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FYI - For Your Innovation

Business • Technology • Education

The FYI – For Your Innovation Podcast offers an intellectual discussion on recent developments across disruptive innovation—driven by research, news, controversies, companies, and technological breakthroughs.

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Meet the Scientists: Dr. Omar Abudayyeh and Dr. Jonathan Gootenberg

Nov 19 • 59:57

One of the most remarkable things that has occurred in response to the COVID-19 pandemic was the quick development of multiple vaccines around the globe. The speed and efficiency with which vaccines were achieved would have been impossible without global collaboration. This week on the For Your Innovation Podcast, we are joined by two highly accomplished individuals, Dr. O...

The Evolving World of RNA Editing with Dr. David Nelles

Nov 8 • 42:41

Up until recently, DNA has dominated the field of technological development. However, RNA is slowly but surely finding its place on the stage. Although it is more fragile, and therefore more difficult to handle, there are a multitude of benefits to working with RNA over DNA, and in today’s episode we are joined by Dr. David Nelles, who is going to open your mind to the pow...

The Creator Economy with Sima Gandhi

Oct 27 • 30:07

Despite the millions of creators who are cumulatively making billions of dollars a year, and the infinite potential of this creator economy, in our view the field is still not taken seriously enough by investors, social media platforms, or financial institutions. Sima Gandhi, co-founder of Creative Juice, is on a mission to change this, by giving creators the knowledge and...

The Past, Present, and Future of the COVID 19 Pandemic

Oct 15 • 49:59

Casting one’s mind back to the start of the COVID 19 pandemic can feel like a surreal exercise in time travel. At the time, New York’s healthcare system was on the brink of collapse, a national shutdown was imminent, and the prospect of a vaccine against the virus was far from certain. Back in the present, 18 months on, we have an opportunity to reflect on the American res...

Invisible Technologies with Francis Pedraza

Oct 5 • 56:22

Casting one’s mind back to the start of the COVID 19 pandemic can feel like a surreal exercise in time travel. At the time, New York’s healthcare system was on the brink of collapse, a national shutdown was imminent, and the prospect of a vaccine against the virus was far from certain. Back in the present, 18 months on, we have an opportunity to reflect on the American res...

NFTs with Witek Radomski and Caleb Applegate of Enjin

Sep 22 • 37:17

In March of 2021, the phrase NFT or Non-Fungible Token dominated the mainstream media when a 69 million dollar jpg was sold to the highest bidder. Our guests today are key figures in a company that has been utilizing this technology for years across multiple sectors. We are joined by CTO, Witek Radomski, and COO, Caleb Applegate of Enjin, an emerging NFT company. Enjin has...

Therapeutic Human Gene Editing with Dr. David Liu

Sep 13 • 01:03:17

Over the past five to 10 years, development in the field of human gene editing has advanced at an unprecedented speed. We are now living in an age where therapeutic human gene editing is already a reality for some of us. Today we are joined by Dr. David Liu to discuss these exciting developments. Dr. Liu is a Richard Merkin Professor, Director of the Merkin Institute of Tr...

Cross-Border Payment Disruption with Ham Serunjogi

Aug 12 • 43:41

Before the launch of M-Pesa, a Kenyan-founded mobile-phone money transfer service, sending money in much of Africa required trips to the bank. However, since then, mobile money transfers have exploded across the continent. Despite this, fees associated with cross-border payments are notoriously expensive, ranging between 10-20%. Chipper Cash is looking to disrupt this spac...

Nifty Gateway and the Significance of NFTs with Griffin Cock Foster

Aug 2 • 46:18

NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) use blockchain technology to make digital items authentic and scarce, allowing the collection of decentralized digital assets for the first time in history. Nifty Gateway is the premier marketplace for such NFTs and it was co-founded by brothers Duncan and Griffin Cock Foster. Today Griffin joins us on the show to have a conversation about Nifty ...

The ₿ Word — featuring Cathie Wood, Jack Dorsey, and Elon Musk

Jul 27 • 52:28

The ₿ Word is a Bitcoin focused initiative that aims to demystify and destigmatize mainstream narratives about Bitcoin, explain how institutions can embrace it, and raise awareness around areas of the network that need support. The ₿ Word launched on July 21, 2021, offering a library of content to the investor community, enabling a more informed discussion about the role B...

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