startups

09Mar

Wharton Social Impact Conference 2015 #socialimpactwhartonsf

Wharton Social Impact Conference is happening again March 19 @Wharton Business School, 6th Floor, 2 Harrison St, San Francisco.   You can buy tickets here.  This is a student run conference & really informative. You can view feedback from last year’s attendees who were very enthusiastic on video below.  Top […]


06Mar

Discount 20% TheStartupConference 2015

Its on again on May 14, 2015 in Redwood City: the 7th edition of the Startup Conference.  Sign up now for 20% discount off all tickets using the code ‘pemo’. With close to 2,000 entrepreneurs, the Startup Conference is one of the largest conferences in Silicon Valley for starting your startup, […]


09Feb

Randy Komisar, Partner KPCB: Harness the Greed of Business to Accomplish Prosperity

Randy Komisar, Partner Kleiner Perkins talks about Business Models: I can’t imagine divorcing my values & principles from my work.  Business in the final analysis is simply a tool by which we achieve some good.  We achieve good for our customers, we achieve good for our employees & hopefully we […]


06Feb

Randy Komisar, KPCB: You Can’t Make Change from the Outside You’ve Got to do it from the Inside

Randy Komisar, Partner Kleiner Perkins spent his youth working in the public sector & nonprofit sector. He was raised in a house where he learnt to buy low & sell high really well: he was a good businessman. He fought all those instincts to try & follow more of a […]


04Feb

Randy Komisar, Partner Kleiner Perkins: Investors have to Marry their Mission to Outsize Returns

Randy Komisar, Partner Kleiner Perkins speaks about venture capital @Investors Circle Spring Forum.  As much as the individuals @KPCB may be mission driven, they have to marry mission to outsize returns. Scale is a very important part of what he has to do every day as he sorts through opportunity […]


03Feb

Randy Komisar, KPCB: Capital Looks for the Easiest Way Out

Randy Komisar, Partner KPCB speaks about Scale @Investors Circle Spring Forum. Everything in our business schools, trade press & investment communities suggest that Scale is the only thing worth investing in. He feels that is a huge mistake. He feels it is ingrained into our financial & business cultures & […]


26Jan

Charles Hudson, SoftTechVC: Funding 101

Charles Hudson, SoftTechVC gave a great talk on Funding 101. Everything you need to know about funding so listen & learn!  


14Oct

Robert Scoble led NoPanels with NoKeynote #nopanels

Robert Scoble led NoPanels Summer 2014 with NoKeynote.  Fabulous talk – in fact it had a momentum all of its own! Robert was also kind enough to give me a quick interview after the talk.  (I got reprimanded!)   [embedt]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0GbgAnFh5Gw[/embedt]  


02Dec

Fireside Chat with Paul Graham, YCombinator & more #gmic

We covered GMIC Summit a few weeks back & filmed a couple of fireside chats with big names in the technology startup world. Fireside chat with Paul Graham, Founder YCombinator   Martin Lau, President Tencent Pavel Durov, Founder/CEO VK & Telegram Mark Shuttleworth, Founder/VP Product Strategy Ubuntu & Canonical Related […]


30Nov

Angels Best Practices #SmartMoneySV

We had a great Angel Roundtable @Smart$Money in Silicon Valley on Angels Best Practices.  It was moderated by Robert Scoble, Scobleizer & speakers were Jeff Pulver, Investor; Zohar Levkovitz, CoFounder Amobee; Bill Reichert, Managing Director  Garage Ventures; Wayne Sutton, Founder PitchTo; Neal Strickberger, Angel Investor; Prashant Shah, Board of Directors […]