He is, by many people's standards, the biggest fraudster in the world, responsible for the theft of $65 billion.
In this episode, we'll discover what he did, how he did it, and ask ourselves if we will ever know why.
It was a revolutionary idea: being able to conduct fast, cheap, and effective blood tests with only a tiny drop of blood.
But it turned out that the company behind it was one, huge fraud.
This is the fascinating story of how a Stanford dropout went from the youngest self-made female billionaire in history to facing 20 years in prison.
It was a hugely successful American corporation, and worth billions of dollars at its peak.
Yet over the course of a few months the roof came crashing down, the company went bankrupt and its executives went to prison.
It's time to learn about the fascinating downfall of Enron.
It is the coworking company that was once valued at over $50 billion, but then came spectacularly crashing down.
In this episode, we'll learn about the amazing rise and fall of the company that tried to make office space cool.
Footballers are some of the best-paid people on the planet, and there has never been more money involved in the game.
Discover the journey of how and why football became such a lucrative industry, from a time when it was illegal to pay footballers anything through to when the best-paid footballers earn millions of dollars every week.
It's the iconic Italian scooter that has conquered the world.
Learn about how it started, how it got its name, and why it has become such a huge, global success story.
It's the biggest shopping day of the year. How did it start, what actually happens, and how much do people really spend?
Plus, learn about the history of discounting, and how companies trick you into buying things you don't need.
Over 60% of the world's population needs some form of vision correction, and this number is only set to increase.
Discover the story of the man, and the company, who controls a large part of the way the world sees.
Food delivery apps have taken over cities across the world, promising delicious food at the tap of a button.
But is it really that simple?
In this episode we discuss what the rise of food delivery apps means for us, for restaurants, and for the people who do the deliveries.
In 2015, the boss of an American company decided to pay every employee a minimum wage of $70,000, and cut his salary from $1.1M to $70,000.
Some people said he was mad, and it would never work. Others thought it was a fantastic decision.
In today's episode we tell the story of this company, and find out how it is doing 5 years later.
You might know nothing about it. But it certainly does (or could do) know a huge amount about you.
Let's take a look at this incredibly powerful company that can see into everything we do.
Today we take a look at three of the most successful advertising slogans of all time.
We'll explain how they work, why they work, and we'll go through any clever twists on language that they use.