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.

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 10 August 2017  12m

What 30 years of data tells us about the past and future of the super wealthy

Changes to the Forbes Rich List is like a financial history of the world, reflecting economic booms and busts.


 02 August 2017  9m

Everything you need to know about the dark web, but were too afraid to ask

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 26 July 2017  11m

The Alibaba Group does not see itself as a company but an economy

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 19 July 2017  10m

If a minimum wage is a good idea, what about a maximum?

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 12 July 2017  10m

What the Google fine might say about the future control of the internet

How an organisation you may not have heard of controls the internet and may be needed to control more of it. Correction: the audio states the fine was R35 trillion, it should be R35 billion.


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