The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

Scott Resnick is a founder and Entrepreneur in Residence of StartingBlock Madison, a 50,000 sq foot entrepreneurial hub opened in 2018. StartingBlock connects startups to corporate partners clustered in the healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and gaming industries, and provides links to … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

BINGLI is world’s first smart consultation preparation app.

BINGLI interviews the patient in a smart way ahead of the consultation so symptoms are accurately communicated to the doctor. The patient is better prepared and the doctor wins’ valuable time and … Keep Reading »

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

Cédric Giorgi is the Director of Experience Design for SIGFOX, who’s building a global LPWAN wireless network for the Internet of Things. Before that, Cédric was the co-founder of Cookening, founded in 2012 and sold in 2015, a global marketplace … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

WeBio is aiming to shape the future of Bioprinting and to change the lives of millions. The team is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For more information visit https://www.webio.tech… Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – flx

Startup Spotlight – flx

flx is a private shuttle service for your daily home-to-work journeys. Spend less of your life on the road, sitting in traffic. With flx you get more time to spend on the activities you love, with the people you love.… Keep Reading »

The $25M Alabama Futures Fund

The $25M Alabama Futures Fund

Matt Hottle is a Partner at Redhawk Advisory and and Principle of the Alabama Futures Fund. The Fund seeks to be the first significant investment in an early-stage venture that can reach attainable milestones leading to series A financing within … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Lucy.ng

Startup Spotlight – Lucy.ng

Lucy is an e-commerce, wholesale and retail technology company that provides business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales of personalized products and branded merchandise online. They are the convenient alternative in a billion dollar niche market that is currently 97% brick and mortar … Keep Reading »

Unifying the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem

Unifying the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem

The session is a preview of a Roundtable Discussion from Latin America day of The Global Startup Summit, our upcoming 7 day Virtual Conference featuring 35 expert speakers from around the world. Host Andrew Berkowitz is joined on the panel … Keep Reading »

Building an African Fintech Scaleup

Building an African Fintech Scaleup

Mike Quinn is the CEO of Zoona, A Zambian born money transfer service. Zoona charges money senders between two and eight percent per transaction, with the recipient not being charged for a cash-out. Building money transfer networks across its markets, Zoona … Keep Reading »

Blockchain for Africa with Yele Bademosi

Blockchain for Africa with Yele Bademosi

Yele Bademosi is a Director at Binance Labs a fund and initiative to incubate, invest and empower top blockchain and cryptocurrency entrepreneurs, projects, and communities.

Yele is Focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Africa, as well as sourcing/investing in blockchain projects and … Keep Reading »

Lambda School’s Austen Allred on the future of education

Lambda School’s Austen Allred on the future of education

Austen Allred is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lambda School. Lambda School trains people online to be software engineers at no up-front cost. Instead of paying tuition, students can agree to pay a percentage of their income after they’re employed, and only … Keep Reading »

The $300M fund investing in Midwest startups

The $300M fund investing in Midwest startups

Chris Olsen is the Cofounder and Partner at Drive Capital. Chris started Drive Capital in 2012 after serving as a partner at Sequoia Capital for six years, where he focused s investments in growth stage opportunities. Chris and his cofounding … Keep Reading »

Toro Orero, the Tim Draper backed African VC

Toro Orero, the Tim Draper backed African VC

Toro Orero is the Founder and Managing Partner at Draper Dark Flow, a silicon valley venture capital fund (backed by Tim Draper; Founder, DFJ) for African startups that can change the world. More recently he is the Founder at TravelGee.AI, a … Keep Reading »

Nigeria’s Digital Banking Environment

Nigeria’s Digital Banking Environment

Dr. Konstantinos Tsanis is currently leading the innovation and transformation arm of the first digital bank of Africa, Alat, created by WEMA Bank. He is a seasoned financial technology and digitalization executive, with 12+ years hands of experience across different … Keep Reading »

From Poverty to Multinational Entrepreneur with Peter Karenge

From Poverty to Multinational Entrepreneur with Peter Karenge

Peter Karenge is the President and Founder of BizSolutions 360, a full service architectural, engineering and consulting firm, that has designed, built, financed, operated and managed projects and programs around the globe. He’s an architect and entrepreneur who is passionate … Keep Reading »

How the Puerto Rico Startup Community bounced back after Hurricane Maria

How the Puerto Rico Startup Community bounced back after Hurricane Maria

This panel discussion features two startup ecosystem builders in Puerto Rico Carlos Jiménez of YEES PR! and Denisse Rodríguez Colón of Colmena66 and the Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust. We discuss the story of the startup community in Puerto Rico post Hurricane … Keep Reading »

VC in Cape Town with 4Di’s Justin Stanford

VC in Cape Town with 4Di’s Justin Stanford

Justin Stanford is the co-founder and managing director of 4Di Group an early-stage technology venture capital fund based in Cape Town, South Africa. Having founded his first startup attempt at the age of 18, Justin has been involved in tech … Keep Reading »