Startup Ideation Bootcamp
|Fecha:||2013-04-09, 06:30 PM|
|Sede:||El Espacio @TheEspacio, Cra 37A # 8 - 43 ofc: 802, Edificio Rose Street, Medellin|
Adeo Ressi is Founding Member of TheFunded.com, an online community of 12,000 CEOs to research, rate, and review funding sources worldwide. Adeo also runs the Founder Institute, a mentoring program that helps entrepreneurs launch hundreds of world-class companies each year. Over the course of his career, Adeo was an early pioneer in the growth of the World Wide Web, an advocate for the burgeoning private space exploration industry, and a champion of casual games and related entertainment. In 1994, he was a founder of Total New York, Inc., one of the first advertiser-supported web media and entertainment properties. The property was later sold to AOL and Tribune Media, becoming AOL Digital Cities. In 1995, he founded methodfive, inc., a strategic web development firm focused on the media and entertainment industry. As CEO, he secured a $2 million investment from PricewaterhouseCoopers and grew the company to 250 employees worldwide, selling the company to Xceed for $88 million in 2000. Mr. Ressi was then Chief Strategy Officer of Xceed, Inc., the NASDAQ-listed web architecture and design firm with over 1,000 employees worldwide.
Serge Kruppa is Director of Engineering, VoIP and Latin America at LiveVox, a leading provider of cloud contact center solutions headquartered in San Francisco. Prior to joining LiveVox, Serge was co-founder and CTO of Peerant, a peer-to-peer contact center startup based in Silicon Valley. That venture was spun-off from Simitel, a successful IVR and speech recognition solutions provider which Serge co-founded in 2001. As CTO of Simitel, Serge was a frequent speaker at Astricon conferences worldwide and also won the Intel prize for a Competitive Mexico in 2004. He pitched in events like the O'Reilly Emerging Telephony Launchpad held in the Bay Area and was a mentor for Endeavor Mexico.
Conrad Egusa is the founder of El Espacio, the top co-working space in Medellín. He has consulted for global brands (Intercontinental Hotels Group), leading internet businesses (Eyeglasses.com), consulting firms (Stacyblackman.com), and Y Combinator startups. His background is entrepreneurial, having founded the company 2minuteGMAT, which is a GMAT prep company, and having earlier founded CampusKiwi, which was an angel investor backed startup. Conrad was formerly a writer at VentureBeat, and has contributed articles to the New York Times.