6 episodes

We are a team with the goal of managing projects from dreams to reality: structuring, funding and executing.
Our mission is to empower future generations. So, we focus on projects with social impact, mostly in education.
Side to our business, we launched Shaken Talks: a monthly meeting with friends - and some drinks - to get to know impactful projects driven by inspiring people.

Shaken Talks Shaken not Stirred

    • Society & Culture

We are a team with the goal of managing projects from dreams to reality: structuring, funding and executing.
Our mission is to empower future generations. So, we focus on projects with social impact, mostly in education.
Side to our business, we launched Shaken Talks: a monthly meeting with friends - and some drinks - to get to know impactful projects driven by inspiring people.

    Shaken Talk #6 Bhagwan Chowdhry

    Shaken Talk #6 Bhagwan Chowdhry

    This week we had the pleasure to talk about the impact of the Covid-19 in India with Bhagwan Chowdhry, Professor of Finance at the UCLA Anderson School and at the Indian School of Business, where he is also the Director of the Digital Identity Research Initiative.

    Bhagwan has contributed extensively to International Finance, Corporate Finance, Impact Investing, and FinTech.

    Bhagwan has proposed the Financial Access at Birth (FAB) initiative in which every child born in the world is given an initial deposit of $100 in an online bank account to guarantee that they have access to financial services throughout their lives.

    • 13 min
    Shaken Talk #5 - John Cochrane

    Shaken Talk #5 - John Cochrane

    On April 18th we had an early morning coffee with John Cochrane -- early morning for him in Palo Alto... -- to chat about the economics of the covid crisis.
    John H. Cochrane is the Rose-Marie and Jack Anderson Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. Past president of the American Finance Association, past editor of the JPE. John has published extensively in macroeconomics and finance — mostly great papers, except for the two he co-authored with Pedro… ;-) John is an accomplished glider plane pilot and has a fantastic family!

    • 31 min
    Shaken Talk #4 - Peretz Lavie

    Shaken Talk #4 - Peretz Lavie

    A Shaken Talk with Peretz Lavie former President of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (2009-2019).

    It was an inspirational conversation about disruption in education and the future of Universities.

    We sure have a lot to learn from Technion -- and a lot to change in our universities...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Shaken Talk #3 - APAC com Teresa Cardoso

    Shaken Talk #3 - APAC com Teresa Cardoso

    How great it was to welcome Teresa Cardoso for our Shaken Talk #3 in January 2020.
    With her testimonial, Teresa shared with us what have inspired her to co-found APAC Portugal with Duarte Fonseca.

    We all left this talk with one question: what is our role in changing the prison system in Portugal?

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Shaken Talk #2 - Brotéria com Francisco Mota sj

    Shaken Talk #2 - Brotéria com Francisco Mota sj

    We launched Shaken Talks to learn more about impactful projects driven by inspiring people.

    For our second Shaken Talk in November 2019, we welcomed Francisco Mota, sj to tell us all about Brotéria, a Cultural Space where Faith meets the Contemporary Urban Cultures.

    • 59 min
    Shaken Talk #1 - Teach for Portugal com Pedro Almeida

    Shaken Talk #1 - Teach for Portugal com Pedro Almeida

    We were thrilled to have a full house for our Shaken Talk 1 in October 2019

    Pedro Almeida shared his story, how he decided to move from a career in consultancy to dedicating himself to Teach for Portugal, a project focused on fighting inequalities in education.

    • 51 min

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