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A podcast by Enzo Caputo focusing on wealth management, Swiss banking, tax optimisation, international relocation, business opportunities and more. Enzo Caputo is the founder and CEO of Caputo & Partners AG (Ltd.), a Swiss Company helping international private clients. Most of our clients have bank accounts in Switzerland. All members of our team have collected professional experience inside a Swiss bank for more than 20 years and have a wide-spread network with other bankers. Such private c ...
 
In the new Cold War battlefield of Indonesia, two old comrades conspire to topple the fledgling democracy. The weapons of this war are not nuclear missiles, but a far more deadly weapon. Money. But without the help of capitalist Anton Zelman their plot will fail. Anton's help comes at a price. But who will pay?
 
The Swisspreneur Show is a podcast series of in-depth, candid conversations with some of Switzerland’s most successful founders, business leaders and innovators. By getting to the heart of these leaders’ stories - their successes, their failures, their must-have advice and greatest regrets - we hope to both inspire and guide the next generation of Swiss entrepreneurs. Each episode deconstructs and showcases one person’s personal and professional background and provides advice and recommendat ...
 
Are you curious about the power of international cooperation? And how it affects our future? Then tune in to the #NextPagePod, the podcast designed to advance the conversation on multilateralism! Each episode delves into global issues through a multilateral lens exploring how collaboration across disciplines can facilitate reaching common goals. Produced at the United Nations Library & Archives Geneva, an evolving house of knowledge specializing in multilateralism, this podcast brings you co ...
 
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LGBT people in China sometimes arrange fake marriages to hide their sexuality. Homosexuality is not illegal in China but there is discrimination against LGBT people. In 2005 Lin Hai set up a website to allow lesbians and gay men to get in touch with each other. He came up with the idea to stop his family from putting pressure on him to get married.…
 
Timestamps: 3:47 - Becoming an angel investor full-time 9:43 - Tomahawk success stories 12:12 - The Hong Kong ecosystem 10 years ago 21:34 - Failing to communicate with your co-founder About Cédric Waldburger Cédric waldburger is a startup investor, essentialist and explorer. He invests in early-stage technology companies through his VC firm Tomaha…
 
The discovery of the diaries of 19th-century Englishwoman Anne Lister, who wrote in secret code about her love affairs with women and has been called the first modern lesbian. A landowner and a businesswoman, she defied the conventions of the time and was nicknamed 'Gentleman Jack' in the Yorkshire town of Halifax where she lived, because of the wa…
 
Abidjan in Côte d’Ivoire has a buzzing LGBT scene and the country is regarded as one of the more tolerant nations in West Africa. In this Witness History, Josephine Casserly speaks to Barbara, a trans, LGBT activist. In 1992, Barbara was among a group of protesters who stormed the office of a national newspaper, to protest against their depiction o…
 
Timestamps: 5:03 - Der Weg zur Krebsforschung 9:18 - Vom Doktorat zum Unternehmen 11:00 - Wann kommt das Produkt an den Markt? 28:02 - Die grössten Herausforderungen Über Simon Ittig Simon Ittig ist Mitgründer und CEO von T3 Pharma, einem Spin-Off der Uni Basel, welches eine Krebstherapie mit genetisch veränderten Bakterien entwickelt. Bevor er ehe…
 
Since the 1980s China has witnessed massive economic growth. It’s become known as the 'world’s factory'. The driving force behind much of it has been a vast migrant workforce of millions of people, many from the countryside. But at what cost to village life and rural communities? Rebecca Kesby has been speaking to writer Liang Hong about her experi…
 
Timestamps 1:08 - What an OKR is 5:02 - Why startups aren't too small to work with OKRs 13:47 - What a bad OKR looks like 21:18 - Who should own the OKRs 30:20 - How often you should discuss OKRs About Martin Voynikov Martin Voynikov is the director of product at Gtmhub, an OKR software for missions that matter. He previously helped create a mobile…
 
When the BBC broadcast a documentary called 'A Complaint of Rape' in 1982 the public was shocked. It was part of a fly-on-the-wall series about the police in which officers were filmed aggressively questioning a woman about her allegation of rape. It made news around the world and inspired the British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher to question th…
 
In 1979 scientist Jon Kabat-Zinn opened the Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, pioneering a meditative approach to treat pain and depression. In a few decades, mindfulness has gone from being a specialist element of Buddhist teaching to a billion dollar industry. In 2019, Farhana Haider spok…
 
In June 2015 an American anti-racist activist climbed a flagpole on the South Carolina state house grounds to take down the Confederate flag. The protest followed the killing of 9 black people at a historic Charleston church by a white supremacist who was pictured holding the flag. The Confederate flag was the battle flag of the troops who fought t…
 
Timestamps: 2:33 - Unternehmerischer Antrieb 13:20 - Wie sich das Exeon Gründerteam gefunden 25:15 - Budgetplanung bei langen Sales-Cycles 27:50 - Als Speaker an einer NATO Konferenz 36:12 - Challenges der Zukunft Über David Gugelmann David Gugelmann ist der Gründer und CEO von Exeon Analytics, einem cyber security ETH Spin-Off, welches mit seinem …
 
In 1939, the Spanish capital, Madrid, finally fell to the fascist forces of General Franco – spelling the end of a brutal Civil War in which hundreds of thousands of troops and civilians were killed. The city had been under siege for more than two years and had become a symbol of resistance for the defeated Spanish Republic. Simon Watts has been li…
 
In this episode, Gilles Carbonnier joined the #NextPagePod for a conversation about applying economic tools and methods to improve humanitarian responses to armed conflicts and disasters. Carbonnier is a specialist in the domain of humanitarian response with expertise on several levels. Carbonnier is a Professor of Development Economics at the Grad…
 
Palestinians in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem voted in legislative elections in 2006. The Islamist Hamas movement stood against the Fatah party for the first time - and won. It was an outcome that surprised everyone. Zak Brophy has been hearing from Hazem Balousha who was working for the Palestinian Election Commission at the time.(Image: …
 
Timestamps: 1:06 - Hating school, loving learning 4:58 - A good vs successful entrepreneur. 10:21 - The early days of Babbel 19:22 - How doubt helps us 23:29 - Picking the paid subscription model About Markus Witte Markus Witte is the co-founder and former CEO at Babbel, the top-grossing language learning app which has been around since 2007. Nowad…
 
Regarded as one of the most important pieces in 20th Century English music, Benjamin Britten's War Requiem was first played in the newly-built Coventry Cathedral in 1962. The original had been destroyed during World War II. In 2013, Simon Watts spoke to Maggie Cotton, one of the orchestral performers who took part, and to composer Michael Berkeley,…
 
For decades, Tunisia has had a system of legal, state-regulated brothels. But in the last ten years they have been under attack and many have been forced to close. Josephine Casserly has been talking to Professor Abdelmajid Zahaf, a Tunisian doctor who has been working with legal sex workers for 35 years. The voice-over of Professor Zahaf is by Raa…
 
On 7 June 1981 Israeli fighter jets launched a surprise attack on the Osirak nuclear reactor located outside Baghdad, killing 11 people. The French-built reactor was still under construction and there was no leakage of nuclear material, but the bombing was widely condemned internationally. Israel argued that it had effectively slowed down Saddam Hu…
 
Timestamps: 8:40 - Zippsafe's Intelligenz 11:05 - Warum der Gesundheitsbereich? 16:05 - Ist der normale Spint die einzige Konkurrenz? 29:38 - Firmengründung & grösste Ängste zu Beginn 41:03 - Die nächste Schritte Über Carlo Loderer Carlo Loderer ist co-founder und CEO von Zippsafe, dem Pionier für smarte, platzsparende Personalumkleiden. Vor bzw. w…
 
In the 1990s, Switzerland decided to tackle one of Europe's worst drugs epidemics by trying radical new policy ideas including providing safe-injection rooms for addicts and even prescribing pure heroin. The new strategy dramatically cut overdoses, HIV infections and the number of new users, and in 2008 the Swiss voted in a referendum to enshrine t…
 
Laila Haidari set up Kabul's first independent drug rehabilitation centre in 2010. Having helped her own brother to quit his heroin addiction she wanted to help others. More than 80% of the world's illegal opium and heroin comes from Afghanistan. International criminal groups have exploited years of warfare and lawlessness to expand production, but…
 
Timestamps: 2:33 - Does the Ivy League open doors? 15:14 - Turning down a unicorn job 22:00 - From the Midwest to Zurich 40:17 - Trying to run yourself out of business 1:00:14 - Taking on your first investor late in the game About Daniel Protz Daniel Protz is the founder and CEO of FlavorWiki, a B2B digital service supporting the food and beverages…
 
In April 2001 the Peruvian Air Force mistakenly shot down a small passenger plane as it flew over the Amazon jungle. The Peruvians believed the aircraft was carrying drugs. Onboard was a group of American missionaries. Mike Lanchin spoke to Jim Bowers, who survived the crash, but whose wife and baby daughter were killed.This programme is a rebroadc…
 
The Colombian drug trafficker, once one of the richest men in the world, was shot dead by police in December 1993. He had been on the run from the authorities for over a year. Jordan Dunbar has been speaking to Elizabeth Zilli who worked for the US Drug Enforcement Agency in Colombia and who helped track down Pablo Escobar.Photo: Colombian forces s…
 
Timestamps 4:50 - Warum ReCIRCLE günstiger ist als Einwegverpackungen 11:30 - Warum sogar Greta Thunberg, Einfluss aufs Geschäft hatte 17:00 - Warum Kunststoff nicht nur schlecht ist 25:45 - Die Laufbahn von Jeannette 37:00 - Neue Produktentwicklungen Über Jeannette Morath und reCIRCLE Jeannette Morath ist die Gründerin von reCIRCLE, der Schweizer …
 
Greenwood was a flourishing and prosperous black neighbourhood of Tulsa, often referred to as Black Wall Street. But in May 1921, a white mob descended on the district, destroying homes, businesses and lives. In this Witness History, Josephine Casserly talks to historian John W. Franklin, of Franklin Global, about the story of his grandfather, Buck…
 
Why does multilateralism matter to young people? And how do we create inclusive and diverse participation of young people in multilateral efforts? In this episode, Natalie Alexander poses these questions and many more to Alicia Joho as a part of our #KnowledgeRising series. Alicia Joho is a student studying a Dual Master's degree in International R…
 
On May 31st 1986 a small group of musicians staged the first charity rock concert ever held in the USSR. It was organised in less than two weeks to raise money for the victims of the Chernobyl disaster. The nuclear reactor accident had happened just a month before in Ukraine. Some of the artists who played at the concert had been previously banned …
 
Timestamps: 1:08 - The entrepreneur DNA 7:20 - Deciding to quit your job 15:45 - Introducing a new technology to the market 34:02 - Struggling with regulations 38:26 - 3 childless men making baby food About Tobias Gunzenhauser Tobias Gunzenhauser is co-founder and CEO of yamo, a B2C company revolutionizing the kid's food market with nutritious and …
 
In the 1960s and 70s, Amilcar Cabral led the armed struggle to end Portuguese colonial rule in Guinea Bissau and Cape Verde in West Africa. Cabral was an unusual rebel leader. He was an agricultural engineer, writer and poet who founded the liberation movement, the PAIGC, in 1956 to end Portuguese rule of his home country. In Guinea Bissau, the PAI…
 
Starting a bank within 9 month time means record time. Start your own Swiss bank within 9 months by engaging a legal team with former FINMA Lawyers.This video shows the best way for starting a Swiss bank from scratch.You buy a new Swiss company from scratch.All the directives are already in place and FINMA-approved.The full banking setup is already…
 
Despite opposition from her father, Lotfia Elnadi was determined to realise her dream to fly. With her mother's consent, she secretly took flying lessons from an English instructor at a small airfield in the desert outside Cairo. And in September 1933 she made history by becoming the first female pilot in the Arab world. Mike Lanchin has been heari…
 
When one and a half million Indian railway workers went on strike for 20 days in 1974 it brought the country to a halt. Essential food, goods and workers were unable to reach their destinations. Despite this, the general public were largely sympathetic to the strike as they too felt a sense of anger at the government over the economy and allegation…
 
Timestamps: 1:38 - Altoo in 30 Sekunden 8:08 - Wie Altoo Hackerangriffe abwehrt 16:37 - War das Timing richtig? 24:15 - Corporate Job oder Unternehmer? 35:23 - Welchen Einfluss hatte COVID für Altoo? Über Martin Stadler und Altoo Martin Stadler ist CEO von Altoo, einem Software Unternehmen, welches ein digitales Cockpit für die einfache Darstellung…
 
In 2009 a war crimes trial in Sierra Leone ruled that forced marriage was a crime against humanity. It was the first time a court had recognised that charge. The ruling came in a trial of three rebel leaders for crimes committed during Sierra Leone's civil war. The legal turning point came largely as a result of the testimonies of the women who had…
 
Iran hosted a meeting to save the world's wetlands in 1971. The Ramsar Convention - named after the village on the Caspian Sea where it was originally signed - is seen as the first of the modem global intergovernmental treaties on the sustainable use of natural resources. Claire Bowes has been speaking to the Belgian representative, Eckhart Kuijken…
 
Timestamps: 1:16 - An international background 5:00 - 3 crucial factors for a good investment 10:23 - Losing an investment 16:30 - Launching a student fund 23:42 - How they pick the students About Cynthia Jurytko Cynthia Jurytko is a professional Business Angel and President of the Board of S2S Ventures, Switzerland's first student-run Venture Capi…
 
There were strikes and student protests across South Korea in May 1980. The military government responded with a brutal crackdown in the city of Gwangju and elsewhere striking workers faced arrest and even torture. Heongjun Park has been hearing from one of those strikers, Bae Ok Byoung, who worked in a factory making wigs in Seoul. She, and the ot…
 
The controversial Israeli opposition leader visited the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jersualem's old city in 2000. His appearance was followed by an upsurge in violence between Palestinians and Israelis. Mike Lanchin spoke to an Israeli, and a Palestinian who were there that day.This programme is a rebroadcast.(Photo: Ariel Sharon at the compound. Cr…
 
Timestamps: 2:12 - Neon onboarding in 10 Minuten 7:45 - Das Neon Gründerteam 12:30 - Warum der Name Neon 17:00 - Welche Kreditkarte nutzt Jörg 20:56 - Vertrauensaufbau bei Kunden Bio Jörg Sandrock ist co-founder und CEO von neon, der ersten Schweizer Smartphone Bank ohne Kartengebühren. Vor seiner Karriere als Unternehmer, war der studierte Wirtsch…
 
How a brick wall in Beijing became a beacon for those calling for change. But when Wei Jingsheng posted an essay demanding democracy in 1978, he was arrested and imprisoned for 18 years. He's been telling Rebecca Kesby why he thinks it was worth it.(PHOTO: BEIJING, CHINA: China's prominent dissident Wei Jingsheng (R) laughs as he talks to reporters…
 
The historian Professor Alanna O’Malley from Leiden University, joined us at The Next Page to tell us more about her work as Chair of United Nations Studies in Peace and Justice and to explore some of the themes in the cross-disciplinary volume she co-edited on The Institution of International Order, tracing the period from the 1920s to the 1970s a…
 
The trial of a South African doctor accused of multiple murders under the Apartheid regime. Wouter Basson, nicknamed 'Dr Death' by the country’s media, was alleged to have run a secret chemical and biological weapons project in the 1980s to eliminate perceived enemies of the government. But after the country’s longest and most expensive trial and d…
 
Timestamps: 1:00 - Growing up in the Soviet Union 10:41 - Recommendations for going international 13:53 - How and when to acquire companies 16:18 - Helping your company as a scientist 21:05 - Valuation About Serguei Beloussov Serguei Beloussov is Founder and CEO of Acronis, a global company focused on cyber protection, recovery solutions and storag…
 
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