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How This 25-Year-Old Started His Own Uber-Like Barber Business

How This 25-Year-Old Started His Own Uber-Like Barber Business

[Narrator] Meet Darren Tenkorang. He’s an entrepreneur from London who founded and runs Trim-It. Trim-It is a mobile barbershop service that allows customers to get a fresh haircut right outside their doorstep. And it’s all booked through an app. Darren now has a solid team of four full-time employees and five vans. But his journey …

Imperial for business

Imperial for business

Here at Imperial College London we have enterprise in our DNA We were founded in 1907 with a mission to offer the most advanced education and research, to collaborate with other organisations and to apply our work to industry today we’re one of the world’s top ten universities with a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem a home …

How to Build an Income-Paying Investment Portfolio

Hello, and welcome to the Morningstar series, “Why Should I Invest With You?” I’m Emma Wall and I’m joined today by John Stopford, Manager of the Investec Diversified Income Fund. Hello, John. Good morning. So, we’re doing a back to basics week this week and we’re looking at investment education. You’re an income manager and …

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

HISTORY OF IDEAS – Capitalism

Today, pretty much every economy in the world is organized along capitalist lines but at the same time, capitalism is almost everywhere regarded with disappointment, frustration and suspicion. Interestingly, none of the criticisms are new. They’ve been dogging capitalism since its inception. So let’s look back in time to figure out how capitalism got its …

How Much Does It ACTUALLY Cost To Make Money

How Much Does It ACTUALLY Cost To Make Money

Prior to humans using coins as currency they’d barter for things, such as tools used for hunting. But eventually it just made sense to create something used as a unit of value, instead of lugging around all your belongings anytime you wanted to trade. Back in the day, and we mean many thousands of years …

Noam Chomsky – UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011

Noam Chomsky – UCL Rickman Godlee Lecture 2011

[ Silence ]>>When we settled on the title for this talk some time ago, a few would have guessed how apt it would be when the time came, that is, how dramatically the world would be changing and how far reaching are the implications and consequences for domestic and world order. The democracy uprising in …

The Origins of Suicide

The Origins of Suicide

One of the most surprising aspects about one of the saddest of all human possibilities, suicide, is that the suicide rate goes up markedly the richer and more developed a society becomes. We might expect suicide rates to vary across time and place, but not to increase alongside developments in wealth, comfort and security. That …

How to Make an Attractive City

Cities are a big deal: we pretty much all have to live in them; We should try hard to get them right. So few cities are nice; very, very few out of many thousands are really beautiful. Embarrassingly, the more appealing ones tend to be old, which is weird because we’re mostly much better at …