Aperture | Podcast

Aperture | Podcast

By Aperture.co
We’re in conversation with the people who are thinking and doing things differently. We cover strategy, technology, business models and much more.
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Future of Work: Building a safety net for the self-employed, w/ Jonathan KEY, Garrett CASSIDY, Gareth MCNAB
This podcast was recorded in London and is part of our Future of Work series, brought to you in collaboration with Trezeo. Ben Robinson is joined into the conversation by: Garrett CASSIDY (Co-founder and CEO of Trezeo :  the financial safety net for the self-employed); Jonathan KEY (Co-founder and CEO of Labour Xchange) and Gareth McNAB (Co-lead of OB4G - Open Banking for Good and Money Advice Liaison Manager at Nationwide Building Society).
53:59
January 16, 2020
The Ethics of Technological Change, w/ Jim LARUS, Philippe GONZALEZ, David GALBRAITH
This podcast was recorded at EPFL Lausanne and in it we're exploring the ethics of computer science and broader technological change.  Ben ROBINSON is joined into the conversation by:  Jim LARUS (Professor and Dean of Computer and Communications Sciences at EPFL);  Philippe GONZALEZ (Senior Lecturer in Sociology at University of Lausanne) and  David GALBRAITH (Partner at Anthemis VC).
1:21:17
December 5, 2019
Network effects in financial services, w/ Evgenia PLOTNIKOVA, Martin McCANN, Oliver PRILL
This podcast was recorded at FinTECHTalents'19 Festival and in it we're exploring the potential of unleashing network effects in financial services. Ben Robinson is joined into the conversation by: Evgenia Plotnikova (Partner @ Dawn Capital);  Martin McCann (CEO at Trade Ledger); Oliver Prill (CEO at Tide Business Banking).
58:45
November 27, 2019
The case for Techno-Optimism, w/ Ian STEWART
Our guest is Ian Stewart, known for being, among many other roles, the co-founder of WiReD Magazine. Together we discuss WiReD’s journey from zero-to-one(-to-two), the state and future of (centrist) media, China and the geopolitical consequences of its technological progress and also how the younger generation is applying entrepreneurial methods and business models to solving social problems.
1:14:16
November 4, 2019
Nurturing brands, companies, families and funds, w/ Adrienne PERRAMOND
Together with Adrienne Perramond, President of Business Angels Switzerland (BAS), we discuss the landscape of angel investing in Switzerland, lessons for entrepreneurs, the changing nature of branding and marketing in the D2C age and more.
55:38
October 17, 2019
Strategy is dead. Long live strategy!, w/ Markus MENZ
Together with Markus Menz, Professor of Strategic Management at the Geneva School of Economics and Management, we explore the role of corporate strategy in the networked age.
1:02:20
October 1, 2019
Startup Success Recipes, w/ James MINERS
Together with James Miners of Fongit Incubator we explore what it takes to transform scientific discoveries into mass-market products.
1:10:40
August 20, 2019
In Pursuit of Happiness, w/ Mike NOLET
Together with Mike Nolet, Co-founder of LiveBetter, we're discussing the limits of what society can achieve through startups, the health risks of founders and the importance of wellbeing.
1:03:47
July 9, 2019
Switzerland, Wake Up! w/ Martin NAVILLE
We discuss with Martin Naville, CEO of the Swiss American Chamber of Commerce, whether Switzerland is losing competitiveness in attracting and retaining Multinational Corporations
49:51
June 10, 2019
Playing Devil's Advocate, w/ David GALBRAITH
Together with David Galbraith from Anthemis, we talk about fintech, internet business models, economics, politics, but we do so by playing the role of Devil's Advocate.
1:00:53
May 1, 2019