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Live from the Café is recorded live at Venture Café Cambridge, where innovation is for everyone. Each episode is a recording of a keynote address, panel discussions, interviews, pitches, or other presentation hosted every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge.Visit us online at venturecafecambridge.org or every Thursday from 3:00-8:00PM at 1 Broadway in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Live from the Café is recorded live at Venture Café Cambridge, where innovation is for everyone. Each episode is a recording of a keynote address, panel discussions, interviews, pitches, or other presentation hosted every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge.Visit us online at venturecafecambridge.org or every Thursday from 3:00-8:00PM at 1 Broadway in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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Live from the Café is recorded live at Venture Café Cambridge, where innovation is for everyone. Each episode is a recording of a keynote address, panel discussions, interviews, pitches, or other presentation hosted every Thursday at Venture Café Cambridge.Visit us online at venturecafecambridge.org or every Thursday from 3:00-8:00PM at 1 Broadway in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Episodes

DefenseInno: Revolutionary Models at Government Labs

11/19/2019
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The following panel discussion took place at our Defense Innovation night at Venture Café Cambridge. The panel discusses the role of government labs in defense innovation. To find out more about our Defense Innovation program, please visit us online at venturecafecambridge.org/defenseinno. PANELISTS Moderator: Dr. Francesca Scire-Scappuzzo, BAE Systems, Inc. Dr. Scire-Scappuzzo is Sr. Dir. of Advanced Technology & Innovation and Tech Scouting Lead at BAE Systems FAST Labs. She was...

Duration:00:58:52

DefenseInno: Universities and Defense Innovators Partnerships to Speed-up Industry Innovations

11/19/2019
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The following panel discussion took place at our Defense Innovation night at Venture Café Cambridge. The panel discusses how universities and defense innovators can partner to speed-up industry innovations. Each of the panelists presents their findings on what’s working and what needs to do to improve partnerships with universities. To find our more about our Defense Innovation program, please visit us online at venturecafecambridge.org/defenseinno.

Duration:00:59:11

Energy Connect: How I Built My Energy Startup

11/14/2019
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The following panel discussion took place during our Energy Connect conference night. During the session, three entrepreneurs share their stories of building successful Energy and CleanTech companies. To read about each of the founders, please visit venturecafecambridge.org/energyconnect.

Duration:01:04:03

Energy Connect: Cracking the Code to Building Energy Companies

11/13/2019
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The following discussion took place during our Energy Connect conference night. During the session, experts from academia, venture capital, and corporate innovation discuss entrepreneurship in energy and clean technology and share their knowledge on what makes an energy venture fail and succeed. To read about the panelists, please visit venturecafecambridge.org/energyconnect.

Duration:01:10:50

Slaying Bias in AI--An Implementer's Guide

11/6/2019
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The following is a segment of a Community Talk given by Deniz Johnson entitled “Slaying Bias in AI—An Implementer’s Guide.” In her talk, Deniz explains how to implement AI systems in highly regulated fields, such as finance and insurance. Deniz has been named a FinTech thought leader and Top100 RegTech Influencer. If you’re interested in hosting a community talk, please submit a proposal online at venturecafecambridge.org.

Duration:00:26:39

Life Insurance is Broken, Why You Should Care, and How to Fix it

11/5/2019
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The following Flash Talk was given by Jake Tamarkin, cofounder and CEO of everyday life. In his talk, Jake explains why life insurance is broken, why you should care, and how you can fix it. Jake has over 20 years of leadership experience at MetLife and Ernst and Young before launching his own startup. To give your own flash talk at Venture Café Cambridge, submit a proposal on our website at venturecafecambridge.org.

Duration:00:39:03

FinTech: How I Built My FinTech Startup

10/31/2019
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The following conversation highlights leadership in seed-stage FinTech companies – how is it different when it’s there and what’s missing when it’s not. Founders discuss how an organization leverages the assets of leadership and how startups create an inclusive environment. The panel features Raven Smith from Jointly, Eilon Shalev from Elphi.io, David Fragale from Arwen.io, and Dipali Trivedi from everyday life.

Duration:01:00:13

FinTech: Challenges and Opportunities in Financial Technology

10/30/2019
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With the synergy of finance and technology, Fintech has the potential to disrupt current business practices in many major industries. Challenges range from cyber-security, regulation, and the potential loss of the human touch. Opportunities exist for payment systems, banking operations, investment management and financial advisers. The following panel discussion aims to categorize financial technology opportunities and challenges for the near and long term as well as the technologies that...

Duration:00:51:26

FinTech: Mythbusting Financial Technology for the Underserved

10/29/2019
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Conventional wisdom often tells Americans that building short-term savings is the key to building wealth. However, due to factors such as income volatility, increasing debt, unexpected expenses, and savings accounts that are failing to meet their needs, Americans are struggling to build an emergency fund and are taking on high-cost debt or dipping into their retirement accounts to address their financial challenges. Before building wealth, people need to achieve a baseline level of...

Duration:00:35:22

Strategies for Accelerating Research and Development in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

10/24/2019
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The following panel discussion took place during our annual Robotics and AI Connect night. During this session, entrepreneurs discuss innovation in robotics and AI, sharing perspectives on the role and opportunities for research and development in various industries. The panel features Ken Sutton from Yobe, Byron Stanley from Wavesense, Tina Chen from Activ Surgical, and Eamon Carrig from Autonomous Marine Systems.

Duration:00:39:23

Innovations in Robotics and AI: Key Factors to Successful Projects

10/23/2019
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The following keynote address by Bruce Tannenbaum, manager of technical marketing for vision, AI, robotics, and autonomous applications at MathWorks, was given at Venture Café Cambridge’s annual Robotics and AI Connect night. In this talk, Bruce Tannenbaum presents key factors for successful projects and illustrates the importance of these factors using case studies from diverse vision applications including automated driving and crop harvesting.

Duration:00:21:54

Innovative Use Cases of AI and Machine Learning Across Industries

10/22/2019
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The following Round Robin Discussion took place at Venture Café Cambridge during our annual Robotics and AI Connect Conference. Four experts representing distinct industries present the latest developments and the current applications of AI and Machine learning to their sector of practice. Moderated by Chris Requena, the discussion features Randy Tate of iFlip!, Charis Loveland of ML Assist, and Gaugarin Oliver of CapeStart.

Duration:00:57:31

Founders Over 55 Fireside Chat hosted by AGENCY with Rob Kornblum

10/21/2019
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This fireside chat took place at Venture Café Cambridge during our Founders Over 55 affinity group. The chat was hosted by Danielle Duplin, co-founder of AGENCY, with Rob Kornblum, startup advisor and author of Never Too Late to Startup: How Mid-life Entrepreneurs Create Wealth, Freedom & Purpose. AGENCY is equal parts coworking, programming, and an international community of innovators to make the aging journey better for all. To join us at the next open meeting of Founders Over 55,...

Duration:00:39:23

Feature: Open Avenues on Immigration and Innovation

10/11/2019
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Danielle Goldman, co-founder of Open Avenues, speaks about her company's novel approach to high-skilled immigration for companies and employees. In our first feature segment, Danielle discusses the H1B visa lottery and what it takes for small companies to retain foreign-born talent.

Duration:00:16:05

Product Development Cycle Community Talk

10/7/2019
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In this community talk, David Orozco and Christopher Davis, cofounders of GenOne Technologies, explore the product development cycle.

Duration:00:20:10

Dare to Be Global: Globalizing Entrepreneurship

9/30/2019
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On this episode of Live at the Café, our panel discusses how international companies from emerging economies can scale into the United States, and also how US-based startups can partner and grow in overseas markets.

Duration:00:53:58

Supply Chain Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges

9/24/2019
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During this panel discussions, panelists from retail, transportation, product development, and academia will discuss innovation in the supply chain – both opportunities and challenges – and how the product journey from manufacture to sale will continue to change with advances in technology. Panelists include: Emma Cosgrove, Supply Chain Reporter, Supply Chain Dive; Dr. Josué C. Velázquez-Martínez, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics; Ashley MacLearn, Director of Replenishment,...

Duration:00:55:36

Shop, Click, Collect: How Rapid ECommerce Expansion is Redefining the Supply Chain

9/20/2019
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Troy Leshko, Executive Lead of Operations & Logistics for Peapod Digital Labs, gives a keynote address that explores the intersection of the supply chain and e-commerce and how the rapid growth of omnichannel retailing and online shopping is impacting supply chains–at the warehouse, in transportation and logistics, and through the last mile.

Duration:00:26:09