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November 15, 2017

Brooke Jones-Chinetti, founder of Your Sequel and Columbia Business School class of '18 (middle) speaking to my Entrepreneurship class at Columbia. 

June 30, 2017

Was great hosting panel discussion on strategic investing in sports technology ventures at the Hashtag Sports conference in the Microsoft building in Times Square. Wonderful group of panel members from R/GA Ventures, Verizon Ventures and Greg Norman's Great White Shark...

June 20, 2017

Enjoyed having Yuni Sameshima, CEO and Co-Founder of Chicory as guest speaker at my Entrepreneurship class at Columbia.  Chicory makes recipes shoppable on thousands of recipe sites across the web and provides digital media solutions to brands and retailers to reach th...

June 20, 2017

Many thanks to Andrea Westervelt, Founder of Term Affirm for speaking to my Entrepreneurship class at Columbia University. Term Affirm is an early- stage healthcare startup which aims to accurately diagnose and prevent preterm birth, the leading cause of death in child...

June 20, 2017

Great having Jean-Pierre Adechi, CEO & Founder of Wheeli as guest speaker for my Entrepreneurship class at  Columbia. Students enjoyed hearing his founder story and his success growing his carpooling app for college students. Jean-Pierre and Wheeli can be found iterati...

December 5, 2015

 

On a Skype call to France with Violaine Pierre, one of the founders, along with Michal Alter, of Visit.org, a social impact travel platform.

 

Tell us about Visit.org.

Violaine: It’s a technology platform for tours and activities offered by nonprofit and community-based...

December 5, 2015

Sitting down with Jean-Pierre Adéchi, Steve Delor, and Alexandre Ayache to talk about their campus-focused ridesharing app, Wheeli.

 

So what is Wheeli?

Jean-Pierre: Wheeli is a hitchhiking app for college students. Students with cars can find other students going the sam...

September 19, 2015

Great to be working with and mentoring Lakshna Nha of sRide.  

 

With a vision to improve the commuting experience while reducing the number of cars on the road and making a difference to the environment, Lakshna Jha founded sRide – a carpool platform.

Having worked with...

August 25, 2015

 

 

[July 2015]

Enjoyed the opportunity to participate in Venture for America's summer bootcamp at Brown University.   It was great speaking to our next generation of entrepreneurs and serving as a judge for the Profit Challenge.  

 

Venture for America (VFA) is a fell...

August 25, 2015

 

[July 2015]

Many thanks to Peter Cortle and Life Changing Labs for allowing me to speak and share. Great to support the next generation of Cornell entrepreneurs engaged in an amazing summer accelerator program.  

 

Life Changing Labs (“LCL”) is a not for profit organizat...

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