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Where Minorities are the Majority: A Tale of Two Tech Cities

Sunil Sharma, Managing Director & Barry Givens, Manager Partner @ Techstars Ascent Conference 2019 Sunil Sharma [00:00:07] Welcome. So my name is Sunil Sharma. This is Barry Given’s. We’re colleagues together. We both run TechStars accelerators. I run it in Toronto, Canada. Barry is in Atlanta, Georgia. So when we came up with this idea […]

How to Diversify Your Portfolio with Diversity

Elizabeth Edwards, General Partner @ H Venture Partners; Zavain Dar, Partner @ Lux Capital; Sutian Dong, General Partner @ Females Founder Fund; Laura Chau, Principal @ Canaan Partners Ascent Conference 2019 Elizabeth Edwards [00:00:07] My name is Elizabeth Edwards, I’m the general partner of H Venture Partners, we are a consumer focused fund. We invest […]

Fireside Chat: The Story of Building Bloomberg’s Marketing Team

Deirdre Bigley, Chief Marketing Officer @ Bloomberg; Martine Paris, Freelance Tech Journalist Ascent Conference 2019 Martine Paris [00:00:05] My name is Martine Paris and I’m based in San Francisco, but this is my hometown, so it’s always so wonderful to be in New York and especially with Bloomberg and I write for Fast Company and […]

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 […]

Hiring And Employment Branding For Startups Putting Together a Diverse Workforce

Keith Cline @ VentureFizz, Kellie Wagner @ Collective, and Jiun Kimm @ Samsung Next Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Kellie Wagner [00:00:01] And it’s true. Jiun Kim [00:00:02] yeah Keith Cline [00:00:04] It’s 11, 30, so let’s get started. All right, well, thanks, everybody, for joining us today. Hope everyone’s safe and healthy, […]

Sales management best practices in an enlightened era of diversity, equity and inclusion

Matt Cameron, CEO & Founder @ SaaSy Sales Leadership Sales & Marketing Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:01] Hi everybody, it’s great to see so many people have come to turn up to listen to one of my the topics on most passionate about that is diversity, equity and inclusion. [00:00:11] And we’re talking about it […]

The F Word – Future. Female. Funding.

“The F Word – Future. Female. Funding.” Main Stage Panel at Ascent Conference 2019 Amy Sorrells, Director of Global Communications @ Oracle for Startups Kris Beck, CEO @ Proformex Erika Jolly Brooks, CMO @ Springbot Jennifer Keiser Neundorfer

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