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    • Venture Investing and Entrepreneurship with David Siegel
      Venture Investing and Entrepreneurship with David Siegel David Siegel, Angel Investor and Serial Entrepreneur Recorded: May 24 2017 3:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    • David has been an angel investor for 20 years and has worked with Steve Jobs, Ed Catmul, and others in Silicon Valley. He played a significant role in the development of the Worldwide Web, has written five books, and coaches startups. Last year he was a candidate to be the next dean of Stanford business school. This year, he’s starting his 22nd company.

      In this 60-minute webinar, you'll learn what really causes startups to fail, why you shouldn't build an MVP, explore how you can use Kanban to improve team coordination, why understanding your market is more important than understanding your product, raising money from crazy investors, why you shouldn't go to business school, and building an agile culture. Here are some of his writings:

      www.theculturedeck.com

      www.openstanford.com

      www.globalbetaventures.com

      This webinar is for both early-stage investors and entrepreneurs at all levels.

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    • S2 12 - Intersectionality between Banking and Entrepreneurship
      S2 12 - Intersectionality between Banking and Entrepreneurship Julia Streets Recorded: Jul 11 2018 7:00 am UTC 36 mins
    • Andy Lee, Strategic Lead for Diversity in Business for The Royal Bank of Scotland & NatWest Business Banking, and Bizhan Tong, overseeing Client Experience within Barclays Private Bank and Overseas Services, discuss why individuals from ethnic minorities, immigrants, women and young people are starting more businesses than ever before, the importance of supporting female talent at middle management level, the shared learning between banks and entrepreneurs, the power of interconnectivity between different networks and using the medium of film to enact social change.

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    • The Business and Entrepreneurship of Wellness
      The Business and Entrepreneurship of Wellness Jennifer Riggins Upcoming: Jul 25 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • The Wellness Industry is set to be the next trillion-dollar industry. Yet it remains a rare sector that isn’t just dominated by corporations, but is filled with solo practitioners, freelancers, and small businesses. Interested in following your passion in the wellness space? Want to learn how to take a creative idea and turn it into a successful business? Well grab yourself a cuppa and join this conversation on the business side of wellness.

      We're talking to women on the ground trying to find work-life balance -- and spread it to others -- while making a profit by pursuing careers in the wellness industries. This episode's guests include:
      - Melody Coleman - Personal Trainer and Online Coach helping professionals to improve their health alongside their strength and fitness reflecting their values and life goals.
      - Dr. Heather McKee - Dr Heather McKee is the UK’s leading lifestyle behaviour change specialist, lecturer, speaker, consultant, habit coach and founder of drheathermckee.co.uk
      - Mariah Quesada - Certified Health, Nutrition Coach and Therapist, and Plant-Based cook who’sbeen working in the industry for nearly 20 years.
      - Yuri Tada - Yoga instructor for Pregnancy Yoga, Postnatal Yoga with Babies, general yoga, corporate yoga, small group yoga, private yoga, Food, beverage, health & wellness. Event runner.
      - Jimena Tascon - Family Health & Corporate Wellness - Yoga Teacher focused on improving women’s health, kids wellness and mindfulness for professionals. Steering people’s habits towards finding their own ‘life balance’.

      Whether you're a life coach, a yoga instructor, a nutrition expert or a different kind of solopreneur, you could benefit from engaging with our discussion!

      During this conversation, we'll talk about the path that led these ladies to wellness small businesses, how to be a generalist versus specialized in a wellness niche, how to build partnerships to grow your business, wellness marketing, and how to more than just make ends meet.

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    • SheWorx100 Summit
      SheWorx100 Summit SheWorx Recorded: May 8 2017 11:10 pm UTC 4 mins
    • SheWorx is hosting their next 100 Summit in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 10th from 6-8pm at Hack Temple.

      As the global collective of female entrepreneurs, this event aims to transform the trajectory of women in entrepreneurship. Through facilitation of strategic, meaningful relationships with influential advisors and investors, attendees will be able to:

      - Grow their professional network of connections
      - Learn from other female entrepreneurs, investors and VCs
      - Become a part of the growing community of SheWorx global collective empowering women in technology and entrepreneurship

      For more details or to register, visit sheworx.com.

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    • Making the Business Case for Impact Sourcing
      Making the Business Case for Impact Sourcing Nish Acharya, Most Recent Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Obama Administration Recorded: Apr 15 2014 4:00 pm UTC 41 mins
    • Impact Sourcing burst onto the scene several years ago as a promising tool for economic development, job creation and to bring technology to a broader swath of the world’s societies. Over the last few years, we have seen several companies and non-profits enter this space, and to various extents provide proof of concept that rural communities in the developing world can provide sourcing services to major corporate and government clients. These firms select and train their employees, and secure work that has traditionally gone to large IT companies to manage call centers, provide online customer support, provide back office functionality and quality assurance testing, to name a few tasks. But while the concept has been proven, we have seen very few of these organizations to scale beyond their initial geographic area. This webinar will address challenges that Impact Sourcing is facing and discuss ideas on creating a scalable model – which can significantly make a social and economic impact.

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    • Ask the Innovation Expert: Ask me Anything with David Siegel
      Ask the Innovation Expert: Ask me Anything with David Siegel David Siegel, Blockchin, Decentralization and Business-agility Expert Recorded: Jun 1 2017 3:00 pm UTC 61 mins
    • David is a 22-time serial entrepreneur with 20 years in Silicon Valley and 13 years in New York City starting companies. He has written five books about the web and business. He's an expert in corporate culture, collaboration, innovation, design, typography, data, blockchain, crypto-investing, venture/angel investing, management, business, decentralization, macro economics, and dark chocolate. You can read some of his key essays here:

      www.theculturedeck.com
      www.globalbetaventures.com
      www.openstanford.com
      www.decentralstation.com
      www.2030.io

      David is currently starting 20|30, an open platform for blockchain innovation. This is an ask-me-anything format with people typing in questions and david answering. He'll talk about current events in the world of blockchain and innovation, tell stories of working at Pixar, his new token offering, his new legal project, and you never know what will happen, so join the fun on June 1st!

      Ask David your most challenging business question - he's happy to offer suggestions.

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    • Building Your Business Plan
      Building Your Business Plan Cheree Warrick, National Expert, Author, and Speaker, Recorded: Jun 7 2017 5:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    • For anyone looking at starting their own business, a business plan showing your road-map to success is crucial.

      This webinar is designed for professional women looking to write a viable business plan and will help to clarify what kind of plan is best for you and what the tactical tips are in writing an effective business strategy.

      In this highly informative webinar, National Expert, Author, and Speaker, Cheree Warrick, will cover the key components of developing, writing and putting into practice your business plan including;

      * When should you write a business plan
      * Understanding your market - The reason: What is the need/gap/problem that your product meets/fills/solves?
      * How to create a marketing program that helps you reach your revenue goals
      * Why your team is more important than your business idea
      * Who are your competitors and what makes you special
      * How to set up your financials – even if you hate math 

      About the Speaker

      Cheree Warrick writes business plans and creates financial forecasts for companies seeking funding from banks and angel investors. She has helped clients from various industries raise the capital they need for growth. She has also coached or written business plans for close to 100 entrepreneurs.

      View her profile at https://www.linkedin.com/in/chereewarrick/ 

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    • The Art Of Focus
      The Art Of Focus Simon Alexander Ong, Life & Executive Coach, Business Strategist and Public Speaker Upcoming: Jul 25 2018 3:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Our host Simon Alexander Ong helps leaders, entrepreneurs and organisations transcend perceived limitations so they can see just how powerful and gifted they truly are.

      In addition to working with clients as a coach and business strategist, Simon has been featured in a number of well-known publications (Forbes, The Huffington Post, Virgin, Harvard Business Review) and regularly speaks at international events and conferences around the topics of leadership, entrepreneurship and success.

      In this webinar, you will learn…

      Why focus is today’s IQ
      How some get more accomplished in days than others do in months
      How what you focus on can impact the trajectory of your business and career
      Why the majority are not focused and what you can do to separate yourself from them
      The power of questions in moving us from a place of limitation to that of abundance and possibilities
      How to optimise your environment to raise your levels of productivity, happiness and overall ability to focus
      The importance of personal energy management and how this influences your productivity

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    • [Ep.x] Founders Spotlight: Chi Man Kwan, Founder,  Raffles Family Office
      [Ep.x] Founders Spotlight: Chi Man Kwan, Founder, Raffles Family Office Chi Man Kwan, Founder & CEO, Raffles Family Office Upcoming: Sep 11 2018 9:00 am UTC 45 mins
    • This webinar is part of BrightTALK's Founders Spotlight Series, which features insights from inspiring founders and entrepreneurs across multiple industries and communities.

      In this episode, Chi Man Kwan, founder of the Raffles Family Office, a multi-family office with its own External Asset Management (EAM) platform already in private banks in Europe and Asia, will share his insight transitioning from banker to entrepreneur.

      - Why family office/family business?
      - Working for a bank vs working with a bank
      - Where are the business model and investment opportunities?
      - How to scale and grow in this competitive industry?

      Mr Kwan will be taking questions from the live audience so this session will be an excellent opportunity for any entrepreneurs, wealth managers, private bankers and family office representatives out there to have their questions answered.

      About the Speaker:
      Chi Man Kwan is an experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Mr Kwan is skilled in Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Banking, Investments, and Financial Analysis. Mr Kwan is a strong entrepreneurship professional who has an Economics and Management science focused in Economics from Lancaster University.

      Mr. Kwan has more than 15 years of banking and management experience in various international financial institutions including senior roles at BNP Paribas and Standard Chartered Bank.

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    • Artificial Intelligence in FinTech: Taking the Leap
      Artificial Intelligence in FinTech: Taking the Leap Innovate Finance Recorded: Jan 25 2018 2:00 pm UTC 60 mins
    • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning has the potential to transform Financial Services, but so far we have seen few successful use cases. Is 2018 finally the year this technology turns from hype to reality? Which FinTechs are utilising AI best to serve the end consumers and what are the challenges that come with this? Can incumbents see past chatbots and start implementing intelligence products and solution that will make a real impact on their business model? As part of its IFGS 2018 Webinar Series, Innovate Finance will host a discussion looking at the current and potential future impact of AI technology in Financial Services and hear from companies leading the way.

      Moderator:
      Roshan Rohatgi, Senior Innovation & Entrepreneurship Professional, RBS

      Speakers:
      Clare Flynn Levy, Founder and CEO, Essentia Analytics
      Benedetta Arese Lucini, Co-Founder and CEO, Oval Money
      Dom Barker, CTO and Co-Founder, Fluidly

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    • Middle Eastern Women in Tech: Coding through Conflict
      Middle Eastern Women in Tech: Coding through Conflict Zahra Shah, Shereen Messi (Iraq Re:Coded), Rwaida Almehanni (ReBoot KAMP), Rana Alqrenawi (Gaza Sky Geeks) Recorded: Mar 7 2018 1:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • After the recent Kurdish referendum and heightened tensions between the Iraqi army and Peshmerga, groups like Re:Coded have been on a mission to encourage women to thrive and lead the movement to enter STEM and learn more about tech and entrepreneurship regardless of race, gender and political issues.

      The panelists for this session include coders who have worked in Syria, Jordan, Gaza, London, Iraq, and more.

      They will discuss:
      -The challenges of being a female developer in the Middle East
      -Developing successful programmes to give the youth a chance to try coding
      -Using tech to nurture integration and improve relations between the Arab and Kurdish communities
      -Launching a start-up in an area of conflict


      Moderator: Zahra Shah, Program Manager at Iraq Re:Coded
      Panelists:
      Shereen Messi, Software Engineer and Android Trainer at Iraq Re:Coded (originally from Syria)
      Rwaida Almehanni, Software Engineer, ReBoot KAMP (originally from Yemen)
      Rana Alqrenawi, Product Development & Women's Inclusivity Manager, Gaza Sky Geeks

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    • Guide to Digital Scarcity with David Siegel
      Guide to Digital Scarcity with David Siegel David Siegel, CEO of The Pillar Project Recorded: May 31 2018 4:30 pm UTC 60 mins
    • This webinar will cover the history, current, and future of digital scarcity. How can we make digital things scarce and how does that create the Internet of Value?

      In this webinar, David will explain how blockchains work and how new "token games" are enabling us to create digital economies that will change everything from news to medical research to banking and much more.

      You'll learn about cryptocurrencies, resource tokenization, token curated registries, curved bonding, and more hot topics from the front lines of blockchain research.

      David will also include information and take questions about the upcoming Pillar Project conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, where he will be teaching about tokens and digital scarcity.

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    • Insurtech Startup Investment & Engagement
      Insurtech Startup Investment & Engagement Intelligent InsurTECH Recorded: Mar 21 2018 12:00 pm UTC 43 mins
    • Join a panel of insurtech experts discussing the most important issues facing insurance startup investment and engagement today, as recorded at Intelligent InsurTECH Europe 2017.

      This videocast is chaired by Twan Hoste, head of product management at Roundcube. He is joined by an experienced panel of incumbents, investors and startups to discuss a range of subjects including:

      •How to generate entrepreneurship within organisations / build ambitious insurtech startups: opportunities and challenges.
      •How can incumbents and startups use each other’s capabilities in an optimal way to ensure a successful partnership?
      •Investing to innovate: what’s interesting based on the 3 P’s (profitability; persistency - keeping the customer longer; proximity - to the customer); how and when to invest; global investment trends; re/insurance giants’ recent startup investment & partnerships.
      •Tracking commercially viable startups / solutions emerging around the world & qualifying potential investments.
      •What startups need to know about investors - the do’s and don'ts & best practices both worlds can share.
      •Is it possible for Europe to compete against Asia, when we look at the regulatory environment?
      •Looking into the near future - where will innovation come from? How to keep up with newcomers delivering optimisation and automation quicker through partnership models.

      The panel
      •Twan Hoste, Head of Product Management, Roundcube
      •Martin Pluschke, Head of Group Digitisation Strategy, Nürnberger Versicherung
      •Minh Q. Tran, Former General Partner, Europe, AXA Strategic Ventures
      •Alexandre Rispal, co-CEO, Moonshot-Internet, Société Générale Insurance
      •Volker Büttner, Head of Group Innovation, Generali Group
      •Matthew Jones, Investor, Anthemis Group
      •Michael Fitzgibbon, Vice President of Insurance Services & Chief Underwriting Officer, Slice

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