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Why New York and Other Non Bay Area Cities are Primed to Take Over the Startup & Venture Scene

Sydney Thomas @ Precursor Ventures, Peter Boyce @ General Catalyst, Rob Pegoraro @ Freelance, and Allison Williams @ Newark Venture Partners \ Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Allison Williams [00:00:00] Eco-System and what we say it MBP is. Thank you, Newark, for allowing us to kind of by being outside of New York, […]

The Life Cycle of a Startup

Cheryl Contee, CEO @ Do Big Things Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:00] Hello, everyone. Good morning or afternoon, depending on where you’re tuning in from. I’m so excited to be here at the Ascent conference and thank you for joining me. I’m Cheryl Contee. I am the CEO of Do Big Things […]

The Art of the Killer Pitch

Precious Williams, CEO @ Perfect Pitches by Precious, LLC Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:01] Today, everyone is showgirl, Precious Williams and I am the proud founder and CEO of Perfect Pitches by Precious and I want to welcome you. Welcome. We welcome you to Secrets of the Killer Pitch Master, The Art […]

Seizing the Opportunity: How to Build Meaningful Businesses in an Upside-Down World

Adeo Ressi, CEO @ Founder Institute Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:02] Hi there, everyone. My name is Adeo Ressi, CEO at the Founder Institute, and I’m excited to talk with you today about creating companies that matter in these interesting times. For a quick background on me, an introduction. I’ve been an […]

Scaling from Seed to C: What Founders Should and Should Not Prioritize Through Growth

Elisa Garcia Anzano @ M12 and Tamara Steffens @ M12, Microsoft’s venture fund Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Elisa Garcia Anzano [00:00:00] OK, let’s get started. Hi, everyone, and welcome to our fireside chat scheme from C2C. What fun. The soothing signal not through growth and the listener can turn on the head […]

Scaling a start-up: Expanding and Launching in Asia Market

Michael Zhu, Founder & Managing Partner @ Accathon Capital Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:00] OK, cool. Hey, guys, thank you very much for joining me with my session. And today I’m going to take about twenty five minutes to go over something that a lot of founders in my in my portfolio […]

Pricing and Monetization Strategy Lessons from 18,377 SaaS Companies

Patrick Campbell, Founder & CEO @ ProfitWell Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:03] What’s up, everybody, Patrick here from Profitwell, and we are going to be getting down and dirty into pricing today, which you might not think is that interesting of a topic. But I’m going to convince you that it is […]

Panel The Basics of Recruiting for a Young Company

Nate Smith @ Lever, Rob Pegoraro @ Freelance, and Robert Sweeney @ Facet Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Rob Pegoraro [00:00:01] Good morning, everybody. Welcome to our we can’t call this a debate, right? I think the brand equity of that word has gone a little downhill in the last 24 hours or […]

Paid vs Organic

Nick Larson, CRO & Co-founder @ Contento Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:08] Cool. Hello, everyone, my name is Nick Larson, co-founder of Contento. So first and foremost, we thank you to the team for creating such a wonderful community of bright people super jazzed about these the next couple of days here. […]

Inclusive Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation

Vanessa Liu @ SAP, SaLisa Berrien @ COI Energy Services, and Ryan Leslie @ Disruptive Multimedia, Inc dba SuperPhone Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Vanessa Liu [00:00:03] Hi, everyone, welcome to this panel at Ascent conference where we are going to be diving in on corporate innovation and inclusive entrepreneurship. My name is […]

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