I’m frequently asked to speak about entrepreneurship, best-practices for startups, business plans, and raising investment capital.


Salmagundi Club

Honored to be asked to deliver a 7-minute “PechaKucha” presentation about my career path, to an audience of Bennington College alumni!

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TEDxFultonStreet 2014 (“Chrysalis”)

As the event licensee, organizer, and Executive Producer, I also hosted most of the sessions of TEDxFultonStreet 2014, my first TEDx event.   Here are the presenters from TEDxFultonStreet 2014 (“Chrysalis”): NOTE: photos are subject to Creative Commons license, non-commercial, non-derivative, attribution.     Watch the 3-Minute Recap Video All talks from TEDxFultonStreet 2014... read more

New York Entrepreneurship Week

I was invited to speak about small business ownership – especially structuring equity partnerships and managing technical teams in startups – at this week-long series of seminars. Entrepreneurship Week takes place in many cities around the country, and this particular event used Mercy College as its... read more

NFTE Semi-Finals

The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) invited me to serve as a judge and panelist at this event, where youths from around the city competed in a business plan pitch contest. ┬áIt was a pleasure and an honor to see the aspiring bright stars of tomorrow, and to help guide them on their... read more

“Sharkette Tank” Panelist at OwnIt Ventures

Melissa Gasnick-Cloeter invited me to be a panelist for the “Sharkette Tank” at her annual “OwnIt Ventures” conference for women entrepreneurs. I was joined by Alicia Syrett [Pantegrion Capital] and Elizabeth Sigety [Fox Rothchild], and together we shared insights to the mind of investors, for an auditorium of hundreds of... read more