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Keigo Fukugaki

Architect, Designer, Entrepeneur, BnA株式会社 in Tokyo

Alisaun and Keigo Fukugaki, along with Nina Mehta travel to Tokyo, from San Francisco to bring together the minds of young minds and entrepreneurs to create new ideas for the future of Japan. Starting off in the Bay Area city, the trio expanded and grown over time, creating some amazing memories and new invative ideas with new people. Traveling abroad is their goal to see what is out in the world, and how they can help make it a better place. 

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Bottoms Up

@ VOL 19 ON MAY 11, 2013

Vincent Offermans is an entrepreneur in the video business that started out young and now aims to help youngsters that are starting off early like he did.

Here he shares about his program Proving Grounds, which aims to give young people the training and experience necessary to move forward. 

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20 Tips How to Large a Start-up

@ VOL 9 ON OCT 24, 2013

Valeriy GrabkoPromo-Republic CEO & Founder, presented a brilliant speech on PKN Dnipropetrovsk IT::Start-up Vol. 9 on the topic “20 Tips How to Large a Start-up”.

Based on his own experience he is giving advices connected with "10,000-hour" rule, stop watching TV and Richard Branson.

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Build It Up

@ VOL 7 ON NOV 21, 2013

Nicolò Rabacchi speaks on Build It Up: a non-profit association that aims to promote the entrepreneurial spirit among new generations. The main activity of the organization is to support potential entrepreneurs towards the strategic challenging of their ideas, testing their analysis and introducing them to investors. Thanks to the contacts and the expertise of the association, a team of associates help the entrepeneur draft a strategic business plan to be presented in front of prospective investors.

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How To Start a Business on a Shoestring

@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Louisa Blackmore tells us her journey from lawyer to interior design with lots of practical tips along the way.

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The Startup Bus

@ VOL 1 ON AUG 14, 2014

Nate Cooper takes us for a ride on the Start Up Bus! 

Apps, programs and comics, oh my!

Going into depth about the features of how the competition helps people connect and work on creating their own businesses. 

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Startups and life itself

@ VOL 2 ON FEB 20, 2015

How building a startup is a lot like tackling life itself. Kimberly Larsen talks about the struggle and pleasure of starting a company. She also explores her childhood as a troubled teen.

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StartingBlock Madison - A New Place for Startups and Thinkers to Collide and Cooperate

@ VOL 16 ON FEB 18, 2016

Speaker Chandra Miller Fienen gives an overview of the StartingBlock Madison project. Opening in 2017, StartingBlock will provide a new place for area entrepreneurs and community to learn, build, hack, and grow successful businesses and next-generation thinkers.

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Art to Industry: Stumbling into the Business World and Sticking the Landing

@ VOL 18 ON AUG 24, 2016

When you're an artist, one of the biggest challenges when starting out is navigating the business of selling your art. Eventually a paradigm shift happens and the effort becomes making an art out of working your business. Sculptor and entrepreneur Alisa Toninato has found some reconciliation with the often stressful transition of being creative and makeing a living from her craft. The key to a successful career in the arts might have less to do with writing a buisness plan, and more about tenaciously defining your passion. Alisa will bring us through her story as an artist running a production company, and how she ended up in the cookware industry.

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10 Ways the Universe Tested our Partnership before Telling Us to Start a Business

@ VOL 20 ON AUG 04, 2018

Over the span of their decade-plus partnership Matt and Katherine Webb have encountered many challenging situations, many of them self-imposed. In their presentation they talk about how these challenges ultimately taught them how to become better partners, which is good, because their current challenge is spending 24 hours a day sharing a home, design studio, and raising two kids.