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Live conversations from Stanford with tech innovators and changemakers that will inspire your inner-entrepreneur.

When: Wednesdays, 4:30 - 5:20 pm

Where: YouTube Livestream

Audience: Open to the public

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Jessica Norwood, Founder, RUNWAY Rodney Sampson, Executive Chairman & CEO, Opportunity Hub (OHUB)

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30PM PT on Wednesday, October 28. Jessica Norwood is the founder of RUNWAY, an organization that uses entrepreneurship to close the wealth gap in Black communities by providing pre-seed and friends-and-family capital to fund Black-owned companies. A financial activist and social entrepreneur, Norwood is a Center for Economic Democracy fellow, a lifelong fellow of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University and Southern University College of Business, the Political Power Fellow…

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Jessica Norwood

Jessica Norwood

Rodney Sampson

Rodney Sampson

Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Ravi Mhatre, Founding Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30PM PT on Wednesday, November 4. In 1999, Ravi Mhatre founded Lightspeed Venture Partners, a VC firm that has focused on enterprise IT, mobile, and internet and cloud-based services and applications. The firm’s investments have since spurred more than a dozen companies to acquisition and five to IPO. Recently, Mhatre has broadened his horizons to invest in consumer businesses like Cheddar and Stitch Fix. Before entering venture capital, Mhatre ran a product management…

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Ravi Mhatre
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Sarah Friar, CEO, Nextdoor

View the livestream on YouTube starting at 4:30PM PT on Wednesday, November 11. In December 2018, Sarah Friar was named CEO of Nextdoor, the world’s largest private social network for neighborhoods. Prior to leading Nextdoor, she was CFO of Square and SVP of Finance & Strategy at Salesforce. She also held executive roles at Goldman Sachs, as well as leadership positions at McKinsey in both London and South Africa. She serves on the boards of Walmart and Slack, and is…

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Sarah Friar