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458th Roundtable Recording on September 26, 2019: With Alok Nandan, Emergent Ventures

Posted on Friday, Sep 27th 2019

In case you missed it, you can listen to the recording here:

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Roundtable Recap: September 26 – A Discussion on Explainable AI

Posted on Thursday, Sep 26th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Alok Nandan of Emergent Ventures. We had an interesting conversation about explainable AI in the context of his fund’s investment focus.

Wishbook

Also, Arvind Saraf from Surat, India, pitched Wishbook, a marketplace for the fashion vertical in India. The sector is largely unorganized with hundreds of thousands of retailers, wholesellers, distributors and little penetration of modern technology. Arvind has validated parts of his hypothesis and his business is already generating revenue.

You can listen to the recording of this roundtable here:

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457th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Rodrigo Baer, Redpoint eventures

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 25th 2019

Rodrigo Baer, Partner at Redpoint eventures, Brazil, provides a very interesting overview of his firm and what’s happening in the Brazilian ecosystem.

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457th Roundtable Recording on September 19, 2019: With Rodrigo Baer, Redpoint eventures

Posted on Saturday, Sep 21st 2019

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September 26 – 458th 1Mby1M Mentoring Roundtable for Entrepreneurs

Posted on Friday, Sep 20th 2019

Entrepreneurs are invited to the 458th FREE online 1Mby1M mentoring roundtable on Thursday, September 26, 2019, at 8 a.m. PDT/11 a.m. EDT/5 p.m. CEST/8:30 p.m. India IST.

If you are a serious entrepreneur, register to “pitch” and sell your business idea. You’ll receive straightforward feedback, advice on next steps, and answers to any of your questions. Others can register to “attend” to watch, learn, and interact through the online chat.

You can learn more here and register to pitch or attend here. Register and you will receive the recording by email, even if you are unable to attend. Please share with any entrepreneurs in your circle who may be interested. All are welcome!

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Roundtable Recap: September 19 – Startups Spanning Brazil, Egypt, India and Silicon Valley

Posted on Friday, Sep 20th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had as our guest Rodrigo Baer, Partner at Redpoint eventures, Brazil. Rodrigo provided a very interesting overview of his firm and what’s happening in the Brazilian eco-system.

ORBAI

Up first we had Brent Oster from Gilroy, California, pitching ORBAI, an AI startup.

Fikra Kids

Then, Mohammed Talaat from Cairo, Egypt, pitched Fikra Kids, an EdTech venture.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Rahul Chandra of Unitary Helion Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Thursday, Sep 12th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Rahul Chandra was recorded on July 2019.

Rahul Chandra, Managing Director at Unitary Helion Ventures, provides an excellent overview of the opportunity around India’s next 400 million consumers.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about yourself and about Unitary Helion. What are you investing in? What is the investment thesis?

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Deepen Parikh of Courtside Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Friday, Aug 30th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Deepen Parikh was recorded in May 2019.

Deepen Parikh is Partner at Courtside Ventures, a firm focused on investing in sports-related ventures. He provides a fascinating window into a little-discussed sector.

Sramana Mitra: Let’s start by having you introduce yourself and Courtside Ventures to our audience.

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450th 1Mby1M Entrepreneurship Podcast With Rahul Chandra, Unitary Helion Ventures

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 27th 2019

Rahul Chandra, Managing Director at Unitary Helion Ventures, provides an excellent overview of the opportunity around India’s next 400 million consumers.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Alain le Loux of Cottonwood Technology Fund (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Aug 26th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Alain le Loux was recorded on July 2019.

Alain le Loux is General Partner at Cottonwood Technology Fund. The firm invests in hardcore technology startups in Northern Europe and the Southwest of the United States.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Luis Gutierrez Roy of Telegraph Hill Capital (Part 1)

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 21st 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Luis Gutierrez Roy was recorded in July 2019.

Luis Gutierrez Roy, Managing General Partner of Telegraph Hill Capital, discusses his firms’ investment thesis. The fund provides Spanish limited partners access to investment opportunities in the US and Europe.

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Roundtable Recap: August 8 – An Innovative Take on VC Funding

Posted on Friday, Aug 9th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had Jonathan Nelson, CEO, Founder at Hackers/Founders, and Managing Director of Hack Fund V. Jonathan discussed an innovative take his fund is taking on VC funding.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Nnamdi Okike of 645 Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Saturday, Aug 3rd 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Nnamdi Okike was recorded in June 2019.

Nnamdi Okike is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at 645 Ventures. We have an excellent conversation about trends and his firm’s investment thesis.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about 645 Ventures and your journey a little bit so we get to know you.

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1Mby1M Virtual Accelerator Investor Forum: With Francis Simisim of Original Pitch Ventures (Part 1)

Posted on Monday, Jul 29th 2019

Responding to a popular request, we are now sharing transcripts of our investor podcast interviews in this new series. The following interview with Francis Simisim was recorded in June 2019.

Francis Simisim is Partner at Original Pitch Venture Capital based in the Philippines. We had a very good discussion on how that ecosystem is developing.

Sramana Mitra: Tell us about yourself as well as Original Pitch Ventures.

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Roundtable Recap: July 25 – Deep Dive into FinTech Investing

Posted on Thursday, Jul 25th 2019

During this week’s roundtable, we had Doug Atkin, Managing Partner at Communitas Capital Partners, as our guest. Doug has extensive experience in FinTech and this conversation explored the nuances of that sector.

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