Allen Saakyan
12 Tips for Success with Allen Saakyan
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Allen Saakyan is a polymath, empath, and science communicator. He hosts and produces Eureka! Science Comedy shows and Worlds Fair future festivals. Allen mentors entrepreneurs and presents profoundly enlightening talks across universities and corporations across topics like Spacetime, Evolution, Consciousness, Machine Intelligence, and Simulation Theory. Allen is also an energizing emcee, interviewer, and moderator who helps people breakthrough to their peak performance.

David Theroux
Love Gov
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David J. Theroux is Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute and Publisher of The Independent Review. He received his B.S., A.B., and M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley, and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago. He is a Juror for the 2017 Brock International Prize in Education, and books produced by Mr. Theroux have been the recipients of the Eric Hoffer Book Award Grand Prize, Templeton Freedom Award, two Mencken Awards for Best Book, seven Sir Antony Fisher International Memorial Awards for Best Book, two Benjamin Franklin Awards, four Independent Publisher Book Awards, Peter Shaw Memorial Award, and three Choice Magazine Awards for Outstanding Book. He is Founder and President of the C.S. Lewis Society of California, and he was founding Vice President and Director of Academic Affairs for the Cato Institute and founding President of the Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy.

Richard Kastelein
Initial Coin Offerings
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Founder of Blockchain News, CryptoAsset Design Group, and Blockchain Partners Richard Kastelein is an award-winning publisher, innovation executive & entrepreneur who has guest lectured on innovation at MIT Media Lab, Oxford University, & the University of Koln, sat on media convergence panel at EU Digital Assembly in Brussels & run innovation workshops with companies such like BBC, ABC, CBC, NPO, RTL (DE & NL), Eurosport, NBCU, C4, ITV, Liberty Global, Seven Australia, ENGIE & others.

Cliff Worley, John Frye, Chidi Erike
Social Media Growth Hacking Seminar
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3 social media hackers come to show us how to grow our business when it comes to social media like instagram, twitter, and facebook

Jack Saba
Currency and Development of Blockchain
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Jack Saba leads the panel about today's and future use of blockchain.
Panel includes:
Elizabeth Stark (Lightning Network)
Jonathan Chester (Bitwage)
Neeraj Srivastava (San Francisco Stock Exchange)
Kat Kuzmeskas (Simply Vital Health)

Ryan Mclinko
NewSpace & Satellites
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Graduate of M.I.T, Cofounder of Astranis, Ryan Mclinko has worked in the Aerospace industry for many years including working at SpaceX, United Launch, Alliance, and Infocitex, he has developed mechanical and system engineering experience.
He has been serving as a Trustee for the Students for the Exploration and Development of Space.

Christianna Taylor
Learning Artificial
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Dr. Taylor is a helluva engineer who got her PhD from Georgia Tech who has worked both in small businesses and abroad to work on aerospace systems problems. Her passion is environmental space engineering and she has worked for the past 6 years on the issue of orbital debris and asteroid deflection.

Allen Saakyan
12 Tips for Success with Allen Saakyan
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Allen Saakyan is a polymath, empath, and science communicator. He hosts and produces Eureka! Science Comedy shows and Worlds Fair future festivals. Allen mentors entrepreneurs and presents profoundly enlightening talks across universities and corporations across topics like Spacetime, Evolution, Consciousness, Machine Intelligence, and Simulation Theory. Allen is also an energizing emcee, interviewer, and moderator who helps people breakthrough to their peak performance.

Brett Noyes
Blockchain Out of the Labs Pitch Competition
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Brett Noyes presents the Bitcoin/Blockchain pitch competition to investors and VC's.
Judges include Tim Draper, Vinny Lingham, and Will Bunker.

Richard Kastelein
Blockchain and Regulation
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Speakers on this panel share their experience with Bitcoin and Regulation vs the Banking System.

Speakers on this Panel include:
Grant Fondo Goodwin (Proctor LLP)
Ruben Bramanathan (Coinbase)
Galia Benartzi (Bancor)
Ryan Straus (Fenwick & West)
Richard Kastelein (Blockchain News)

256 days ago
Robert Scoble
Entrepreneur in Residence at Upload VR
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Robert Scoble is an American blogger, technical evangelist, and author. Scoble is best known for his blog, Scobleizer, which came to prominence during his tenure as a technology evangelist at Microsoft. He later worked for Fast Company as a video blogger, and then Rackspace and the Rackspace sponsored community site Building 43 promoting breakthrough technology and startups. He currently works for Upload VR  — a new media site covering virtual and augmented reality — as its entrepreneur in residence, where he develops new shows, events, and works with other entrepreneurs in the Upload Collective, a co-working space for virtual reality-focused startups.

(This livestream has technical difficulties on screen until 22:00 in)

318 days ago
Draper University Pitch Day
Fall 2016
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After 7 intense weeks in the Draper University program, students pitch their startups and business ideas to a panel of notable Silicon Valley VC judges. They will be scrutinized on their presentation, business model, product, potential, and grit. Let us know on Twitter your favourite pitches!

Disclaimer: Students are presenting and pitching to the panel of VC judges present at the event. This video is not a general solicitation for funds to online viewers, and is produced for educational and personal purposes only.

332 days ago
Women in Tech Panel
Angie Chang, Caroline Ghosn, Jory De Jarnis, Sabeen Ali
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Draper University will feature trailblazing women in tech. We'll hear the stories of highly successful women from different fields within the tech industry, all finding solutions that work for getting more women into tech. Afterwards, we'll open up the floor for Q&A with the panelists and attendees.

The panel includes:
Angie Chang - Angie is the VP of Partnerships at Hackbright Academy and also runs their mentorship program.

Caroline Ghosn - Caroline is the founder and CEO of Levo, a network for millennials in the workplace.

Jory Des Jardinsm - Jory co-founded BlogHer, a category-defining women’s digital media company that was acquired by SheKnows Media in 2014.

Sabeen Ali - Sabeen is the founder and CEO of Angelhack, the world's largest and most diverse hacker community.

332 days ago
Dave McClure
Founder Partner at 500 Startups
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Dave McClure is a venture capitalist and founding partner at 500 Startups, a venture capital firm & startup incubator headquartered in Silicon Valley founded by PayPal and Google alumni, with over $200M in assets under management. Dave has been geeking out in Silicon Valley for twenty-five years as a developer, entrepreneur, startup advisor & investor, blogger, and internet marketing nerd.
Dave is a frequent speaker at technology & entrepreneurship conferences and has invested in hundreds of companies around the world including: Credit Karma (valued >$1B in 2014), Twilio (raised >$100M as of 2013), MakerBot (acq $400M Stratasys), Wildfire Interactive (acq $350M Google), Viki (acq $200M Rakuten), Mashery (acq by Intel ~$200M), SendGrid (raised >$45M as of 2014), Mint.com (acq $170M Intuit), SlideShare (acq $119M LinkedIn), among others.
From 2008 thru 2010, Dave managed the FF Angel seed investment program for Founders Fund, and ran the 2009 fbFund incubator program on behalf of Facebook, Accel Partners, & Founders Fund. From 2006 thru 2008 Dave was an advisor & consultant to several startups and helped teach the nation's first-ever class on Facebook and social networking platforms at Stanford University in 2007. From 2005 thru 2006 Dave ran marketing for job search engine Simply Hired. From 2001 thru 2004, Dave was Director of Marketing at PayPal (acquired by eBay in 2002), where he started the PayPal Developer Network program. Prior to PayPal, Dave was a database consultant & programmer for several companies, including Microsoft and Intel. In 1994 he founded Aslan Computing, an internet & e-commerce consulting group later acquired by Servinet / Panurgy in 1998.
Before coming to Silicon Valley, Dave barely graduated from the Johns Hopkins University with a BS Engineering in Mathematical Sciences and a minor in frisbee, billiards, & foosball. His interests include microfinance and economic innovation, entrepreneurship and venture capital, ultimate frisbee, cartoons and animation, and an ever-growing collection of funny-looking hats.

424 days ago
Draper University Pitch Day
Summer 2016 (AM)
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The morning session of the Draper University Summer 2016 class Pitch Day. After 7 intense weeks in the Draper University program, students pitch their startups and business ideas to a panel of notable Silicon Valley VC judges. They will be scrutinized on their presentation, business model, product, potential, and grit. Let us know on Twitter your favourite pitches!

Disclaimer: Students are presenting and pitching to the panel of VC judges present at the event. This video is not a general solicitation for funds to online viewers, and is produced for educational and personal purposes only.