Connecting the DC Cyber & Blockchain Communities

Connecting the DC Cyber & Blockchain Communities

Brian Park is a startup evangelist, advisor, and angel investor. He is the director for Startup Grind DC and Managing Director at the SparkLabs Cyber+Blockchain (formerly Fishbowl Labs), which is the premiere startup accelerator in the Washington DC area.

He … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Quickcheck.ng

Startup Spotlight – Quickcheck.ng

QuickCheck is a modern app-based lending platform that provides instant short term loans that are non collateral based. We save our users the boring paper work associated with traditional loan establishments. With QuickCheck you can take loans anytime anywhere anyday. … Keep Reading »

Building the Africa Fintech Ecosystem

Building the Africa Fintech Ecosystem

Leland Rice is the co-founder and CEO of Dedalus Global, an investment advisory firm focusing on emerging markets and emerging technologies. Chairment of the African Fintech Summit, is a global initiative to bring the issues, entrepreneurs, and opportunities revolutionizing finance … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Cronometer

Startup Spotlight – Cronometer

CRON-O-Meter is a popular online diary for tracking your diet, exercise, and other health related information. We have a whole-food database that tracks over 60+ micronutrients, and support for specialized diets (ketogenic, paleo, vegan). The app can also sync nutrition … Keep Reading »

Huntsville, Alabama’s Innovation Hub

Huntsville, Alabama’s Innovation Hub

Toni Eberhart serves as Executive Director for Alabama’s leading non-profit ideation accelerator, Urban Engine. Toni’s past achievements focus on economic impact primarily within the Southeast Region of the United States spanning across diverse industries such as medicine, energy infrastructure, higher … Keep Reading »

The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

The Madison, Wisconsin Startup Ecosystem

Scott Resnick is a founder and Entrepreneur in Residence of StartingBlock Madison, a 50,000 sq foot entrepreneurial hub opened in 2018. StartingBlock connects startups to corporate partners clustered in the healthcare, manufacturing, insurance and gaming industries, and provides links to … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

Startup Spotlight – Bingli

BINGLI is world’s first smart consultation preparation app.

BINGLI interviews the patient in a smart way ahead of the consultation so symptoms are accurately communicated to the doctor. The patient is better prepared and the doctor wins’ valuable time and … Keep Reading »

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

Cédric Giorgi is the Director of Experience Design for SIGFOX, who’s building a global LPWAN wireless network for the Internet of Things. Before that, Cédric was the co-founder of Cookening, founded in 2012 and sold in 2015, a global marketplace … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

Startup Spotlight – WeBio

WeBio is aiming to shape the future of Bioprinting and to change the lives of millions. The team is based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For more information visit https://www.webio.tech… Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – flx

Startup Spotlight – flx

flx is a private shuttle service for your daily home-to-work journeys. Spend less of your life on the road, sitting in traffic. With flx you get more time to spend on the activities you love, with the people you love.… Keep Reading »

The $25M Alabama Futures Fund

The $25M Alabama Futures Fund

Matt Hottle is a Partner at Redhawk Advisory and and Principle of the Alabama Futures Fund. The Fund seeks to be the first significant investment in an early-stage venture that can reach attainable milestones leading to series A financing within … Keep Reading »

Startup Spotlight – Lucy.ng

Startup Spotlight – Lucy.ng

Lucy is an e-commerce, wholesale and retail technology company that provides business-to-consumer and business-to-business sales of personalized products and branded merchandise online. They are the convenient alternative in a billion dollar niche market that is currently 97% brick and mortar … Keep Reading »

Unifying the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem

Unifying the Caribbean Startup Ecosystem

The session is a preview of a Roundtable Discussion from Latin America day of The Global Startup Summit, our upcoming 7 day Virtual Conference featuring 35 expert speakers from around the world. Host Andrew Berkowitz is joined on the panel … Keep Reading »

Building an African Fintech Scaleup

Building an African Fintech Scaleup

Mike Quinn is the CEO of Zoona, A Zambian born money transfer service. Zoona charges money senders between two and eight percent per transaction, with the recipient not being charged for a cash-out. Building money transfer networks across its markets, Zoona … Keep Reading »

Blockchain for Africa with Yele Bademosi

Blockchain for Africa with Yele Bademosi

Yele Bademosi is a Director at Binance Labs a fund and initiative to incubate, invest and empower top blockchain and cryptocurrency entrepreneurs, projects, and communities.

Yele is Focused on developing the blockchain ecosystem in Africa, as well as sourcing/investing in blockchain projects and … Keep Reading »

Lambda School’s Austen Allred on the future of education

Lambda School’s Austen Allred on the future of education

Austen Allred is the CEO and Co-Founder of Lambda School. Lambda School trains people online to be software engineers at no up-front cost. Instead of paying tuition, students can agree to pay a percentage of their income after they’re employed, and only … Keep Reading »

The $300M fund investing in Midwest startups

The $300M fund investing in Midwest startups

Chris Olsen is the Cofounder and Partner at Drive Capital. Chris started Drive Capital in 2012 after serving as a partner at Sequoia Capital for six years, where he focused s investments in growth stage opportunities. Chris and his cofounding … Keep Reading »