Garrett Smallwood, VP of Product for the acclaimed dog-walking app Wag, stops by Draper University to provide is insights on the importance of moving fast in Silicon Valley startups and how to do it right.
Andy Tang, CEO of Draper University and Managing Director of Dragon Draper Fund talks at the Blockchain Connect Conference in San Francisco. He talks about past trends similar to the blockchain and where he thinks blockchain will be in the future.
Kara Goldin is founder and CEO of hint inc., the San Francsico-based company which produces the leading unsweetened flavored water. hint® also recently launched a sunscreen spray that is oxybenzone and paraben-free and scented with hint fruit essence.
Kara has been named among Fortune's Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs and Forbes' 40 Women to Watch Over 40. The Huffington Post listed her as one of six disruptors in business, alongside Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg.
Jesse Damiani is Editor-at-Large of VRScout and the CEO of Galatea, a writing and project management tool for immersive storytelling. He's also Series Editor for Best American Experimental Writing (Wesleyan University Press) and the author of @endless$pectator: The Screens Suite #loliloquy (BlazeVOX, 2017). Other writing can be found on Quartz, IndieWire, and HuffPost.
Jason Calacanis is a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, podcaster and writer. He sits down at Draper University to promote his new book Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000.
Serial entrepreneur, Jeff Hoffman, stops by the Spring 2019 cohort of Draper University to talk his journey through several successful startups, including Priceline.com, as well as his business ventures outside of the tech space, such as working with Eli Roth on an independent horror film and coordinating concerts with NSYNC. Finally, Jeff imparts his keys to success in business and in life and why he thinks that the skillset of an entrepreneur should not just be limited to the business idea you're working on-- it should be used to it's fullest capacity in building an epic life for yourself.
Vechain co-founder and CEO, Sunny Lu, stops by Draper University before the 2019 Vechain summit in San Francisco to talk all things blockchain, including mass adoption, use-cases and how Vechain is the blockchain with the most applications for enterprise use.
Anastasia Crew, the co-founder of Founder's Embassy, sits down with Draper U Entrepreneur-in-residence Courtney Real to discuss her entrepreneurial journey to Silicon Valley, starting up an accelerator designed to induct immigrant founders and how she crafted a supportive and uplifting startup community.
Draper University program director, Juan Acosta sits down with Trip Adler, co-founder, and CEO of subscription reading service, Scribd, to discuss his entrepreneurial journey. Learn about Trip's time at Harvard, his experience in YCombinator's second batch as well as the long iteration process of Scribd.
Dan Smith speaks to Draper University students about common misconceptions and perceptions of sales and salespeople. before explaining the many ways that traditional sales techniques have been disrupted by Software as a Service (SaaS) business models
After 5 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 favorite 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.
Determine what you want your legacy to be and live for it, every day. What do you want to be remembered for across all of the ventures you will undertake in your professional and personal lives? Join us for a half-day series where you’ll hear from some of the business world’s brightest and most diverse minds on what they are doing to live full out, unapologetically. This event is co-sponsored by VaynerX and Draper University.
The Space Tech Summit is a multi year initiative of Draper University, Global Startup Ecosystem and LightSpeed Innovations that brings together hundreds of entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and creatives under one roof to address humanity’s grandest challenges via space technology. The summit also serves to bring key stakeholders that will accelerate both the exploration and commercialization of the Space ecosystem.
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.
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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.
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