Welcome to #SVC2020
Discussion moderated by Skip Descant. Skip will interview Micah Kotch the MD of URBAN-X, a New York City accelerator which invests $100,000 per URBAN tech startup.
Businesses are created for several reasons, amongst which; profit, creating value for shareholders and benefiting the lives of others are paramount. These leaders are more preoccupied with improving lives and situations.
“How to 10X - 20X Your Life & Business.” Expand your capacity to achieve more. The above average Joe will be satisfied to think outside the proverbial box in order to achieve 10X more; Naveen Jain literally thinks 20X plus and more. Moon Express is the only company in the world with permission to harvest resources from the Moon. Viome’s goal is to “make illness optional.”
A discussion about the art and science of foretelling companies which are positioned to last for at least a century. The intention is for the reader to identify, or be equipped with pattern recognition skills. A recent study by McKinsey found that the average lifespan of S&P 500 companies in 1958 was 61 years. The study also believes by 2027, 75% of the companies quoted on S&P 500 will disappear. "Predicting The Next 100 Year Corporations" features 12 companies it believes will celebrate at least 100 years in business.
Discussing venture funding during a pandemic. VC for first time entrepreneurs. The State of Unicorns. How VC will change in the coming years etc. Moderated by Zacary Sherman.
An enlightening discussion which examines why, and what make leaders take decisions which turn out to be really successful or woefully disastrous. For example, how did Apple come back from the brink of bankruptcy? How did Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix see the future and decide to disrupt Netflix from DVDs to a SaaS model, but Blockbuster missed it?
If there is a topic which remotely encapsulates “The Future of Things to Come,” it is AI & ML.
Hopefully this panel will motivate you as you decide your next chapter. If you’ve ever wanted to quit your job, but you didn’t or couldn’t, this panel is for you. Moderated by Shayne Veramallay.
Alex Mashinsky’s 1994 foundational patent form the foundation of VoIP technology which makes Skype, FaceTime Audio, and WhatApps calls possible. He’s currently working on MoiP; Money over Internet Protocol. Moderated by Fred Bucher.
In the midst of a pandemic and recession which is bordering a depression, COVID-19 imposed “The Future of Work” 10 years sooner than expected. This is a panel you cannot afford to miss. Millions are out of work, invest in your future; learn how to do well on virtual interviews, how to get noticed and much more.