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How to Leverage the East Coast Startup Ecosystem

Tejpaul Bhatia, Startup Lead NY @ Google Cloud; Brandon Greer, Corporate Development @ HubSpot; Rob Pegoraro, Journalist @ Yahoo Tech Ascent Conference 2019 Rob Pegoraro [00:00:04] So I like this panel a lot, I’m an East Coast guy, I was born and raised in the great state of New Jersey, got to D.C. as fast […]

Predicting Consumer Trends By Studying Global Culture

Marlon Nichols, Co-Founder & Managing Partner @ Cross; Martine Paris, Tech Reporter Ascent Conference 2019 Martine Paris [00:00:06] Excited to be here with Marlon Nichols, Marlon is a venture capitalist and his firm has just merged. We’re here to talk about cross-cultural trends, but he’s also just had a merger with Adrian Fence’s venture capital […]

Sectors, Markets, and VC Landscape Across North America, Africa, Europe, and Asia

Alex Lazarow, Investment Director @ Cathay Innovation; Lylan Masterman, General Partner @ White Star Capital; Banafsheh Fathieh, Principal @ Naspers; Rebecca Szkutak, Reporter @ Venture Capital Journal Ascent Conference 2019 Rebecca Szkutak [00:00:07] My name is Rebecca Szkutak and I am a reporter with the Venture Capital Journal for those who don’t know us. We […]

New Models for Venture Investing: Staying Private Longer

Jordan Nof, Managing Partner @ Tusk Ventures; Chindeau Enekwe, CEO & Managing Director @ Affiniti; Jordan French, Executive Editor & Co-Founder @ Grit Daily Ascent Conference 2019 Jordan French [00:00:09] Chindeau at the syndicate. One thing I want to start with and and explain is if you could sort of unpack the life cycle of […]

Negotiating a Win Win Deal in Every Term Sheet

Paul Hsiao, General Partner @ Canvas Ventures; Julie Lein, Managing Partner @ Urban Innovation Fund; Emily McCormick, Reporter @ Yahoo Finance Ascent Conference 2019 Emily McCormick [00:00:04] So let’s just start high level here. You have a deal on the table. It’s time to iron out a term sheet, or is it because, Julie, one […]

Customer Experience in Digital Marketing

Jean Marie Richardson, CEO @ iFolio; Gary Amaral, VP of Marketing @ Chargify; Julie Hansen, CEO @ Babbel; Rob Pegoraro, Journalist @ Yahoo Ascent Conference 2019 Rob Pegoraro [00:00:09] Like for each of you all to introduce yourselves and talk about your company, what is the problem you’re trying to solve? Julie Hansen [00:00:16] I’m […]

Moving From Performance Marketing to Brand Campaigns

Haris Beber, CMO @ Vimeo; Jennifer Ogden-Reese, CMO @ SeatGeek; Jordan French, Executive Editor & Co-Founder @ GritDaily Ascent Conference 2019 Jordan French [00:00:07] Tell us more about SeatGeek, because when it comes to Brand, uh, perhaps not every news about what you’re up to.   Jennifer Ogden-Reese [00:00:15] So at SeatGeek, we are the […]

Is Zero Trust Achievable?

Neal Conlon, Head of Sales & Marketing @ Appguard Inc. Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:06] For anyone who doesn’t know who I am, I’m just kind of infinite researcher who really loves what he does. And the thing I love about my job as an infinite researcher is I get to do a lot of deep […]

Preparing Your Organization for the Future of the Workforce

Ian Bester, General Manager @ Brainstation; Falon Fatemi, Founder & CEO @ Node; Benjamin Powers, Freelance Tech Journalist Ascent Conference 2019 Benjamin Powers [00:00:06] I think let’s just dove right into it, and I’d be curious to hear kind of because there’s such a wide array of backgrounds that people have that bring them tech, […]

Data Protection and Consumers Right

Jascha Kaykas-Wolff, CMO @ Mozilla Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:01] So start back in 2004, this is around January and 2004, we’re outside of Chicago, just a little suburb outside of Chicago, and there is a small business run by a gentleman named Mike. Say some of you may know this story, Mike say shuts down […]

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