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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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    • 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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    • 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 Upcoming: 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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    • [Video]A Celebration of the Female Tech Entrepreneur: Finding the Founder in You
      [Video]A Celebration of the Female Tech Entrepreneur: Finding the Founder in You Emily Forbes (Seenit), Devika Wood (Vida Care), Felicia Meyerowitz Singh (Akoni Hub), Zoe Peden (Iris Speaks) Recorded: Nov 23 2017 7:15 pm UTC 91 mins
    • One way we can encourage more females into tech and tech entrepreneurship is to raise the profile and visibility of female role models.

      In partnership with Mortimer Spinks and YouEqualTech, this live meet-up event will take place at BrightTALK's London offices and is an opportunity to celebrate female tech founders and to learn from their experience. We’ll be finding out how they’ve overcome the key challenges they’ve faced along the way, as well as the practical advice they’d offer to aspiring female founders. The panel will be filmed, livestreamed, and will be be made available on-demand.

      We’ll be talking about:
      •Key challenges our tech founders have faced and how they’ve overcome them
      •The advantages of being a female in the tech start up world
      •The best and the worst things about being an entrepreneur
      •Taking a business concept from idea stage, to realisation
      •Raising funding – our founders experience of finding - and pitching - to investors
      •Our founders’ attitudes to failure
      •Establishing a brand – both business and personal
      •The relationships that have been vital to our founders success
      •What our founders know now, that they wish they knew when they were starting out

      Panelists:
      Emily Forbes - Founder, Seenit
      Devika Wood - Co-Founder, Vida
      Felicia Meyerowitz Singh - CEO and Founder, Akoni Hub
      Zoe Peden - Founder & CEO, Iris Speaks

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    • Unlocking the Value of Innovation
      Unlocking the Value of Innovation Winston Chan, Director, RHT i-Assets Advisory and Jonathan Ng Creative Partner, Nurun Recorded: Aug 17 2017 9:00 am UTC 60 mins
    • Innovation has been the buzzword of the new Asian economy. We are living in an age whereby you are either disrupting the way things are done, or are being disrupted by new business models or technologies. As business leaders in ASEAN, we have to stay ahead of the game in order to survive an environment that is VUCA – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. The speakers will provide insights to: -

      - Why disruptive thinking is the key to UNCOVER the latent potential of your business here in ASEAN;
      - How agile creation can UNLOCK massive commercial potential of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs); and
      - What ways IPRs can help you UNLEASH new value for your business.

      In addition to speaking as Innovators and IP Specialists, the speakers will also be sharing about innovation and IP from their own entrepreneurship experience.

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    • Securing K-12 modern learning environments using E-rate funding
      Securing K-12 modern learning environments using E-rate funding David Cumbow, Systems Engineering Manager, and Greg Herbold, Director of the SLED Segment, Palo Alto Networks Recorded: Jan 17 2018 6:00 pm UTC 47 mins
    • Protecting student and district data, privacy, and safety with their limited IT resources is a tall order for K-12 institutions. This no-cost webinar is for districts and their consultants considering the E-rate program for funding firewall services. Join our education and E-rate experts to learn:

      •About Palo Alto Networks and how we uniquely protect students, data, and networks
      •How your peers have successfully leveraged E-rate funding to create safe learning environments
      •Which Palo Alto Networks products are eligible
      •Where to find E-rate resources

      SPEAKERS:

      David Cumbow is a Systems Engineering Manager with Palo Alto Networks. Prior to coming to Palo Alto Networks, David spent 13 years in the public sector working for the third-largest K-12 school district in Riverside County. Having worked jobs from Database Administration to Virtualization, David found a passion for Networking and Security. With eight years in the security field, David has led many K-12 Districts in California to a better security posture through guidance and peer-to-peer consulting. David holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from California State University.

      Greg Herbold is Director of the U.S. State/Local Government and Education (SLED) segment at Palo Alto Networks, where he is responsible for creating solutions and programs to protect our way of life in the digital age by preventing successful cyberattacks. In this capacity, he leads strategy and planning, marketing, solution development, sales programs, channel partner development, contracts, compliance and industry relations for the segment. Greg holds a Master of Arts from Georgetown University and an HP-Stanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Certificate from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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