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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 Recorded: Jul 25 2018 2:00 pm UTC 63 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
      - 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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    • [Ep.19] Founders Spotlight: Chi Man Kwan, Founder,  Raffles Family Office
      [Ep.19] Founders Spotlight: Chi Man Kwan, Founder, Raffles Family Office Chi Man Kwan, Founder & CEO, Raffles Family Office Recorded: Sep 11 2018 9:00 am UTC 44 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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    • The Art Of Focus
      The Art Of Focus Simon Alexander Ong, Life & Executive Coach, Business Strategist and Public Speaker Recorded: Jul 25 2018 3:00 pm UTC 61 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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    • Insights in the Cloud: Guiding Your Cloud Analytics and BI Strategy
      Insights in the Cloud: Guiding Your Cloud Analytics and BI Strategy Isabelle Nuage (Talend), Brajesh Goyal (Cavirin), Vincent Lam (Talend), Erin Junio (BrightTALK) Upcoming: Dec 11 2018 1:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • Whether you're just starting your cloud analytics journey, or you're a seasoned veteran, the question remains: Is your cloud analytics strategy delivering the insights you need? This panel of experts will help you discover the right way to harness your cloud data to give your big data team the resources they need to make informed business decisions. From preventing your cloud data lakes from becoming data swamps, to scaling your cloud environment to accommodate all your data sources, learn how to activate your cloud BI strategy & achieve powerful analytics results

      About the Presenters

      Brajesh Goyal is an industry veteran in the hybrid cloud space, bringing to Cavirin more than 20 years of high tech engineering experience. He was the founder & CEO for ITAPP, a disruptive cloud management company that was purchased by ServiceNow in 2016. At Oracle, he defined the term “enterprise grid computing” (former name for cloud) and wrote books on the topic. He continued to lead initiatives for enterprise grid computing, virtualization, and cloud at NetApp. BG holds a Master's degree, in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Technology Degree in CS from the Indian Institute of Technology

      Isabelle Nuage is Director of Product Marketing at Talend. Her field of expertise include Data Integration, Big Data and Analytics. Isabelle brings 20+ years of experience in the software industry holding various leadership positions in product marketing at SAP & Business Objects. She holds a post graduate degree in computer science applied to GIS from the Pierre & Marie University in Paris, France

      Vincent Lam is Head of Cloud Product Marketing at Talend. Throughout his career he has held leadership roles in marketing, product management & product development involving innovative technology solutions to complex problems. Mr. Lam is author of several patents and his background includes innovation across technology firms, Wall St, & entrepreneurship

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    • The Future of Money
      The Future of Money David Siegel, CEO, The Pillar Project Recorded: Oct 17 2018 4:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    • David Siegel will present a special 90-minute course on macro economics, the theory of money, monetary policy, and how we can build a new money regime based on the best principles of today's fiat currencies and tomorrow's cryptocurrencies.

      This is a very informative presentation on how money works and how monetary policy can be made better. It's good for anyone curious about macro, money, recessions, central banks, stable coins, and cryptocurrencies.

      The presentation will last 90 minutes, after which he will take questions for up to 30 minutes more. This is a highly anticipated event - be sure to book your place now!

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    • [Ep.21] Founders Spotlight: Matt Angerer, Founder, VerticalRent
      [Ep.21] Founders Spotlight: Matt Angerer, Founder, VerticalRent Matt Angerer, Founder, VerticalRent Recorded: Oct 3 2018 4:00 pm UTC 48 mins
    • In 2014, the founders of VerticalRent https://www.verticalrent.com were featured by Microsoft BizSpark for their early achievements with launching the industry leading rental property management and tenant screening https://app.verticalrent.com/quick-screen software platform for property managers and landlords. In that article, Microsoft wrote: Matt Angerer is an IT professional by day and a landlord by night. At all times, he has an entrepreneur’s heart and mindset.

      A lot has changed since 2014. VerticalRent has more than quadrupled in the sheer number of landlords using the platform from every corner of the United States. The one thing that has not changed is that VerticalRent remains a small operation without employees that epitomizes the concept of a Lean Startup. If you're an IT professional by day who has been toiling with the idea of launching your own "side-gig", you'll want to tune into this BrightTalk webinar to learn how Matt Angerer, Founder of VerticalRent, started with a simple idea and scaled it into a platform that services over 25,000 landlords and nearly 50,000 renters across the United States in 5 short-years -- all while keeping his day job, running his rental properties, and financially supporting a family of 4.

      Matt will share with you the techniques he learned that allowed him to balance his personal and professional life to create a software as a service business. In this Webinar, he'll cover:
      - The Learn Start Up Mentality - What it Means and How to Live it Day by Day
      - Why a Slow-Growth Approach is Better for Certain Personality Types
      - How Anyone Can Create a SaaS Platform to Create Side Revenue
      - Why SaaS is More Lucrative in the Long-Term than Consulting
      - The Darkside of Entrepreneurship and Why Its Necessary

      Join us on Wednesday, October 3rd at 9am PT / 12pm ET for this live interview!

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    • Insights in the Cloud: Guiding Your Cloud Analytics and BI Strategy
      Insights in the Cloud: Guiding Your Cloud Analytics and BI Strategy Isabelle Nuage (Talend), Brajesh Goyal (Cavirin), Vincent Lam (Talend), Erin Junio (BrightTALK) Recorded: Oct 25 2018 5:00 pm UTC 62 mins
    • Whether you're just starting your cloud analytics journey, or you're a seasoned veteran, the question remains: Is your cloud analytics strategy delivering the insights you need? This panel of experts will help you discover the right way to harness your cloud data to give your big data team the resources they need to make informed business decisions. From preventing your cloud data lakes from becoming data swamps, to scaling your cloud environment to accommodate all your data sources, learn how to activate your cloud BI strategy & achieve powerful analytics results

      About the Presenters

      Brajesh Goyal is an industry veteran in the hybrid cloud space, bringing to Cavirin more than 20 years of high tech engineering experience. He was the founder & CEO for ITAPP, a disruptive cloud management company that was purchased by ServiceNow in 2016. At Oracle, he defined the term “enterprise grid computing” (former name for cloud) and wrote books on the topic. He continued to lead initiatives for enterprise grid computing, virtualization, and cloud at NetApp. BG holds a Master's degree, in Computer Science and Engineering from University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Technology Degree in CS from the Indian Institute of Technology

      Isabelle Nuage is Director of Product Marketing at Talend. Her field of expertise include Data Integration, Big Data and Analytics. Isabelle brings 20+ years of experience in the software industry holding various leadership positions in product marketing at SAP & Business Objects. She holds a post graduate degree in computer science applied to GIS from the Pierre & Marie University in Paris, France

      Vincent Lam is Head of Cloud Product Marketing at Talend. Throughout his career he has held leadership roles in marketing, product management & product development involving innovative technology solutions to complex problems. Mr. Lam is author of several patents and his background includes innovation across technology firms, Wall St, & entrepreneurship

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