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Health Startups Pitch LIVE! Thursday, Jan. 12 at 7:00pm PST / 10:00pm EST
Join me and Health2047, the American Medical Association’s incubator and venture fund, as startups pitch their breakthrough technologies. Participate with questions and feedback in the chat stream!
Go to BizStart.Live (or BizStartLive.com)
PITCH: Get your foot in the door! Startups pitch to investors with live audience participation
SHARE: Learn how to get to the next level from experienced entrepreneurs. Ask questions in the chat-stream
HASH: Brainstorm your biz ideas with investors and biz experts in these “open mic” sessions
LEARN: Find out about investment and startup opportunities in markets you may have overlooked
This is a highlight reel of sorts, recapping January. Since I haven’t been on social media much this year, I thought it would fun to revisit and share, month-by-month….Read More
I haven’t written a blog post in ages. (No,really, it’s been over decade.) Mostly because… well… um… does anyone read blogs anymore? And, even if people do still read…Read More
With the audience we were able to explain directly why they should sign up to my2be… I was able to get real time feedback on the product from potential users and was asked questions that I had already considered and some that I hadn’t which will help me refine my pitch going forward… I look forward to participating again…
Special thanks to Jennifer Hopp for setting up this wonderful opportunity and to guest investor Charles Hudson for his genuine enthusiasm to participate and his helpful feedback. It was a great experience getting to tell you and the audience about my company and our vision and have immediate interaction and insight.
Being based in London, it’s amazing to have the opportunity to access to the West Coast startup ecosystem. Being based there isn’t necessarily right for all new businesses, but we believe it’s key to get your foot in the door and Jennifer has given us this opportunity.
Last year, I started live streaming as a simple project to help more startups gain access to investors and experienced entrepreneurs. BizStart.Live, as I called it, quickly took on a life of it’s own and became the first live, Shark Tank like, recurring broadcast. I paused the show while the software company I founded was going through acquisition, but will be launching in an entirely new format very soon!
The best place to connect with me is on Instagram, in the Stories section. Occasionally, I post random thoughts in the “blog” on this site as well.
This is where I live on social media. Open to all – come on in and have some fun!
If we’ve met in person in a social setting, feel free to send a request, but I promise you, my feed is boring.
Check out my Bio/CV here. If we’ve talked biz, send me an invite.
Twitter still exists? Those over 50 can still connect with me here… I think.
Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision. - Peter Drucker
A thinker sees his own actions as experiments and questions--as attempts to find out something. Success and failure are for him answers above all. - Friedrich Nietzsche
This is a highlight reel of sorts, recapping January….
I haven’t written a blog post in ages. (No,really,…