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Thursday Gathering 05/16

May 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5

  • 3:30-4:00pm Maximizing Your Thursday Gathering Experience with Grant Cooper, Venture Café Ambassador | New to the Thursday Gathering? Come get the lay of the land and understand how you can connect to the community.
  • 3:30-4:30pm Venture Deals Workshop I Kauffman Fellows Academy and Techstars host a free course on venture capital called Venture Deals. Come see what’s on tap this week.
  • 4:30-5:30pm Run Through The Jungle: How American Popular Music Affected the Experiences of Vietnam War Veterans with Grace Powers | Run Through The Jungle explores the American Popular Music that was being produced during the Vietnam War, and the affect that that music had on Vietnam Veterans. Each veteran had a unique experience with music, and through first hand interviews and stories Run Through The Jungle captures different snapshots and soundtracks of the war.
  • 5:30-6:00pm Why Did They Do That?! with Chris Nave | We’ve all had that moment when we ask, “Why did they do that?” or “What were they thinking?” Enter behavioral science. Chris Nave will give an intro to the field including: how does it contrast with- and complement data science, behavioral economics, user experience and other disciplines?
  • 6:00-6:30pm Lightning Strikes 3x by Action Design | In this lightning round, you’ll hear 3 case studies that illustrate how you can apply behavioral science to your business.
  • 6:30-7:30pm Culture, Café Tokyo and a Sneak Peek with our Executive Director, Tracy Brala  | Learn more about the Venture Café global ecosystem, learnings from the seven other Venture Café’s from around the world while in Tokyo, and a sneak peak of an upcoming Venture Café.

Office Hours

  • Lindsay Tabas | Product-Market Fit
    Lindsay’s education is in human-computer interaction and systems engineering, she built her career in user experience and product development, and her persistent passion has always been to design technology for people. (book here)


May 16, 2019
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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