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Hear from those at the forefront of tech and business worlds, cultural icons and influencers, and key global leaders to tackle the world’s most pressing issues, and you can listen in here - all on The Next Stage podcast by Web Summit.
129 Episodes
UNICEF procures more than two billion doses of vaccines annually for routine immunization. Drawing on this experience, the development and humanitarian agency is leading the procurement and delivery of COVID vaccines for the COVAX facility. Here to tell us about the challenges of vaccinating the world, and how to overcome them, are goodwill ambassador David Beckham and UNICEF executive director Henrietta Fore.Support the show (
They formed one of the greatest partnerships ever to grace the small screen. Now, Aaron Paul and Bryan Cranston – the critically-acclaimed Breaking Bad duo – have reunited for a new adventure. This talk will focus on why two of the most well-known actors in the world decided to try something completely different.Support the show (
Join The Solutions Project co-founder Mark Ruffalo, and president and CEO Gloria Walton, in a session that will explore how the organization is helping to fund and amplify grassroots climate justice solutions created by Black, Indigenous, Immigrant, women, and other people of color-led organizations across the US.Support the show (
The entire world is changing quickly, but in no industry is that more palpable than fintech. In the second quarter of 2020, PayPal's net payment volume amounted to US$221.7 billion. Join CEO Dan Schulman as he shares why with great payments power comes social responsibility, and offers his predictions for the year to come.Support the show (
NASA: What's next?

NASA: What's next?


What does the future hold for space exploration? Let's hear about NASA's upcoming missions with Kathy LeudersSupport the show (
From viral sensations to culture-making moments, TikTok captured our hearts and attention this year. Join entrepreneur, marketing guru and internet personality Gary Vaynerchuk, and TikTok’s vice president of global business solutions, Blake Chandlee, as they discuss what's been an incredible year for the app. Learn what the future looks like for content, marketing and brands on the short-form video platform, and discover everything you wanted to know about TikTok from the experts.Support the show (
First there was 2020. From Covid to Black Lives Matter to the unprecedented frequency of the word 'unprecedented', everything changed, including social media. So where are we at in 2021? David Schneider, writer, director and founder of top UK social creative agency That Lot, looks at the where social is heading, from social dialogue and brand activism to the influencer economy and more. Warning: May contain tips and insights.Support the show (
Current agricultural practices are mainly profit-oriented and rarely tend to apply basic sustainable farming techniques. Can farming be done in a sustainable way? And, with an ever-growing world population, is there a way to satisfy the world’s appetite for meat without harming people, animals or the planet?Support the show (
Mint Mobile owner Ryan Reynolds and CEO David Glickman talk about the collaboration, creativity and connectivity that helped Mint Mobile reimagine the wireless experience. From selling wireless direct-to-consumer to fastertising, the two will discuss how the hyper-growth brand is disrupting a category that is rooted in the classic thinking of big ad budgets and brick-and-mortar retail. Mint doesn’t mince words in its mission to save consumers from skyrocketing wireless bills. After all, "At Mint, we don’t hate you".Support the show (
Renowned political commentator and democrat Brian Tyler Cohen explains to us what it means to be a progressive, and why this is the right way to do politics.Support the show (
Join Midas Lister, Initialized Capital founder and YouTube content creator Garry Tan as he talks to Ben Gilbert, creator and host of Acquired podcast and managing director of PSL Ventures, about the value of owning your own media stream.Support the show (
MINI EPISODE:Renowned political commentator and republican Bill Kristol shares with us what it means to be a genuine conservative, and why he believes it is the right way to do politics.Support the show (
Disinformation is not a new problem. However, with the rollout of the Covid-19 vaccine so crucial for a return to normality, any disinformation about it is especially dangerous. Chelsea Clinton joins us to discuss the work she is doing with the Clinton Foundation to combat this disinformation and make sure we all get vaccinated and back to normal.Support the show (
As we hurtle towards economic instability, it is more important now than ever that banks and fintechs put their differences aside and learn how to work together. Don't miss these major traditional and digital banks discussing why collaboration is better than competition.Support the show (
“Cancel culture.” “Woke.” – these terms have become a core part of the modern lexicon. But have things gone too far? Join Vivek Ramaswamy and Brian Tyler Cohen as they debate.Support the show (
It has been a big year in the podcasting world. What was an indie niche has exploded into the mainstream, with big tech and traditional media companies looking for a slice of the action. So how will the industry adapt to these changes and new players? And can the medium maintain the charm and intimacy that made it what it is today? In this fireside, hear from Erik Diehn, CEO of Stitcher – a media company that specialises in the creation, distribution, and monetisation of podcasts – as he stands at the edge of a brave new world for audio.Support the show (
Covid-19 has had a major impact on so many industries, but none more so than travel. As we slowly begin to emerge from the pandemic, listen to chairwoman Gillian Tans on the worldwide appetite for travel. Support the show (
The human brain is a new frontier for technology, but will human augmentation lead to a loss of humanity? With  Bryan Johnson, Professor Simon Evetts and Laurie SegallSupport the show (
Having pivoted during Covid-19, micro mobility leader Lime is bringing a new dimension to that last mile home, through e-bikes, e-scooters and, now, e-mopeds.Support the show (
MoBike have raised close to a billion dollars in funding for their bike sharing startup which has expanded beyond their native country to be found all around the world. Their Co-founder and CTO, Joe Xia, tells Erin Griffith of Wired how they did this.Support the show (
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