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Ahead Of Their Time

47:34 Min

For every company that's making headlines today, there were companies a decade or two ago that had already espoused a similar product, service or idea. For instance, there was Vestron before Netflix, and Quorn before Impossible Foods came along. So what happened? Where exactly did these predecessors fail? Delve into the business stories of ten pioneering companies in five different sectors - examining one who was an early predecessor that operated in a burgeoning market, and another, in today's world that seems to have caught on to a winning formula. What are the lessons to be gleaned? And how their life-changing products and services shape the way we live, eat and connect.

Ahead Of Their Time

Ahead Of Their Time - S1E1: Netflix & Vestron

05 Jan 2021 10:00pm

For every company that's making headlines today, there were companies a decade or two ago that had already espoused a similar product, service or idea. For instance, there was Vestron before Netflix, and Quorn before Impossible Foods came along. So what happened? Where exactly did these predecessors fail? Delve into the business stories of ten pioneering companies in five different sectors - examining one who was an early predecessor that operated in a burgeoning market, and another, in today's world that seems to have caught on to a winning formula. What are the lessons to be gleaned? And how their life-changing products and services shape the way we live, eat and connect.

Ahead Of Their Time

About the show:

Get exclusive insights from the founders of The Lonely Planet and Airbnb. They were trailblazers in the travel industry who went against the grain. Garmin and Fitbit: took fantasy ideas of wearables and turned them into reality. Trailblazers like Rude Health and Vitasoy who transformed alternative milk from yuck to yum. And trendsetters F45 and Zumba who instigated new movements in fitness and wellness.

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