Pera Presents: A conversational interview show with exceptional people from the walks of Film, Business, Sports, Politics, Tech, Investing, and much more. In this show you will hear from some of the best in the world at what they do, and learn about who they are at a personal level. Expect favorite books, quotes, movies, podcasts, training regimens, health tips, etc.Un salud cordial, and remember: it's all searchable on Podsource.org
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Welcome, Andrew Yang, Democratic Candidate for President of the Joe Rogan - in this episode you’ll learn about his BIG THREE policies (including Universal Basic Income) which he believes will push the USA forward. Andrew is the author of The War on Normal People which discusses how AI will lead to great labor automation and unemployment. Previously, Andrew was Founder of Venture for America, an organization that recruits and trains top college graduates to start-ups and early-stage companies.
Enormous thanks to Seva Exchange | and the wonderful Anitha Beberg | Anitha Beberg for hosting this amazing fundraiser in Silicon Valley .
Whether you are Democrat, Republican, or otherwise, Andrew comes from a place of bipartisanship on topics that wll influence us all. If you care about the future, he deserves your ears, if even for a little. Not to mention - he’s a hilarious gent. Thanks to all! Please Review and Subscribe. Cheers
PS: Check out the RIDICULOUS promise I made (🌊🚴♀️🥶) at the 1:15 mark. I am grateful for any shares and reviews you can manage. Happy Holidays!
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Mobilized by SC Moatti ,
Crossing the Chasm by Geoffrey Moore ,
Enneagram Test ,
First Break All The Rules by Marcus Buckingham ,
Today on Through the Wire I bring you SC Moatti. SC is an author entrepreneur, investor, and founding partner of Mighty Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital fund. Previously, she built tools at Facebook, Nokia and Electronic Arts, and has translated her experiences into an investment firm that focuses on making products that count…. Apparently, she’s good at it, as Andrew Chen, one of Uber’s top executives says, “SC is a genius at making mobile products people love.”
This conversation was diverse. It touched upon the entrepreneurial crossroads of art and science, the dangerous beauty of social media, building worldly products, and much more… I hope you enjoy this conversation and check in with her work and at Mighty Capital.
5:00 - The Scientific Approach vs the Artistic Approach
10:00 - Social Equality
17:00 - Mighty Capital
25:00 - Building a Company
Products That Count - Twitter
“Invest in Yourself” - Andy Rivera:
Andy Rivera is a Brooklyn based success coach with a focus on empowering boss women to live ambitious and purpose-driven lives. Andy is a deeply thoughtful person with the rare talent of aligning her ambitions with helping others. A victim of natural disaster, Andy moved to New York City and launched her successful business, Life of a Boss. Andy is a wealth of wisdom and is one of those energizing people to be around. I’ve listened to this conversation on multiple occasions, and each time I come out of it feeling energized, optimistic and have learned something new.
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This conversation is wide-ranging and stems from philosophy into self-development with book suggestions, life hacks and her favorite words to live by.
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Professor Selena Bartlett is a Group Leader in Neuroscience and Obesity at the Translational Research Institute at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation and a Research Capacity Building Professor in the School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Health, QUT. Dr Bartlett is the CEO and Founder of MiGFiT Inc, a QUT Bluebox start-up spun out her research lab that is focussed on retraining mindset for emotional eating fitness. The biggest problem in diets that fail. She won the Outstanding Achievement Award and the Biotech Research Award and was an Ambassador for the Women in Technology organization. Professor Bartlett recently launched three books to raise awareness and education of the role of the sugar addiction in stress and the development of obesity. She presented a TEDx talk about the brain fitness and neuroplasticity revolution underway and the brain vitality index mobile app. She gives public lectures to organizations, governments, Universities and schools to raise awareness of the importance of brain fitness to health and vitality.
I wish this episode were longer. Sonia Hunt is a speaker, author, entrepreneur, marketing expert, and my part-time guru (stop laughing Sonia.) It's been nine months since we recorded this at the Igniter Conference in Silicon Valley, but I pick up something new every time I listen to her. Thank you Sonia for being an excellent friend and for taking the time just after stepping off the stage. You can follow her through my account @jeremy.streich or search for @soniahunt on Twitter and Instagram. Share this episode enough times and maybe she'll come back for a longer round two. Enjoy, Sonia Hunt
MICK is a Brooklyn-based multi-talented creative with influential footprints internationally – from New York to LA, Davos to Cannes, and London to Tokyo. He is a DJ, style influencer, tech investor, inspirational speaker, music curator and brand consultant.
Inc Magazine referred to MICK as a “combination of Gary Vaynerchuk and Questlove.” His musical credits include remix projects with Grammy nominated Leon Bridges, hip-hop legend Busta Rhymes and cultural icon Adele.
MICK has spun private events for some of the world’s most prominent celebrities, brands, tech companies and philanthropic organizations including Bravo, Entertainment Weekly, Fast Company, Hillary Clinton, HBO, Instagram, Jay Z, Jimmy Kimmel, LeBron James, Michelle Obama, Miguel, Misty Copeland, NBC, Pencils Of Promise, Prince, Rihanna, Samsung, Sotheby’s, Spike Lee, Spotify, Steph Curry, Twitter, and Vanity Fair.
Known for his social media influence, MICK has collaborated with brands such as Airbnb, Beats By Dre, Cadillac, Coveteur, Diesel, GQ, Omega, and Volvo. MICK also speaks globally on the topics of creativity, cuture, and personal branding to conferences, organizations, and universities. Clients include Alibaba, Cannes Lions, Harvard, Influence Orbis, MasterCard, MIT, Stanford, Twitter, and Walmart.
As a digital and social entrepreneur, MICK invests and consults with a wide array of start ups and early stage companies. Investments include Anchor (recently acquired by Spotify), Backdrop, Barber Surgeon’s Guild, Dot Dot Dash, Localeur, and Winc.
Tom Marcoux is a CEO, Author, Speaker, Feature Film Director, and Spoken Word Strategist. Tom is currently a guest lecturer at Stanford University and leads teams in U.K., India, USA (IBM, Sun MicroSystems...).Tom has also written over 50 books. Yes, that's not a typo. Fifty. The man has a way with words; I'm excited to get him on for longer in the future.
Enjoy this insightful espresso on speaking.
In this short interview, Kartik teaches us why Technological Deflation and Quantitative Easing are critical in the modern economy, and how they are shaping the future. If you are interested reading more from Kartik, the link to his PDF can be found at https://atom.singularity2050.com/
ATOM: The Accelerating TechnonOmic Medium includes...
Accelerating, exponential technological progress
-Technological disruption, and its social and economic impact
-How artificial intelligence and robotics are affecting employment
-Why most mainstream economists are unable to measure the economic impact of technology
-Navigating the next recession/financial crisis
-Creating a dynamic safety net that replaces outdated government programs, and is simultaneously the destination of central bank easing
-A path towards the gradual elimination of all income tax
-How to harness technological forces for yourself
Anthony Jackson and Jeremy Capdevielle run one of the first social arts companies. As a creative person, I love this concept and think what they are doing is extremely valuable, and important. They work with multicultural teams stretching frontiers of leadership and development by bringing workplace based experiences. As we move closer to becoming a Global Village, social-emotional intelligence, intercultural awareness, and mutual understanding are the key ingredient to not just coexisting, but to living.
Also, "we make really cool shit." #Truth #AJspeaks
Seva Exchange is reinventing volunteerism. As a B corporation, their mission is to connect, motivate and retain valuable volunteers for community-minded organizations. SEVA is an official spin-off of Timebanks.org, the organization that pioneered giving volunteers time credits redeemable for reciprocal volunteer help.
If you know of Dr. Edgar Cahn's work, you'll dig this conversation. Anitha is kind and driven; just the person to lead the time banking charge
This episode Welcomes Treasurer Kurt Summers, a native Chicagoan raised by a family and community of people who, as he says “refused to let him fail.” As you’ll hear, Kurt started his career in the private sector, but he was drawn to public service and has since served under politicians like Bobby Rush, led the bid for Chicago to host the Olympics, and as Chief of Staff in the Illinois Governor’s office.
As Treasurer of Chicago, Kurt’s office manages an 8 billion dollar fund and is championing a new financial Philosophy, called ESG Investing, that is endeavors to change the world, the environment, and society for the better. Loved sitting down with Kurt and stay tuned as his story takes you through the heart of one of the Great American Cities. Treasurer of Chicago, Kurt Summers.
Soren Bested is a serial entrepreneur with a track record of turning ideas into successful businesses, Soren has served as COO, CRO, CPO and CTO and GM for organizations ranging from 10 to 1,800 employees. He co-founded CordLife and was instrumental in its IPO. Soren has spent the past decade in FinTech creating and implementing services for financial institutions in North America and Europe and has deep industry and technical knowledge.
Sorre currently serves as the CRO of Agent IQ, a Fintech company on a mission to return humanity back to banking. As you'll quickly tell, Soren is a special kind of leader and I liked him immediately. His passion for integrity and commitment to helping individuals across the world is humbling and impressive.
Please enjoy, Soren Bested.
Greetings amigos, this episode brings you Lawyer, Venture Capitalist, and Founder, Peter Crane. As you’ll quickly recognize, Peter is not your average; though starting out as a trial lawyer, Peter made a brilliant string of unconventional investments that springboarded him into a life of Venture Capital. And as far as Peter Crane, the human, goes: well he’s a rare breed and I love it.
Kar Dhillon is the Director Of Business Development at 6x7 Networks, Director of Startup Grind - Berkeley, and the Executive Director Paladin Partners. Kar has made a career out of calculated decision making and has proven how important communication is in high-pressure environments. ATTN startups🚨🚨 Kar and his partners at Paladin are accepting a limited number of pitches from new clients. if you want to scale your company, these guys are the Swiss Guard of Startup.
If you would like for Kar and I to get together for a longer conversation, make sure to let us know on Social media and tap SUBSCRIBE
Ben Bartlett is the former Vice Mayor of Berkeley, an environmental lawyer, and a respected community leader with forward thinking ideals. His mission is a noble one, to deliver innovation, expand opportunity, and protect our planet. More recently, Ben’s interests have shifted into deeper technologies, like Micro-Bonds, that have the potential to create social and environmental good.
EDIT: Ben Bartlett is the former VICE Mayor of Berkeley. Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Stupidity
In this episode, Jennifer and I discuss Vulnerability, Fear, Emotional Intelligence, Oprah Winfrey, and What it takes to build exceptional company cultures. I know I’m not supposed to pick favorites, but this episode really pulled the heartstrings. Jennifer is a wonderful person and embodies a “lover of human beings.” Ok, no further ado, Welcome Through the Wire with Jennifer Peatman
On this episode, we host Bharat Gupte. Bharat works as an independent director on the boards of private or public technology companies CEO of revenue-generating technology companies. His specialty is in Machine learning and AI for Fintech. Bharat is a successful entrepreneur, having helped build companies from inception to more than $100M in revenue. Bharat has an intelligent presence about him that makes it immediately clear he knows the ins and outs of his industry. Another great conversation coming at you from the Computer History Museum - cheers to the Igniter Conference.
Please enjoy, Bharat Gupte
Ravi Belani is a Co-Founder of Alchemist Accelerator and serves as its Managing Partner. He teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University, served as an Associate of Draper Fisher Jurvetson until 2010, and as a Management Consultant of McKinsey. In the past, Ravi has served with Fortune 500 hi-tech and biotech companies on a range of strategic issues, including market attractiveness assessments, pricing, channel strategy, and new product development processes. Ravi is a well rounded person who thinks deeply on a wide variety of topics, as you would expect from an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2006, a B.S. with Distinction in Engineering from Stanford University in 1997, and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University in 1998.
Ravi, the Alchemist!
This episode was recorded just after author and business thought leader, Don Peppers gave his keynote speech. Having degrees from the US Air Force and Princeton University, Don has since written a variety of books such as “Extreme Trust” and “The One to the Future.”
Don is a fiery public speaker who gets his point across clearly and directly. No surprise that he has been ranked as one of the top 100 business intellectuals by various publications across the world. If you are interested in startups, technology, and views of the future, I think you’ll enjoy Don’s alternative outlook.
As an immigrant herself, Sweta has made it her mission to provide holistic and customized immigration solutions to business, families, and individuals. She is a graduate of the UCLA School of Law where she was a member of the Moot Court Society. Tune in to this conversation to learn about the current immigration crisis, and how individuals seeking refuge in America can still do so with the right guidance. (Enter, Sweta Khandelwal)
This is the sneak preview episode for an upcoming longer conversation I have with the venerable “Uncle Henry” as he’s known around the Bay Area. As you’ll hear, Henry has dipped his toes into a variety of fields, and his business savvy has led him to be one of the Bay Area's most respected and successful investors. Venture Capital Week would not be the same without a visit from Uncle Henry, so I’m including this snippet from the Igniter Conference as an hor d'oeuvres for the wine-filled frenzy to come. So please enjoy, Henry Wong
On this episode I host Venture Capitalist. Scott Sorochak. Having grown companies from day one to over 100million dollars in revenue these past 25 years, Scott is something of an expert in scaling businesses. As you’ll hear Scott is a savvy entrepreneur with a nose for success and, because of this, his companies have fundraised over 150million dollars from top tier Silicon Valley Investors.
In this conversation, we dig into Scott’s expertise, as well as his favorite books, quotes, strategies for Scaling businesses and enjoying what you do.