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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 […]

What does it Take to be a Successful Entrepreneur in 2019

Michael Dermer, Author @ The Lonely Entrepreneur Ascent Conference 2019 [00:00:06] We’re going to talk a little bit today about what it really takes to be an entrepreneur in the year twenty eighteen, and I’ll share a little bit of my background and get a little bit into hopefully insights that you can walk away […]

Nailing your First 100 Hires

Maren Kate, Founder & CEO @ Avra ; Matt Hoffman, Partner/Head of Talent @ M13 Ascent Conference 2019 Matt Hoffman [00:00:02] Welcome, everyone, we are we’re thrilled to talk about building and scaling organizations and nailing your first hundred hires, arguably the most important hires you’ll make regardless of what size you are. So to […]

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 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 […]

How to Find Product Market Fit

Sean Sheppard, Founder @ GrowthX Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:01] Good afternoon, everyone, welcome to the Ascent conference. My name is Sean Sheppard, I’m a founding partner at Growth X and Growth X Academy, a five time entrepreneur with three successful exits and a couple of very valuable and expensive learning experiences […]

Global Tech Conferences for Discovering Great International Startups Virtual Meetings to Physical

Sunil Sharma @ Techstars and Slawek Potacz @ InMotion Labs Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Sunil Sharma [00:00:03] OK, ten-thirty in the morning, I assume it’s time to start. So good morning, Ascent. My name is Sunil Sharma. I am the managing director of TechStars in Toronto. TechStars is the global platform for […]

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