Techstars Partner Summit 2020 Techstars Partner Summit 2020

Panel

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Panel & Deep Dive Roundtable Discussion: Emerging Models of Corporate Venture Funding
Laila Partridge
Laila Partridge
STANLEY + Techstars Accelerator, Managing Director
David Horowitz
David Horowitz
Touchdown Ventures, Founder and CEO
Dina Routhier
Dina Routhier
Stanley Ventures, Managing Director

Engaging with innovation is challenging. How do you think about startups as investment opportunities, a source for new sales opportunities, and market insight into disruptive technologies and business models? This panel will explore the various ways in which to engage with the startup community with both internal and external resources.

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Panel & Deep Dive Roundtable Discussion: How can corporations better engage their local startup communities?
Chris Heivly
Chris Heivly
Techstars, Techstars Senior Vice President for Ecosystem Development
Maury Wolfe
Maury Wolfe
Cox Enterprises, AVP, Corporate Social Responsibility and Public Affairs
Tony Smoke
Tony Smoke
Alabama Power Company, Senior Vice President Marketing and Economic Development

Participants in this panel will discuss their experience developing and nurturing startup communities, with best practices learned and pitfalls to avoid. After the panel ends, attendees will have the opportunity to discuss their unique challenges and opportunities with the session leaders in a deep dive roundtable format. 

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Panel & Deep Dive Roundtable Discussion: Changing the World Through Mentorship: Best Practices for All-Star Mentorship
Danielle Cohn
Danielle Cohn
Comcast NBCUniversal, Vice President, Startup Engagement Head of LIFT Labs
Lesa Mitchell
Lesa Mitchell
Techstars Kansas City Accelerator, Managing Director
Stephen Ajayi
Stephen Ajayi
YearOne, CEO

There’s a two-way knowledge sharing that happens when professionals of such different organizations come together. Mentors have a tangible impact on all types of entrepreneurs, from creative college students, to aspiring founders, to early-stage startups in our accelerators. In this panel and roundtable discussion, you will learn from all-star mentors who will dive into how to make the most of your mentor relationships.

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Panel & Deep Dive Roundtable Discussion: Creating an Inclusive Fundraising Experience
Hilla Ovil-Brenner
Hilla Ovil-Brenner
Techstars Tel Aviv Accelerator, Managing Director
Barry Givens
Barry Givens
Cox Enterprises Social Impact Accelerator Powered by Techstars, Managing Director

How can investment decision makers better serve and finance underestimated founders? This panel and corresponding roundtable discussion will focus on practical steps corporate investors and M&A leads can take today to increase inclusivity.  

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Panel & Deep Dive Roundtable Discussion: Supporting Founder Success At Scale - Best Practices from our Global Network Partners
Laura Kennedy
Laura Kennedy
Techstars, VP Business & Corporate Development
Jesse Bardo
Jesse Bardo
Silicon Valley Bank, Director, Early Stage Practice
Sara Itucas
Sara Itucas
Legalpad (Techstars Seattle 2018), COO & Co-founder
Jason Scott
Jason Scott
Google, Head of Startup Developer Ecosystem

What does it take to support hundreds of founders from across Techstars Mentorship-Driven Accelerator programs? Techstars Global Network Partners not only provide subject matter expertise, both business and technical, but also help connect founders to resources that support startup growth. In this panel and roundtable discussion, you will learn about founders’ most pressing needs, different approaches for providing support at scale, and how giving first paves the way for success.


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