Entries by BreAnn

Raymond Ealy: Adventures in STEAM

STEAM:CODERS, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, teaches underrepresented and underserved K-12 students the fundamentals of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM). Students engage in a variety of STEAM-related classes (i.e., Coding and Robotics) and field trips that allow students to learn directly from professionals – scientists, engineers and artists – and see technology first-hand. Our […]

Business Advice from the Minds Behind Blaze Pizza

The husband and wife entrepreneur team behind Blaze Pizza, Wetzel’s Pretzels and iSold It On eBay share some of the lessons they’ve learned and some of the secrets to their continued success. From its initial location in Irvine, Blaze Pizza has grown to over 200 locations nationwide. Elise & Rick Wetzel, the husband and wife […]

Jason Robert: The New Internet – A Social Movement Disguised as Technology

A New Internet age is upon us. Fueled by blockchain technology, this shift will catalyze the greatest reallocation of value in human history. Blockchains are a shared record keeping system. Transactions are recorded in a way that’s transparent, immutable, and decentralized. Blockchains aren’t governed by a central authority. The record is maintained by a distributed […]

How to Network with Investors

How to network with investors – the right way. What does that mean? It means knowing what not to do in front of potential investors and how to maximize your potential at networking events. During this presentation you’ll learn about how investors think and how to navigate in their world. You’ll be able to identify […]

Audrey Wu: Chatbots and Conversational Commerce

The bots revolution is happening because the interwebs are going through some fairly dramatic changes—users’ online habits are not what they once were. We’ve all seen that business insider chart that shows the “big 4” messaging apps trajecting past the “big 4” social apps. that chart is at least a year old and shows that […]