers, who is CEO of Equiti Capital, which is part of the FCA regulated arm of global FX and CFDs brokerage Equiti Group. In February 2018 the Equiti Group, through its Kenyan subsidiary EGM Securities, became the first online forex broker to receiv…
 
As we close out 2020, we are diving into the top stories that defined this frenzied and heavy year. This week, we’ll start the show with a look back at how Covid re-shaped the energy transition. We’re going to revisit some predictions that did -- and didn’t -- come true. Next episode, we’ll look at a wider range of (non-pandemic) 2020 stories. Then…
 
In this episode: we try to figure out where hydrogen is headed. In the universe of clean energy, the world seems to rally around one big technology push each decade. This is when governments introduce subsidies, incumbents announce big projects, and a nascent technology gets a chance to scale from tiny to small, in the hopes of achieving liftoff. I…
 
Bill Carpou, CEO at OCTANE, the accelerator in California and General Partner at Visionary Ventures a growth stage fund is interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, they talk about how the newly formed Innovation Network of Southern California (InSoCal) is Building the Southern California of Tomorrow. We discuss how to build…
 
Sidney Wheatley, CIO, Private Office of H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Salman bin Abdulla bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Kingdom of Bahrain, is interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim, host of the Futurized podcast, and author of Future Tech (2021), Pandemic Aftermath (2020), Disruption Games (2020), and Leadership From Below (2008). In this conversation, they …
 
Climate risk is now the topic du jour in Washington. The Biden transition team identified it as a powerful policy lever in the business world that could help the president-elect’s climate agenda without Congress. But how? Could it happen at the Securities and Exchange Commission where companies disclose legal and other threats? What about a role fo…
 
Timothy Morrissey, CEO and co-founder of Artimus Robotics interviewed by futurist Trond Arne Undheim. In this conversation, we talk about why develop artificial muscles? Tim explains the differences between; actuators, motors, engines, machines, robots, automation, augmentation, and humans—what a mouthful. We discuss how robots are poised to take o…
 
Cathy Zoi has seen it all. She’s studied and worked in oil, gas and clean energy since the Reagan Era. Now as CEO of charging company EVgo, she knows the future of energy is coming fast. “Rideshare drivers are now starting to drive EVs, those folks need to charge once a day away from home, and they need to do it fast. When COVID hit, delivery drive…
 
The Kenya banking sector has today reaffirmed its commitment to enhance service delivery for Persons living With Disabilities (PWDs) as part of its long- term strategic objective to entrench financial services across the country. This follows the official release of the Persons With Disabilities (PWD) Pilot Project Report by the Central Bank of Ken…
 
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