From Silicon Valley we interview rockstar entrepreneurs who share their exact formulas for success in customer acquisition, growth hacking, fundraising, or scaling a company.
Leveraging Your Personal Brand to Build a Powerful Network - Casey Adams
Casey Adams is an 18 year old Best Selling Author, Entrepreneur, and Public Speaker who has been able to turn his negative situation into a positive outcome. After almost becoming paralyzed during a football injury, Casey was able to start his journey by looking at ways to leverage social media & build a personal brand. Casey runs a top 50 business podcast known as the “Rise of The Young” podcast, and has interviewed some of the worlds most successful entrepreneurs. Casey has spoken on stage all over the world on the power of building a personal brand on social media, and has been recognized by some of the largest business publications in the world.
How to Pitch VC's and Raise Funds From Silicon Valley Investors - Arie van Gemeren, Rising Tide VC
Arie is a Principal at Rising Tide VC, an early stage investments firm with a focus on early-stage technology and healthcare. Arie is focused on big ideas in FinTech, InsurTech, real estate and blockchain technology, and also on delivering value-add work for the Firm's current portfolio of promising companies as well as the Firm's tremendous group of Limited Partners.
Previously he served as an investment advisor with Goldman, Sachs & Co., advising a very exclusive group of ultra-wealthy families and institutions across the United States and abroad on all manner of investments. Prior to this he was an equity research analyst with Fisher Investments, an international money management Firm.
How to Think Like an Investor and Raise Funds - Osayi Igharo, Africa's Top Investor Ripple VC
Ripple VC works with highly technical, capital efficient companies to expand market opportunities and scale product-market fit. Ripple VC provides seed capital and focuses energies on helping with Fortune 500 relationships: helping them become customers, investors, and acquirers. The mission is to become the go-to firm for the best seed deep tech companies from Africa.
Fundraising Strategies for Early-Stage Founders: Raising Your First Round - Matt Cole, Investible
Investible is a new-breed scalable angel investor and business generator bringing together the skills of early stage VC investors with the scalability enabled by our world-class experiential business building program. Investible produces a formidable pipeline of investible businesses and startup ready talent.
How to Get Investors to Reach Out to You About Your Startup - John Mannes, Basis Set Ventures
John Mannes is an investor at Basis Set Ventures, a $136 million early stage venture capital fund focused on supporting startups using machine learning to address big problems across industries. Prior to Basis Set Ventures, John was a TechCrunch writer covering machine intelligence startups, machine learning research and major AI initiatives from big tech.
Applying Brain Science to Digital Marketing for Business Owners - Jonathan Hawkins
Jonathan Hawkins is the CEO of The Hashtag Agent, a social media training and consulting firm for the real estate industry. Most recently, Jonathan was ranked in the top 1% of real estate brokers in the country. He is a sought after keynote speaker and has been featured in top media publications such as Inc., Wall Street Journal, Inman, Forbes, Entrepreneur and Thrive Global.
Prior to real estate, Jonathan served as a military intelligence officer and is a proud recipient of the Presidential Call to Service Award for his countless hours of philanthropic work.
Jonathan hosts a weekly podcast and is currently working on a documentary series focused on the stories of real estate agents. He also serves as an advisor and investor to multiple real estate innovation and technology companies and is a member of the Genius Network, the highest-level marketing mastermind in the world.
Jonathan graduated from UCLA with a degree in International Relations and he lives with his family in Huntington Beach, California.
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