The New Value Movement #futureofmoney

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Video interview with Joe Johnston, CoFounder & CEO of Connect.Me, a new reputation and people discovery network. Connect.Me is creating a consolidated platform for social verification and trust in P2P and freelance economies. In 2011, Connect.Me won the prestigious Privacy Award from the European Identity Conference for its groundbreaking trust framework and business model. Previous to Connect.Me, Joe co-founded Popcast, the first P2P video broadcasting network, acquired by VideoEgg (SAY Media). Joe has also served as a consultant and advisor for startups, nonprofits and Fortune 500 companies including, GE, Limited Brands, and Interscope Records. You can find Joe & on Twitter @joejohnston

Joe talks about & the story behind creating the site & the purpose behind building trusted networks.  Discovery through your social graph!  He also spoke about obtaining funding for the startup.  They obtained angel funding the bulk of which came from Seattle & Swisscom (the only startup in a seed round).  He spoke about the challenges of pitching their business.  He spoke about how much leg work & practice goes into raising a round!  He gave a few tips to become more successful at getting funded.  Get feedback!

The New Value Movement Panel @Future of Money & Technology Conference: Dan Robles, The Ingenesist Project; Joe Johnson,; Patrick Murck, Engage Legal w moderator Dr Amy Vanderbilt,

Mobile panel @Future of Money & Technology Conference w Vincent Kadar, Telepin & Chris Battles, Intuit & Steve Schultz, Pageonce & Ray Ramilosa, Boku with Tom Krazit, GigaOm moderator.

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Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members. She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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