LEAP FORWARD - The 2021 European-American Business Trends Series
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Part 1 - April 22, 2021: INNOVATE FASTER
Innovation in the digital realm has been a leading driver of European and American economies while transatlantic technology investment is giving rise to not only start-ups but to global market leaders. In this panel, we will identify how successful transatlantic ventures are achieving success and hear from experts on opportunities for additional cross-border investment.
> Wim Sweldens, Chief Architect & Co-Founder, Kiswe Kiswe's Virtual Event platform supported 13 pay-per-view concerts in 2020, one of which broke a Guinness World Book of Records. They were named to Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies in 2021.
> Deepak Krishnamurthy, Founder & Managing Partner, Gaia Equity is an inclusive, founder-friendly investment firm with a focus on Enterprise Software. Before Gaia, Deepak was at SAP, where he architected the company’s cloud transformation + M&A strategy.
> Loral Quinn (she/her), Co-founder & CEO, Sustainably Sustainably, award-winning FinTech for the social good startup was co-founded by Loral and her daughter. They won Best of Show at Finovate, Top 10 Virgin Startup, and were named Richard Branson's startup of the year '19.
> Javier de la Torre, Founder & CSO, CARTO CARTO is the world’s leading Location Intelligence platform, enabling organizations to use spatial data and analysis for more efficient delivery routes, better behavioral marketing, strategic store placements, etc.