Welcome to the Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Podcast! Each episode features wide-ranging discussions with tech's top entrepreneurs, investors, and thought leaders about the most pressing issues facing them and the industry. The conversations were originally recorded as part of the monthly Cornell Tech @ Bloomberg Speaker Series, which convenes students from Cornell Tech, Bloomberg employees, and members of New York’s tech community at Bloomberg’s Global Headquarters in New York City. Now, they're available to you!
In this discussion about the importance of maintaining a personal user experience while scaling a multi-channel e-commerce business, Shan-Lyn Ma talks about breaking into the $300 billion global wedding industry and becoming its fastest-growing company.
Panel on the NYC Venture Capital Landscape with Lerer Hippeau's Eric Hippeau, EXPA's Naveen Selvadurai and FirstMark Capital's Catherine "Kit" Ulrich. In this panel discussion, several of New York’s most successful venture capitalists discuss a range of topics such as how to hire the right types of superheroes to go above and beyond for your brand.
Panel on Women in Venture Capital with Beth Ferreira, Managing Director at FirstMark Capital, Ellie Wheeler, partner at Greycroft and Rebecca Kaden, partner at Union Square Ventures. In this panel discussion, three female VC leaders talk about the New York venture capital landscape and the importance of diversity in a corporate org chart and the obstacles that female founders face.
Panel on The Future of Education & Work with Jake Schwartz, co-founder/CEO of General Assembly, Leah Belsky, VP of global enterprise development at Coursera, and Jeremy Snepar, founder/CEO of New York Code + Design Academy (moderated by Scarlet Fu)
In this panel discussion about how education and business adapt to the changes that technology creates, three entrepreneurs discuss the importance of creativity and adaptability when facing these challenges.
In this discussion about professional motivation and understanding consumer behavior, internet personality and bestselling author Gary Vaynerchuk looks at innovation and entrepreneurship through an unorthodox lens.
Brian S. Cohen, Chairman, New York Angels and Founding Partner, New York Venture Partners (interviewed by Scarlet Fu)
In this discussion about what angel investors look for when choosing to invest and how to project the future ramifications of certain investments, Brian S. Cohen, Chairman of New York Angels and Founding Partner, New York Venture Partners, addresses these subjects head on in a conversation with Scarlet Fu.
Following a screening of the movie "Generation Startup," we chatted with three entrepreneurs (two of whom are featured in the film) - Andrew Yang, Founder of Venture for America (now a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate), Labib Rahman, Product Manager at IPC Systems and Kate Catlin, Founder of Flock - about what it takes to build the next generation of startups.
Panel on Female Entrepreneurship with Nadia Boujarwah, co-founder/CEO of Dia&Co, Brit Morin, co-founder/CEO of Brit + Co and Katia Beauchamp, co-founder/CEO of Birchbox
In this panel discussion about how female entrepreneurs can empower themselves while also building and scaling their businesses, these CEOs offer insights rooted in their own ups and downs.