Reducing the Cost of Credit for Consumers and Small Businesses. Guest: Mr. Renaud LaPlanche

May 5, 2016. Mr. Renaud LaPlanche, CEO and Founder of Lending Club.  Mr. LaPlanche’s last public talk as CEO of Lending Club; four days later, he resigned amidst a lending scandal. Mr. LaPlanche discusses his company, answers questions about the peer-to-peer lending business, and gives students his words of advice. Q&A Begins at:...
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The Price of Oil and Commodity Investing. Guests: Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen.

April 21, 2016. The co-founders and CEO of USCF Investments speak about commodity investing.  Mr. Nick Gerber, Mr. John Love, Mr. Andy Ngim, and Mr. Robert Nguyen speak about the price of oil, commodity investing, about creating the first and most important oil ETF, USO, and advice to young people about finance.  Moderator:  Ludwig Chincarini.  Q&A Begins at:...
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The Business of Designing and Building the World’s Greatest Golf Courses. Guest: Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

March 8, 2016. Mr. Robert Trent Jones, Jr, Chairman and Master Architect of Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects.  Robert Trent Jones, Jr. talks about his path to becoming one of the world’s premier golf course architects — from apprenticing beside his father while designing the legendary Spyglass Hill to pioneering the company’s business in Asia and founding his own firm....
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The 2015 Nobel Prizes Explained. Guests: Michael Boskin, James Cleaver, Susanna Elm, Rebecca Gordon, Yasunori Nomura, and David Scott Smith. Host: Ludwig Chincarini.

November 2, 2015. University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and UCSF professors explain the scientific contributions of the 2015 Nobel prize recipients. Michael Boskin (Economics), James Cleaver (Chemistry), Susanna Elm (Literature), Rebecca Gordon (Peace), Yasunori Nomura (Physics), and David Scott Smith (Medicine). Host: Ludwig Chincarini. Tech Nation Moderator: Moira...
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The Train Interviews. Guest: Dr. George Akerlof

Early 2000s. George Akerlof, Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley and 2001 Nobel Prize Winner in Economics.  Interviewed by Kenneth Train on his recent Nobel prize and his...
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BitCoin: Everything you need to know about Virtual Currency. Guest: Mr. Olaf Carlson-Wee

March 24, 2015. Mr. Olaf Carlson-Wee, Head of Risk and First Employee of Coinbase.  Mr. Carlson-Wee discusses the Bitcoin and an entire host of issues related to virtual currencies in the modern world.  Q&A Begins at:...
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