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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, […]

How to Raise a Seed Round in Silicon Valley

Elizabeth Yin, General Partner @ Hustle Fund Management Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:02] All right, I will go ahead and get started. Hi, everyone, I’m Elizabeth Yin, and I’m going to talk more about 20 minutes on how to raise a seed round in Silicon Valley. And I think even if you’re […]

How to Find the RIGHT Angel Investors

Elaine Gilde, Managing Director @ GroveStreet Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:00] OK. Hi, I’m Elaine Gilde. Good morning. I’m an early stage investor, sometimes referred to as an angel investor. It’s a term that many of us who consider ourselves professional investors don’t particularly like. But that’s what we’re calling is actually […]

How to Collaborate with Corporate Venture Capital

Andrew Annacone, Managing Partner @ TechNexus Venture Collaborative Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:01] Hey, everyone, my name is Andrew and I’m a managing partner at TechNexus. Tech Nexus is a kind of a different innovation and strategy firm or a hybrid venture capital firm and strategic innovation firm. We work uniquely right […]

Fundraising During a Pandemic

Josh Amster, VP of Sales @ StartEngine Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:03] All right. Hello, everybody, my name is Josh Amster, I am the vice president of sales at Start Engine. And today we are going to be discussing fundraising during a pandemic and really shining a light on the equity crowdfunding […]

Alternative Capital Panel

Katya Kohen @ 13Ventures, Diego Berrio @ 13Ventures, Mark Loranger @ Braavo Capital and Aaron Kellner @ SeedInvest Startup Grad School Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Katya Kohen [00:00:00] All right, good morning, guys. It’s Wednesday morning in New York, nine thirty, where starting today, our panel discussion about alternative capital for founders, different stages, different […]

What they don’t teach you at business school about fundraising

Vasco Pedro @ Unbabel and Saba Karim @ Techstars Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Saba Karim [00:00:02] Good morning, good afternoon and good evening, everyone. Thank you so much for joining. My name is Saba Karim and I’m here today with Vasco Pedro, the co-founder and CEO of Unbabel. This is the what they don’t […]

Investing in Growth Stage SaaS Companies

Mary D’Onofrio @ Bessemer Venture Partners, Loralyn Mears @ Grid Daily, and Amaryllis Liampoti @ BCG Digital Ventures Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 Loralyn Mears [00:00:06] Well, hi there, everyone, I’m Loralyn Mears with Grid Daily, I’m a journalist and have some other gigs on the side. But here, for today’s purposes, I have the […]

Where are the deals? How VCs and Corporates Identify the Next Generation of Winning Companies

David Teten, CEO @ S.O.P. Ventures Main Stage Ascent Conference 2020 [00:00:02] So today, I’m gonna talk about the reverse of the challenge that entrepreneurs usually think about autonomous and a lot of time thinking about how do they raise venture capital. I’m going to zoom in on the question of how to venture capitalists, […]

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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